Nute Gunray was a Neimoidian from the planet Neimoidia. Following a stint as Minister for the Trade Federation, he rose in power after the Stark Hyperspace War in 44 BBY, eventually becoming Viceroy of the Trade Federation. In 32 BBY, Gunray participated in the occupation of Naboo to settle a trade dispute that began in the Galactic Senate.
If that doesn’t say Merry Christmas what does? I didn’t expect Ewoks riding reindeer (ok – I did) but this seems like we are off to a slower than usual start. That being said the weekend is coming and we have 22 more gifts to open. Maybe things will get better.