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FUGA announces new US base, signs up Tommy Boy

By | Published on Tuesday 18 October 2016


Digital distributor FUGA has announced that it will open a US base in New York to better serve its North American customers, including new client Tommy Boy Entertainment. The company’s David Driessen will relocate to New York to run the new office, where he will be joined by Anna Siegel, formerly with 7digital, who will handle business development and client relations.

Confirming the new base, FUGA CEO Pieter van Rijn told reporters: “Demand for FUGA’s technology and distribution services has guided our decision to set up a dedicated Americas hub, in the capable hands of one of our directors, Dave Driessen. Anna Siegel has fantastic experience and knowledge of the American market, and will be a great asset to that end”.

Rijn also said he was “excited” to add Tommy Boy to his client base, while the founder of the US independent, Tom Silverman, added: “It is increasingly important for independent record labels to remain competitive in this period of industry adjustment. FUGA is an important part of the operational set-up Tommy Boy has developed to foster artist and catalogue growth”.