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Industry Moves Roundup: Sonos; Dow Jones Online; Warner Bros.; Valleywag; Crayon/Digitas

Sonos: Digital streaming system developer Sonos has tapped former Sony executive Phil Abram as president and COO. Most recently, he served as VP and senior GM in Sony’s TV products division. Before Sony, Abram held executive positions at Sharp Electronics and Eastman Kodak. Fresh from a $6 million second round financing, Sonos, which markets a system that lets users control their digital music throughout their home, brought Abram on to lead its global expansion plans. (Release)

Dow Jones Online: Raanan Bar-Cohen has left his post as director of product strategy at Dow Jones Online to become VP of Media Services at Automattic, the blogging services company behind WordPress. Bar-Cohen worked on a number of product initiatives at DJO, including the launch of media/tech blog AllThingsD.

Warner Bros.: Digital media and kids programming veteran Lisa Judson has been named president of Warner Bros. Animation. She replaces Sander Schwartz, who left that job to spearhead broadband production work for the cartoon division. Judson