Ex-L.A. Times Exec Kathy Thompson Joins SiriusXM As Chief Marketing Officer/EVP
December 12, 2013
Former Los Angeles Times President/COO Kathy Thompson has joined SiriusXM as Chief Marketing Officer/EVP for the satcaster. According to the Times, Thompson will report directly to SiriusXM CEO James Meyer and support efforts to increase subscribers and retain its current customers.
"I am excited about the possibilities we can achieve in this area under Kathy’s leadership," Meyer wrote in a memo. "Kathy is a deeply experienced and highly respected executive with years of experience at major subscriber-based companies."
In addition to her position at the Times, Thompson was previously COO of Tribune Co.'s Publishing unit, and spent time at FLO TV (a division of Qualcomm) and DirecTV.