Raphaël Awóṣéyìn has been named Chief Marketing Officer at hi-res music service Qobuz.
Marc Zisman has also been appointed Chief Music Officer at the company.
Awóṣéyìn has spent two years at Qobuz as Head of Quality Assurance, and later became Chief Customer Officer.
Combining the roles of Chief Customer Officer and Chief Brand Officer, Awóṣéyìn will be responsible for managing customer experience, alongside increasing the presence of the brand internationally.
As a member of the Board of Directors, Awóṣéyìn also oversees the Marketing Department.
Before Qobuz, Awóṣéyìn spent seven years working for companies such as Axa, Publicis Sapient and Younited Credit.
Marc Zisman, meanwhile, has spent 15 years as Editor-in-Chief at Qobuz.
In his new role, Zisman’s responsibility covers all Qobuz markets including France and other markets worldwide.
Zisman will be responsible for editorial strategy, involving the production of editorial content, creation of original playlists and curation of new releases.
Qobuz says he also leads the licensing team in charge of content management, particularly in high resolution and digital booklets.
“Qobuz has always had a unique approach.”
Raphaël Awóṣéyìn, said: “Qobuz has always had a unique approach, based on passion and respect for music in all its authenticity.
“My core objective will be to meet the expectations of customers as closely as possible by providing them with a high-quality experience; one that creates a strong and lasting bond, and places Qobuz in the circle of emblematic brands.
“I am particularly proud to accompany the platform in achieving its ambitious objectives and to consolidate its stature as a pioneer in high-quality sound, both in France and international.”
“I am grateful for the trust that Qobuz has placed in me.”
Marc Zisman, added: “I am grateful for the trust that Qobuz has placed in me.
“These new responsibilities will allow me to promote the philosophy and originality of this platform, which is unlike any other.
“I’m driven to make this uniqueness of Qobuz even more widely known, whether it’s the extensive editorial content or the selections backed by a catalogue of high-quality sound, it’s the most unique worldwide!
“The eclecticism of the global music offering is highly impressive and Qobuz is there to support its subscribers.”
In May, Qobuz expanded its service into six additional countries: Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, Chile and Portugal.
In 2021, Qobuz launched in Australia, New Zealand and the Nordic countries.
The company also acquired Japanese high-resolution download service e-onkyo music in October 2021.Music Business Worldwide