Pandora Media Announces New Hire, Promotions

Pandora Media announced a hire for the newly created post of director of national accounts and three promotions to director of sales positions.

Tim Leedom joined the Internet-radio provider in the new post with the mission of accelerating ad revenue growth at top brands. Leedom had been U.S. media director for Nike.

Pandora also announced the promotions of Priscilla Valls, Rob Thiel and Meaghan Kessman to director of sales spots.

Director of Northeastern sales Valls has been with the company since August 2008, director of central region sales Thiel since November 2008 and director of Southwestern sales Kessman is a three-year Pandora veteran.

Chief revenue officer John Trimble said:

We’re delighted with the success these new directors have brought to our premium display team. Their promotions reflect our commitment—in 2010—to provide our partners with strategic leaders as Pandora’s multiplatform offerings continue to evolve.