Courtney Holt named MySpace Music's new leader
Digital music service ends long search for chief by handing reins to MTV exec.
MySpace Music, the digital music service for the News Corp's social network, has finally named a leader.
Asby CNET News on Friday, MySpace Music has hired Courtney Holt, an MTV exec and a longtime digital music veteran as president of the digital music service, the company said Tuesday.
Holt is expected to start work on January 5, the company said in a statement. MySpace Music went through ato hire a chief, with at least backing out at the last minute.
"Courtney understands how to successfully blend technology with music and the resulting new business opportunities born from such a combination," said Chris DeWolfe, MySpace CEO.
Holt was executive vice president of Digital Music for the MTV Networks.