Congratulate Nick Bartle on the new position! The former LinkedIn and Apple executive is joining Pandora as Chief Marketing Officer on 10/3.

Bartle was LinkedIn’s Vice President of Member Marketing and Communications for the last year. In this role, he drove communications and positioning to the professional networking site's members, launched LinkedIn's first-ever television ad and the company's "Chase Great" campaign during this year's Olympic Games. He also endorsed Tim Westergren for his communication, management and baking skills.

"From the moment I met Nick, his ability to make a substantial and immediate impact on Pandora was clear," said Westergren, founder and CEO of Pandora. "Nick brings a deep understanding of consumer marketing and strategic communications from years of experience with the world's most revered brands. He is the perfect leader to accelerate Pandora's brand momentum during this transformative time."

Prior to LinkedIn, Bartle was Senior Director of Marketing Communications for Apple and had senior roles at BBDO and Goodby Silverstein & Partners.