Politics

Man Who Brought Spotify to the PH Died in the Stockholm Attack

He is survived by his wife and 6-year-old son.
IMAGE FOC/HANDOUT/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK
Comments

Chris Bevington, a 41-year-old Spotify executive, was one of the four victims in the April 7 attack in Stockholm. A UK citizen, Bevington had worked at the music streaming service’s Stockholm office in his position as the director of global partnerships/business development.

In this role, Bevington had teamed up with a local telecom company to bring Spotify to the Philippines.


ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

His father shared his loss in a statement to the BBC: “We are all devastated by the untimely and tragic death of our talented, compassionate and caring son Chris. A wonderful husband, son, father, brother and close friend to many. The family requests absolute privacy at this incredibly difficult time to mourn his passing in peace.”

Bevington was killed last week, along with two Swedish and one Belgian citizen, when a 39-year-old Uzbek citizen allegedly hijacked a truck and used it target pedestrians. Fifteen people were reportedly injured in the terrorist attack, of which eight victims remain hospitalized.  

Comments
View More Articles About:
About The Author
Esquire Philippines
View Other Articles From Esquire PH
Comments
Latest Feed
 
Share
A new survey from Microsoft and IDC shows that sentiments towards AI technology are largely positive.
 
Share
They might not be Filipino, but they believed in the country.
 
Share
First launched in 2015, the Everest holds up well as an all-around mid-sized SUV.
 
Share
 
Share
These science-backed hacks will boost your metabolism quickly.
 
Share
The Adidas Continental 80 is the perfect way to welcome summer.
 
Share
So, you’re a coffee lover huh? Bet you didn’t know these tidbits.
 
Share
These women fade into the background during PBA games, or at least try to. But ladies of such rare beauty really can't. Soon they inevitably become the cynosure of most eyes.
 
Share
If it's extra potent, it could make you five times more likely to develop psychosis.
 
Share
The Netflix show takes the puzzle-box cable TV formula and turns it into something welcome and new: a fun and funny mystery series.
Load More Articles