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Slacker Radio Names Duncan Orrell-Jones CEO

Slacker Radio has named Duncan Orrell-Jones as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective Feb. 10, 2014.

Orrell-Jones will oversee day-to-day operations at Slacker Radio, set product strategy, and lead the development of its digital music service across smartphones, tablets, the Web, and connected cars.

Previous CEO Jim Cady will remain at Slacker Radio as a member of the company’s Board of Directors.

“I’m excited to welcome Duncan to Slacker Radio and look forward to working with him to lead the company into its next stage of growth,” said Slacker board member Jim Cady.

Orrell-Jones joins Slacker Radio from Nintendo of America, where he served as Senior Vice President of Network Business, leading strategy and operations for Nintendo of America’s digital business.

Prior to Nintendo, Orrell-Jones was Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Disney Interactive Media Group, Asia Pacific, where he led a significant expansion of Disney’s business on digital platforms including the launch of a Disney-branded mobile phone service in Japan.

He has also served in executive positions at Disney’s Feature Animation, Disney Toon Studio, and Broadway Theatrical Productions groups.

“I’m honored to have the opportunity to lead Slacker Radio in what promises to be its most exciting period of growth,” Orrell-Jones said.

Slacker Radio delivers handpicked music on smartphones, tablets, the Web and in connected cars.

In the picture above: Slacker Board Member Jim Cady (Left) and Incoming Slacker CEO Duncan Orrell-Jones (Right).

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