Spotify appoints Global Head of Business Develoment

The Spotify team just got one bigger with the appointment of Faisal Galaria (@fais) as Global Head of Business Development. Galaria was previously international MD of He served as VP of global business development at Fon and once worked at Skype. At Spotify, he’ll be responsible for international expansion, partnerships and distribution.

This appointment will come as welcome news to Spotify fans in countries the service hasn’t (officially) reached yet, most notably the US and Canada. It’s a signal that the company is making international expansion a priority. Which is awesome. Our only reservation is Galaria’s taste in music