Christopher Hart takes on CFO role for Aspiro
Christopher Hart, current CFO of WiMP Music takes on the CFO role for Aspiro AB. The role will now incorporate both parent company Aspiro and daughters WiMP Music and RADR Music News.
”Chris has been absolutely instrumental in the structuring of WiMP’s business transformation in the last 12 months. He has demonstrated top notch financial acumen and discipline, especially in helping the company navigate through the recent new share issue. I’m confident that Chris will excel in his new group role and we look forward to his continual leadership in Aspiro’s finance management,” says CEO of Aspiro Andy Chen.
A British national, Christopher Hart was hired as Business Controler for WiMP Music in June 2012 and became CFO for WiMP Music in December the same year. He is an ACMA Qualified Chartered Accountant (CIMA), holds a Master of Accounting and Finance from the University of Leeds Business School and a Bachelor in Business Studies from Manchester Met Business School. Prior to joining WiMP Music, he was a Senior Finance Planning Analyst at Specific Media in London. Previous experience also includes Financial Analysis Manager and Analyst at Eurostar UK and Business Issues Coordinator at ALSTOM.
”The plan is to build on the good progress the finance team has made in driving forward the right business decisions. As a company we find ourselves in the enviable position as the market leader of high quality streaming, through the WiMP HiFi service, and have ambitious plans to exploit this to the fullest extent. These are indeed exciting times for Aspiro and I am looking forward to helping push the company forward over the coming months,” said Chris Hart, CFO of Aspiro.
Jörgen Carlsson, who’s been CFO for Aspiro the last year will continue in the company in his primary role as Head of Group Accounting.
This information is mandatory for Aspiro AB (publ) to publish pursuant to the Swedish Securities Exchange and Clearing Operations Act and/or the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading Act. This information was submitted for publication at 09.20 am on 11 August 2014.
For questions, please contact: Andy Chen, CEO, (+47) 948 317 83, firstname.lastname@example.org
Aspiro in Brief
Aspiro is a media technology company on the forefront in the ongoing redefinition of music consumption. Through its subscription service WiMP, the company offers a complete music experience with HiFi quality audio and integrated editorial, magazine and video. In parallel, Aspiro is a content provider to the online media industry through RADR, helping its partners to attract and retain visitors on their web sites. Read more on www.aspiro.com