Alex Musil, executive vice president of product at Shazam, has joined Guardian News & Media as director of product.
From August, Musil will oversee the development of the media company’s product team and also be handed responsibility for planning its product portfolio, reporting to Tanya Cordrey, director of digital development.
Cordrey said: "We are delighted to be welcoming Alex to the Guardian. He brings with him extensive experience that is completely in line with the Guardian's forward-thinking approach towards digital innovation. Heading up our product team, Alex's role is critical to the development of our next generation product portfolio".
Musil added: "I'm excited to soon join the passionate and talented team at the Guardian. The Guardian has been a continual innovator in delivering great content and products in the digital arena. I look forward to working on the many more innovations to come."