Friday, 22 July 2011

Founder of Europe's #1 country radio station joins AirPlay Direct

The US-based company AirPlay Direct, as noted earlier on the European Bluegrass Blog, gives a global digital music-delivery system supplying radio and other entertainment media with downloadable content both from well-established musicians and from emerging artists.

AirPlay Direct has now appointed Lee Williams (left) as manager of international development. Williams is the founder and sole owner of Europe’s #1 country music radio station CMR, which is in its seventh year of broadcasting and reaches each month nearly 500,000 listeners around the world. With AirPlay Direct, he will be responsible for day-to-day development of strategic partnerships. Robert Weingartz, chairman and CEO of AirPlay Direct, says: 'From inception, AirPlay Direct was designed to be a resource that could be utilized around the globe. Lee is just the person to help us grab a firmer hold in the European market.'

For more information about AirPlay Direct visit the company's website, follow it on Twitter, or contact PLA Media at +1 615 327-0100.