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Industry Moves: Groove Mobile, Sony Ericsson

Groove Mobile has promoted Adam Sexton to Chief Marketing Officer, where his responsibilities will include driving the development of Groove Mobile’s off portal business with wireless companies, entertainment companies, and artist managers. “Sexton has over sixteen years of experience in marketing and management in the entertainment, technology, and wireless industries. Prior to joining Groove Mobile, Sexton was the VP of Marketing for the Entertainment Technology Group at Macrovision. Earlier in his career he was Vice President of Product Management at Arista Records, where he was responsible for the marketing of all of Arista’s pop and rock artists, including Santana, Sarah McLachlan, Dido, and Whitney Houston, among many others.”

Sony Ericsson has announced that Anders Runevad, President Ericsson Brazil, will join Sony Ericsson effective 1st January 2007 as Executive Vice President and Head of Sales. In his new role at Sony Ericsson Anders Runevad succeeds Jan Wareby and will report to Sony Ericsson President Miles Flint. “Mr Runevad is a native of Lund and has a Masters of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Lund. He joined Ericsson in 1984 as a Design Engineer and has over the years assumed roles in the areas of R&D, product management, marketing and sales. He has worked for Ericsson in Sweden, Singapore and the US, prior to his current position in Brazil.”