AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND (CelebrityAccess) – Apple announced this week that it has hired Rebekah Horne as its new Country Director for Apple Music, Apple News, Apple Books, iTunes and the App Store in Australia and New Zealand.
Horne joins Apple from the National Rugby League (NRL), where she was Chief Digital & Data Officer.
Prior to joining NRL in 2016, Horne was the Chief Digital Officer of Network Ten for three years, where she grew digital revenue by 74%. She also spent five years at Fox Interactive Media from 2006 to 2011, during which time the company owned MySpace.
As MD and SVP of MySpace International, Horne personally negotiated licensing deals for the launch of MySpace Music in the UK (with PRS) and Australia (with APRA/AMCOS).
Horne will be based in Apple’s Sydney office.