Ray Williams of Music Marketing Elected to The NAMM Board of Directors
Industry leader will serve three-year term helping to guide the global music product industry
- February 10, 2022
- by Paul Fattahi
- Press Release
TORONTO - February 10, 2022 – At its Annual Meeting of Members held in late January, the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Board of Directors welcomed Ray Williams, President of Music Marketing, to a three-year term on NAMM’s Board. The NAMM Board of Directors provides guidance and leadership to the global music instrument, pro audio, and entertainment technology industry.
Upon the announcement, Williams shared, “I’m honored to join the NAMM Board of Directors. My goals are to gain more insight into NAMM’s vision, mission, and objectives and use my experience to recommend opportunities and strategies to further broaden and strengthen our industry, especially the music software and technology sector.”
Music Marketing is a Toronto-based music software and hardware distribution business. Founded in 1991, the company has since expanded to include offices in Inglewood, California, Europe, and Asia. In addition to his role as President, Williams serves as the President of XCHANGE Market Corp. and Managing Director of the International Music Software Trade Association (IMSTA), a global nonprofit association of music software companies. IMSTA is dedicated to conducting public education about piracy in the music software space. Williams is a member of the Audio Engineering Society and has received a Technical EMMY and Technical GRAMMY® for his work and related products in the space. He also teaches as a contract professor of Music History at York University.
Contact: Paul Fattahi
The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is the not-for-profit association with a mission to strengthen the $17 billion music products industry. NAMM is comprised of 10,400 member companies located in 104 countries. NAMM events and members fund The NAMM Foundation's efforts to promote the pleasures and benefits of music and advance active participation in music-making across the lifespan. For more information about NAMM, please visit www.namm.org, call 800.767.NAMM (6266) or follow the organization on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.