Deezer has been very busy this year making more key hires across its senior team. Jorge Rincon joined Deezer in August as the new MD of North of America, Julia Herd joined the management team in London as the new VP of PR and Riad Hawa joined the business as a new Head of Audio.
Jorge Rincon joined Deezer in August as MD North-America. Jorge has over 19 years’ experience in mobile internet, advertising, content, applications, and media. He has been primarily responsible for growth across all of his roles and was responsible for entering 13 different LATAM countries. He joins Deezer from Tigo, where he was responsible for strategy, innovation and development of convergent Digital Services for LatAm.
Deezer also hired a new VP of Communications, Julia Herd to lead the development and execution of a global communications strategy. She previously worked at HTC, where she held various positions within communications and PR function.
Riad Hawa joins to take on the newly created role of Head of Audio. Riad will lead the Audio channel and the Audio product strategy. He joins Deezer from a competitor Spotify, where he was heading up global relationship with audio hardware partners. Riad has over 10 years of experience building digital content strategies and partnerships between the hardware and the content industries, he is experienced at European and global level of product distribution & market dynamics, including Android tablets, Smartphones, PCs, e-ink reading devices.
Deezer is a global web-based music streaming service available in over 180 countries. With 16 million monthly active users and five million paid subscribers, Deezer offers unlimited access to a catalogue of 40 million tracks and over 30,000 radio channels. Deezer allows users to listen to an extensive range of audio content from all the major global record labels and a growing roster of indies.