Spotify CEO, Daniel Ek has revealed the sad news on Facebook that his employee was among those killed in Friday’s terrorist attack in Stockholm, Sweden.
Chris Bevington, a 5-year employee of the music streaming service, was killed when a truck drove into a crowd in Stockholm on Friday afternoon. Spotify CEO Daniel Ek confirmed Bevington’s death in a post on his Facebook page.
“It is with shock and a heavy heart that I can confirm that Chris Bevington from our Spotify team lost his life in Friday’s senseless attack on Stockholm,” Ek wrote. “He has had a great impact on not just the business but on everyone who had the privilege to know and work with him. There are no words for how missed he will be or for how sad we all are to have lost him like this.”
Ek went on to say that he is “deeply saddened and upset” that the attack occurred in Sweden.
“The only light in this deeply tragic moment is the outpouring of love, compassion and solidarity that we have seen from everyone,” Ek wrote. “And that was exactly the kind of person Chris was as well.” h/t businessinsider
Our thoughts and prayers are with Bevington’s family and friends at this difficult time.