De-Fender of the faith: Meet Fender CEO Andy Mooney

George Garner

This is probably going to be hard to believe, but here goes anyway. In its rich and influential history, the iconic guitar brand Fender has never had a CEO that, well, actually plays the instrument. At least that was true up until the arrival of Andy Mooney in 2015.

“I’m actually the first CEO of the company that’s ever played guitar,” he says, as he begins to tell Music Week – with endearing passion – about his life-long love affair ...

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