It is said that Apple hired Rebecca Horne as his new head of music and other services in Australia and New Zealand. According to Music Business Worldwide, Horne (pictured) was named Sydney Country Director for Apple Music, Apple News, Apple Books, iTunes, and App Store in the region.
She moves to Apple from the National Rugby League (NRL) where she has been the head of the Digital & Data Officer for the last two and a half years.
The report by Music Business Worldwide added that "Prior to joining the NRL in 2016, Horne was three years CEO of Network Ten, where he grew in revenue by 74% and revenue by 27%.
Exec is known in the five-year music circles she spent at Fox Interactive Media from 2006 to 2011, when the company owned MySpace.
Horne was the first Australian employee of MySpace. Then she became GM in Europe and Australia, before being named MD and SVP by MySpace International.
She personally negotiated license agreements to launch MySpace Music in the UK (with PRS) and Australia (with APRA / AMCOS). "