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Bill Simmons Upped To Head Of Global Sports Content, Max Cutler To Head of Talk Creator Content & Partnerships In Spotify Exec Revamp

Bill Simmons Upped To Head Of Global Sports Content, Max Cutler To Head of Talk Creator Content & Partnerships In Spotify Exec Revamp

In the wake of last month’s news of Courtney Holt’s exit from Spotify, the company has made several moves in its exec structure as it continues to expand in podcasting and creator-driven content.

Bill Simmons will continue to lead The Ringer, the outlet he founded and sold to Spotify in 2020, but is also being upped to head of global sports content and managing director of The Ringer. In the new role, he will lead sports strategy around the world, which will aim to build on progress in the category in the U.S.

Simmons will report to Julie McNamara, who will continue to serve as head of talk studios, overseeing all original content across Spotify. Along with the Ringer, suppliers under her aegis include Parcast and Gimlet as well as original partnerships such as Bad Robot, DC/WB’s Batman Unburied, Jemele Hill’s Unbothered Network and Prince Harry

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