MIAMI (CelebrityAccess) – Sony/ATV Music Publishing has promoted Jorge Mejia to President & CEO, Latin America and US Latin.
In this new role, Mejia, who reports to Sony/ATV Chairman & CEO Jon Platt, will oversee the company’s operations across the US Latin market and the Latin American region, including its offices in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Miami, where he is based.
The Columbian-born Miami-raised Mejia joined Sony/ATV as an intern in 1997 and was promoted to President, Latin America and US Latin in 2016. Under his leadership, Sony/ATV has established itself as the No.1 Latin music publisher with a roster that includes “Despacito” songwriters Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Erika Ender, as well as Nicky Jam, Maluma, Wisin, Yandel, Ricardo Arjona, Tainy, Darell, Andres Castro, Descemer Bueno, Residente, Farruko and countless others.
Platt said: “Jorge is a giant of Latin music and has been at the forefront of its phenomenal growth across the world. He is also one of the most forward-thinking executives that I have ever worked with. Jorge possesses a rare combination of outstanding musical knowledge and business acumen. This is a well-earned promotion and I know that under Jorge’s leadership our Latin division is in exceptional hands.”
Mejia added: “With Latin music firmly established as a worldwide phenomenon and the music industry continuing to grow, this is truly an unprecedented moment. I am grateful to Jon for the opportunity to serve at the next level at Sony/ATV, a company I love and where I have spent my entire professional career. I am thrilled to be working together on behalf of our songwriters in this moment of extraordinary potential.”