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Shazam’s chief product officer Daniel Danker heads to Facebook

Daniel Danker has left his position as Shazam’s chief product officer to take on a similar role at Facebook.

He is joining the social media giant as product director and will be based in San Francisco, according to his LinkedIn profile.

A Shazam spokesperson told The Drum: "We can confirm that Daniel Danker will be leaving Shazam, and we wish him all the best. We have initiated a search for his replacement."

Danker joined Shazam in 2013 where he was tasked with expanding the music-recognizing app into the TV realm.

Before Shazam, he served as general manager of programmes and on-demand at BBC.

To see the UK's top Shazamed ads, check out The Drum's latest Shazam chart.