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Yvette Nhunhama, Synch Licensing Manager
Yvette studied Event Management and upon completing her studies, she has been working in customer facing roles. Most recently, Yvette worked for model agencies in Dubai where her role was to liaise with clients, including many brands and small to medium enterprises in the UAE, and talent. During this time, Yvette was assigned exclusive, high profile, projects due to her excellent communication skills and her genuine interest in people.
Sales and client care has always been at the core of every position which Yvette has undertaken. Yvette has undertaken such roles with a sense of pride and she always strives to provide an excellent service and put her clients’ needs first. Yvette is full of life and that comes out in her work and everything she does.
Her love for music led her to join the PopArabia team. She says, “Not only is music food for the soul, but it’s also a way for us to communicate without having to say much”. Yvette has made it her personal mission to represent PopArabia as a leading music publisher and rights consultancy in MENA, while ensuring that clients always get the best music for their productions and enjoy the benefits of working with reputable brands such as EMI and BMG.
Ray Ahmed, Business Development Lead
Ray Ahmed is a passionate music creator and business executive from Assam, India with a Masters in Global Entertainment and Music Business from Berklee College of Music. Starting his career as a guitar player, composer and sound designer, Ray has worked across numerous disciplines including contributing music to films, documentaries and live theatre. He later co-founded and assumed the role of Chief Sound Designer at RedCardinal Motion Pictures based out of Dibrugarh, Assam where he continued to work in film, music and advertising campaigns.
Relocating to the United Arab Emirates in 2020, Ray’s experience cuts across global markets. This includes developing and launching the Musaico Festival and handling licenses for Disrupción Records in Valencia, Spain, acting as a festival consultant for India’s Rocka Rolla Events and consulting for companies, artists, and music projects based out of India, Europe, Brazil, Canada and the United States over the years.