Symphonic Distribution expands into Africa and Mexico

Ariel Etbul

Independent music distribution and marketing company Symphonic Distribution has expanded into Africa and Mexico.

The news marks Symphonic’s expansion into Brazil in January.

In Africa, Symphonic has enlisted Tamsanqa Ngxeketo to lead a team based in South Africa that consists of A&R and Client Marketing services.

Additionally, the company says it has secured key partnerships and aggregators focused on Afrobeats, Gospel, Gqom, and other genres.

In Mexico, Symphonic has enlisted Ariel Etbul to lead its efforts in the region.

Etbul has over 18 years’ experience in the music industry.

“I am thrilled to see Symphonic expanding in these very exciting markets.”

Jorge Brea, Symphonic

Jorge Brea, Symphonic CEO, said “I am thrilled to see Symphonic expanding in these very exciting markets.

“The individuals we’ve brought on board have a lot of experience in the territories and understand the needs and wants of creators in their respective regions.

“Having them on board will not only mean a great service offering for creators but it additionally means that we, as a company, will get better by building tools that can help super serve in these markets. What we are doing is only the beginning.”

“I am excited to join Symphonic.”

Tamsanqa Ngxeketo

Tamsanqa Ngxeketo said: “I am excited to join Symphonic with key personnel aimed at shining a light on new and exciting talent in South Africa and beyond.“

“Symphonic’s Latin roots and presence is very exciting.”

Ariel Etbul

Ariel Etbul added: “Symphonic’s Latin roots and presence is very exciting.

“My team members and I are thrilled to be a part of this dynamic, growing company. We are excited to show the world what we can do together.”

Symphonic’s further expansion follows last October’s announcement that FUGA and Symphonic had struck distribution deals with Nigeria-based streaming startup MePlaylist.Music Business Worldwide

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