In an official announcement, Audible revealed that its newly created position of senior vice president of content acquisition and development in the company will be occupied by former Spotify, Yahoo and Viacom content leader, Rachel Ghiazza.
As per the announcement, Rachel Ghiazza is expected to play a crucial role in the audiobook and audio storytelling company’s aim of creating original content.
The talent relations team, content deal operation and content acquisition deals of Audible will be led by the newly appointed Rachel Ghiazza.
Speaking on the announcement, a brief translation of Audible’s EVP and publisher, Beth Anderson, states that, Rachel’s previous accomplishments speak for itself, she will help Audible to expand and grow its catalog of entertaining and informative audio.
As per announced by Audible, the executive vice president and publisher of the company, Beth Anderson will be the one who is in charge of Ghiazza’s work, which reportedly will focus more towards making new acquisitions and forming tie-ups with new content deals.
Prior to her latest job role, Rachel Ghiazza was appointed to a leadership position in Yahoo as well as Viacom, after which she worked for six years as a content leader for Spotify.
The former content leader of Spotify joins Audible at a period where the company is seeking to invest heavily in creating original content, currently Audible offers content from comedians, journalists, playwrights amongst others.