Fender Play Foundation appoints Aarash Darroodi as president

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Fender has announced that Aarash Darroodi has been appointed as the new president of the Fender Play Foundation, succeeding previous co-presidents Evan Jones and Ed Magee.

Darroodi has been with Fender for some time and until recently occupied the role of Executive Vice President and General Counsel, working across all of the music giant’s brands, including Gretsch, Jackson, Charvel, Bigsby – and, of course, Fender and Squier.

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Matt Parker
Features Editor, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is Features Editor for GuitarWorld.com. Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar, NME.com, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched CreativeMoney.co.uk, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.