The Association Of Independent Music (AIM) has announced the appointment of Sara Al Hamad as membership coordinator.
Reporting to membership manager Jude McArdle, Al Hamad will be based in London and has previously consulted for music companies in Croatia and the US. She has worked extensively in sync and is qualified in copyright law.
Al Hamad will work across various member-focused projects, including a revamp of AIM’s website, the development of its Regional Champions initiative, plans for AIM’s 20th Anniversary activity and new three-day global conference, AIM Connected.
Sara brings a great mixture of knowledge and experience
Jude McArdle, AIM
AIM has also appointed current membership administrator Callum Johnson to the newly created role as friends of AIM manager. Johnson, previously featured in Music Week’s Rising Star column, will oversee the organisation’s associate member scheme.
Jude McArdle said: “Sara will be a great asset to the AIM team. As we continue to strengthen our commitment to member services it’s important that we have the right staff in place to fully service the individual needs of our ever-growing community, and Sara brings a great mixture of knowledge and experience to help achieve this. Callum has done a fantastic job as Membership Administrator. His elevation to friends of AIM manager is fully deserved and highlights our desire to provide real support and value to our associate members.”