Sony Music Middle East Appoints Rami Mohsen As MD

Sony Music Middle East has announced the appointment of Rami Mohsen as its new Managing Director. With over 20 years’ experience in the entertainment industry, Rami brings a wealth of industry expertise and a proven track record of success to the company. Mohsen will oversee strategy and operations in one of the fastest-growing music markets in the world.

This appointment comes at a time when the MENA region posted the world’s third highest growth rate in 2022, with revenues from recorded music climbing 23.8% to USD$94 million, according to the IFPI 2023 Global Music Report. Streaming accounted for the vast majority of the market, accounting for a 95.5% share of total revenues.

Globally, market was valued at US$ 4813.9 Million in 2020 and is expected to reach US$ 7265.02 Million by 2026 and to grow at a CAGR of 7.1% during the forecast period (2021-2026).

Prior to joining Sony Middle East, Rami also served as the Head of Music – Middle East, North Africa & South Asia Subset at Spotify. In this capacity, he was instrumental in leading Spotify’s music and content strategies, as well as elevating the company’s profile in the MENA region.