Monday, April 10, 2017

R.I.P.: Spotify Exec Chris Bevington Dies In Truck Attack

Chris Bevington
Chris Bevington, an executive at music streaming service Spotify was killed in the Stockholm truck attack Friday (April 7), the company’s co-founder/CEO Daniel Ek confirmed on Facebook.

“It is with shock and a heavy heart that I can confirm that Chris Bevington from our Spotify team lost his life in Friday’s senseless attack on Stockholm,” Ek wrote on Facebook Sunday. "Whilst this terrible news is sinking in, our primary focus is on supporting the family and loved ones of Chris in any way we possibly can."

Bevington, 41, had served in the role as director of global partnerships/business development at Spotify. He worked at the company for five years, according to Billboard.

Four victims were killed in the attack, in which a hijacked beer truck was driven into an upscale department store, the Associated Press reports.

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