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Audible promotes new top lawyer after GC’s exit to Netflix

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(Reuters) – Lori Landew, a Philadelphia-based leisure lawyer who joined Audible Inc’s authorized division two years in the past, has been promoted to normal counsel, the Amazon.com Inc-owned audiobook firm stated Thursday.

She succeeds Stas Zakharenko, who departed for a senior authorized position at Netflix Inc in July. Landew most not too long ago served as a vice chairman overseeing content material for Audible’s authorized staff.

Landew will assume the overall counsel position on Monday, reporting to CEO Bob Carrigan. She is going to lead Audible’s authorized operations, together with content material creation, manufacturing and distribution, in addition to issues associated to model consciousness, cultivation, integration and promotion, the corporate stated.

Earlier than becoming a member of Audible in 2019, Landew was a companion at Philadelphia-founded Fox Rothschild, the place she was a frontrunner of the agency’s leisure and sports activities legislation follow.

Earlier she practiced at Cozen O’Connor, briefly ran her personal agency and served as normal counsel of the Ryko Corp, which was acquired by Warner Music Group in 2006.

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