Latin Grammys ups Abaroa

Exec adds chief executive officer to his title

Latin Recording Academy prexy Gabriel Abaroa Jr. has added chief executive officer to his title.

Announcing the promotion of Abaroa, who has headed the Recording Academy’s sister Latin unit since March 2003, chairman of the board Luis Cobos said, “Gabriel has graciously served the Latin Recording Academy for the past seven years as president, making immense strides to reach an international audience and establishing the Latin Grammy Awards as a brand recognized worldwide.”

Cobos added: “He continues to demonstrate great leadership and is determined to create and support new initiatives and programs that will further increase the visibility of Latin music and culture.”

Org, which mounts the Latin Grammy Awards telecast by Univision, has offices in Los Angeles and Miami.

Before joining the Latin Recording Academy, Abaroa was vice chairman of its board of trustees. He was previously chief exec of Wireless Latin Entertainment.

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