Ryan Williams-Reid has been named Client Relationship Manager at UK-based financial company Voly.
The role is effective immediately, and Williams-Reid will be based at the company’s Manchester offices.
He will report jointly to Head of Music Mary Viscomi, who joined Voly in November 2021, and Operations Manager Cate Crawford.
Williams-Reid joins Voly from his former position as Synch Executive at Sentric Music, and has experience in working with artists, new talent, and management teams.
Williams-Reid will be responsible for overseeing all of the company’s music client’s needs, maintaining relationships with clients and onboarding them onto the Voly platform.
He will also have a remit to source new business and will play a key role in the company’s “ambitious” growth strategy, it says.
Voly soft launched in September 2021, and is aimed at “simplifying and streamlining budgeting, accounting processes and reporting for artists, managers and business managers”, it said at the time.
Voly will operate on a monthly subscription model, and is being used by several undisclosed UK music companies.
“Ryan’s appointment is a key part of our strategy.”
Ian Flanagan, Voly
Ian Flanagan, Founder and CEO of Voly, said: “Ryan’s appointment is a key part of our strategy to find team members with music industry experience and expertise as we grow this important part of our business.
“His ability to bridge connections and build networks will be invaluable to what we are aiming to achieve, and he will play a pivotal role in our music industry outreach programme moving forward.”
“Voly is a groundbreaking proposition.”
Ryan Williams, added: “Voly is a groundbreaking proposition that is going to change the way our industry approaches all forms of artist accounting and its really exciting to be joining their journey at such an early stage.
“They are ambitious and confident and it’s going to be great playing a part in helping them realise their ambitious plans.”Music Business Worldwide