New personnel bolster Deezer’s rapid international expansion

Posted by | February 11, 2013 | NEWS


As Deezer continues to drive forward in its efforts to become a truly global service delivering locally relevant content, a series of key new appointments have been made over the past three months to help ensure its delivery.

New appointments made to Deezer’s International team are Laurent Billion, Clément Cézard and Ludovic Pouilly.

 

Laurent Billion, Chief International Officer

As Chief International Officer at Deezer, Laurent is responsible for Deezer’s international strategy and its roll-out around the world – from opening offices in new markets to negotiating local deals and partnerships with the teams.

With a diploma in econometrics, Laurent began his career at Bossard Consulting. Since then, Laurent has been the Managing Director of the French subsidiary of Vivendi-Universal Games, before founding a video game development studio and working as CFO for Wonderphone and COO for Moonscoop.

 

Clément Cézard, Chief Development Officer

With 15 years in the Internet and Telecommunications industry, Clément has experience working for a range of companies including Sun Microsystems, start up Club Internet and Vodafone/SFR.

Having began his Deezer career as CMO, Clement has been appointed to head up the business development team. As CDO, his role includes leading on strategic partnerships such as Orange and Samsung, advertising sales and artist marketing operations.

 

Ludovic Pouilly, SVP, Institutional & Music Industry Relations

Ludovic has been appointed Deezer’s SVP of Institutional & Music Industry Relations, having first joined Deezer as Director of Legal & Business Affairs back in 2008, and becoming a board member in 2010. He has a wealth of experience in the digital music industry, having spent four years as Director of Music & Comedy Acquisitions for France Telecom & Orange, two years as Vice President of ESML (Union of Online Music Services Providers) and 11 years as Digital Business Affairs Manager for Sony Music Entertainment.

  

With Deezer’s rapid and continued expansion into new territories, Managing Directors and key leadership personnel have been appointed over the last six months, joining the existing team of country managers, business development and editorial staff around the world.  

Mathieu Le Roux – Brazil and Latin America

Mathieu Molinero – Area Manager for Nordics, Baltics, Singapore & South Korea

Thomas Heymann – Australia and New Zealand

Milan Goltz – Germany, Austria & Switzerland

Laura Mirabella – Italy

Selen Zorlu – Turkey

Leonardo Nascimento – Spain

Maciek Jaworski – Poland

Szabolcs Horváth – Hungary

Eduardo Mussali – Mexico

Justin Erdman – Canada

Apicha Honghirunrueng – Thailand

Clément Gossé – Deezer Development, Asia Pacific

 

Interested in a job? www.deezer.com/jobs

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