Amazon MP3 adds digital music from Warner
SEATTLE and NEW YORK Amazon.com and Warner Music Group today announced that customers can now find DRM-free music audio downloads from Warner Music Group on Amazon MP3, Amazon’s a la carte MP3 digital music store.
In addition to purchasing individual songs, Amazon MP3 customers will also be able to access digital music products such as album bundles containing exclusive tracks.
“Our customers are delighted with our DRM-free MP3 service. We have received thousands of emails from our customers since our September launch thanking us for offering the biggest selection of high-quality MP3 audio downloads which play on virtually any music device they own today or will own in the future,” said Bill Carr, Amazon.com vp of digital music. “With the addition of great Warner Music Group content, our customers will discover even more of the music they love on Amazon MP3.”
Dixon Ticonderoga names Currie ceo
HEATHROW, Fla. Dixon Ticonderoga has named Donald Currie has been appointed ceo, effective Jan. 1, 2008, succeeding Richard Asta.
Currie currently serves as evp of marketing and sales and on the board of directors of Dixon Ticonderoga.
“We are extremely pleased to have someone of Don Currie’s caliber within Dixon to assume this important leadership role,” said Candela. “He is the ideal candidate to succeed Rick Asta and lead Dixon at this point in the company’s history.
Currie joined Dixon Ticonderoga in 2004 as senior vp of sales and marketing and was promoted to evp in the same capacity in 2005 after the company’s acquisition by FILA S.p.A. Prior to joining Dixon, Currie had 14 years of consumer products sales and marketing experience, serving in various marketing leadership positions with Martin Yale Industries, A.T. Cross Company and Fruit of the Loom Activewear.
Deckers Outdoor bumps Ziv to coo
GOLETA, Calif. Deckers Outdoor has announced that, Zohar Ziv, currently cfo and evp of finance and administration, has been promoted to the newly created position of coo, effective Jan. 1, 2008.
Ziv has served as cfo and evp of finance and administration since March 2006. Prior to joining Deckers Outdoor, he served as cfo with EMAK Worldwide.