Music Managers Forum Canada (MMF Canada) today announced President Ryhna Thompson is stepping down for professional and personal reasons. Ryhna will remain on the MMF Canada Board of Directors, and continues to run her management company Envision Management & Production, working with artists such as Kid Koala, Bell Orchestre, Esmerine, Colin Stetson and more.
Speaking of her four years as MMF Canada President, Ryhna commented “From my early days as a member of MMF Canada and throughout my tenure as MMF Canada President, I have felt passionate about the possibilities this organization holds. It has been an honour and privilege to work alongside an exceptional Board of Directors to guide MMF Canada to be where it is today. I am excited that Meg will be taking on the role of President and know that she will have a fresh energy that will inspire all us to keep striving to reach this organization’s potential.”
MMF Canada is proud to announce and welcome new President Meg Symsyk. With over a decade of experience as a marketing executive at Universal Music Canada, Meg Symsyk had her hand in a wide range of many key artist campaigns including Canadian artists Bryan Adams, Nelly Furtado and Rufus Wainwright and international acts Queens of the Stone Age, Beck, Sheryl Crow, Sting, No Doubt and Gwen Stefani. For the last six years, she has been an integral part of SRO-ANTHEM, a full service management, label & publishing company, working with Rush and Brody Dalle. Meg has also spent the last three years on the MMF Board of Directors.
MMF Canada warmly welcomes Meg Symsyk to her new position effective immediately.
Music Managers Forum Canada (MMF Canada) is a non-profit trade association serving over 150 members who represent more than 200 Canadian and International acts. As the management sector’s voice in the industry, the MMF Canada objectives are to work collaboratively with the larger music community to offer education, resources, advice, discounts and a network of peers. In addition, MMF is a lobbying force to various levels of the government on behalf of its members on key issues that affect managers and their artists.