Delia Orjuela Appointed President of Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame; Rudy Pérez, Desmond Child Continue In Executive Roles

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The Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame (LSHOF) has introduced new senior management, with former president Rudy Pérez assuming the position of chairman/CEO and Delia Orjuela, BMI’s vp of Latin Music, appointed president. Co-founder and former chairman/CEO Desmond Child turns into chairman emeritus and also will proceed to co-executive produce the group's annual La Musa Awards. Betsy Pérez (who's married to Rudy Pérez) will proceed because the group’s government director.

The shift, and the appointment of Orjuela, mirror the enlargement of the group, which was based by Child and Perez, and in 2013 hosted its first ever La Musa awards.

"As President, Delia Orjuela is the best particular person to assist take us to the subsequent stage since she has served for a few years and continues to serve with distinction as BMI’s head of Latin Music. Delia is extremely revered and admired by everybody in our neighborhood and we're thrilled and honored to have somebody of her caliber and expertise be part of us in our noble mission," stated Pérez and Child in a joint assertion. 

Pérez and Child, two of Latin music’s most established and revered songwriters and producers, collectively based the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame and hosted its first La Musa awards in 2013. Since then, the group and its occasion have continued to develop. 

"As co-founders of the Latin Songwriters Hall Of Fame, Desmond and I've been working facet by facet since we joined forces and created the world’s first group that really honors and celebrates the lives and music of Latin music’s best songwriters and composers," stated Perez. 

"There is a lot to do to propel the Latin Songwriters Hall Of Fame into the longer term that I’ve determined to re-focus all of my energies in the direction of serving to to conceive and develop particular tasks such because the Latin Songwriters Hall Of Fame Museum - LA MUSA EXPERIENCE and worldwide occasions to develop our international attain," stated Child. "Thankfully, Rudy agreed to step into the chairman/CEO place as we proceed to be shut companions on all fronts."

In addition to Pérez, Orjuela and Child, songwriter Claudia Brant and publishing executives Alexandra Lioutikoff and Jorge Mejía proceed to function senior vice presidents of the LSHOF.