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Valeisha Butterfield Jones Has Been Elevated To Co-President Of The Recording Academy

The Recording Academy is making boss moves! In an all-new power move, the Recording Academy has named Valeisha Butterfield Jones and Panos A. Panay as co-presidents. The announcement was made Tuesday (June 22) by CEO Harvey Mason, Jr. and will become effective on Aug. 16, 2021. “This new structure is recognition that further progress and building of the organization requires exceptional leaders with different strengths and areas of focus in order to drive innovation and accountability,” read the announcement. “With the aim of better serving Recording Academy members and the music industry at large, the team will work directly under Mason, whose title will shift to CEO.”   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by V A L E I S H A. (@valeisha) Butterfield Jones was named the first-ever chief diversity & inclusion officer of the Recording Academy just last year. Now, as the co-president, she will oversee the Recording Academy’s people and culture, membership, and awards, and...

Shanique Yates

Jun 23, 2021