General Manager Europe / Spotify
Michael Krause took over the position as General Manager Europe at Spotify at the beginning of March 2021. In addition to his role as General Manager for the DACH region, Krause is responsible for Spotify's businesses in the Nordics, UK and Ireland, France and Benelux, Southern and Eastern Europe as well as Russia and CIS countries.
Back in October 2017, Michael Krause took over the newly created position of Managing Director Central Europe at Spotify. As former Vice President for Central and Eastern Europe and CEO EMEA at the French music streaming service Deezer, Michael Krause was responsible for more than 100 markets. Prior to this, he was Managing Director GSA at MyVideo.de (Magic Internet GmbH) and at Ampya (ProSiebenSat1 Media Group), which he also co-founded.