FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Release Date: 7 Oct (Thurs) at 9am BST / 12pm Dubai time
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 7 October 2021: Galaxy Racer, one of the fastest-growing esports, gaming and lifestyle organizations in the world, headquartered in Dubai, with market presence in Middle East North Africa, Southeast Asia, Europe and South Asia, has announced the appointment of Walid Singer as the Chief of Staff.
Previously the Head of Marketing at Galaxy Racer, Walid was part of the core team that successfully spearheaded the marketing growth at Galaxy Racer when it first started back in 2019 and it has now achieved a global footprint with over 370 million followers worldwide, with over 100 content creators and over 2 billion monthly views. As part of his new role as Chief of Staff, Walid will be responsible for advising and supporting Galaxy Racer’s various divisions.
Before joining Galaxy Racer, Walid forged a career in technology that supported the entertainment industry in his home country of Lebanon. In 2012, Walid co-founded startup Presella, the first ever e-ticketing platform for events in Lebanon which provided a platform for promoters, musicians, and artists to create events in the region. Thanks to his pioneering work within the technology field, Walid was named one of the top 20 entrepreneurs in Executive Magazine and featured as Arabian Business Entrepreneur of the Week.
Walid went on to take part in accelerator programs around the world that supported Middle Eastern startups, such as PITME Labs in Silicon Valley, and was mentored by some of the biggest technology and startup founders. From 2016, Walid led Digital Marketing efforts at award-winning agencies before finding his home at Galaxy Racer as the Head of Marketing.
Paul Roy, CEO of Galaxy Racer commented, “Walid’s entrepreneurial spirit combined with his fantastic marketing knowledge has played a huge part in our growth since 2019. Walid has helped to develop and nurture our team which has grown tenfold over the last two years and now spans multiple territories. His move to Chief of Staff is well-deserved and a natural promotion.”
Walid Singer, Chief of Staff at Galaxy Racer commented, “The promotion to Chief of Staff is a huge honour. Galaxy Racer has allowed me to combine all of my experience and passions, supporting talent from MENA, developing a business in esports which is the evolution of entertainment and ensuring how we communicated was effective to onboard the right partners. I’m very excited to embark on the next chapter of my journey with the team.”