Chief Marketing Officer of The Latin Recording Academy Davina Aryeh was honored at the Women of Excellence Awards

  • Betty Spence, Ph.D., President, NAFE, Davina Aryeh, CMO Latin Recording Academy, and Subha V. Barry, Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Working Mother Media
November 30, 2017 -- 1:00 pm PST

Miami, FL. (November 30, 2017)—Chief Marketing Officer of The Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences®, Davina Aryeh, was honored this morning with the "Rising Star" award by the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) during the 2017 Women of Excellence Award ceremony. Aryeh was recognized for her outstanding business accomplishments and leadership.

"It is a pleasure and joy seeing Davina receive the recognition she deserves. I have had the honor of working alongside her for several years and I am repeatedly impressed and inspired by her business acumen, creativity, honesty, ability to secure top tier sponsors, and the positive and congenial spirit she brings to her team—her success is equally matched by her professionalism, warmth, and generosity," said Gabriel Abaroa Jr., Latin Recording Academy President/CEO. "I am sincerely proud to have Davina as a member of my executive staff; our organization benefits daily from having individuals of her caliber working here." 

Davina Aryeh joined The Latin Recording Academy in 2011 and was named Chief Marketing Officer in 2016. Reporting directly to Gabriel Abaroa Jr., Latin Recording Academy President/CEO she is responsible for multimillion-dollar sponsorship revenue and strategic partnerships, and has negotiated agreements with top global brands ranging from Mastercard to L'Oréal. Before joining The Latin Recording Academy, Aryeh worked on Latin American strategy at the National Basketball Association. Aryeh has been a guest speaker at SXSW, Miami Marketers and the Colombian Chamber of Commerce in Bogotá.

The annual NAFE Women of Excellence Awards honor the achievements and accomplishments of outstanding women committed to serving and enriching their workplaces, their communities, and the world. Winners are chosen for their vision, courage, compassion, proven success and generosity as demonstrated by how they help other women and girls succeed. 

Dr. Betty Spence, president of NAFE, says, "NAFE proudly presents our 2017 Women of Excellence awardees as exemplary of the growing movement of women who focus on both their own career success and on that of other women and girls. They are changing the landscape for women at their companies and in their businesses through their support and encouragement."




The Latin Recording Academy is an international, membership-based organization comprised of Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking recording artists, musicians, songwriters, producers and other creative and technical recording professionals. The organization is dedicated to improving the quality of life and cultural condition for Latin music and its makers. In addition to producing the Latin GRAMMY Awards to honor excellence in the recorded arts and sciences, The Latin Recording Academy provides educational and outreach programs for the Latin music community either directly or through its Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation®.  For more information about The Latin Recording Academy, please visit


The National Association for Female Executives (NAFE), founded in 1972, serves 20,000 members nationwide with networking, tools and solutions to strengthen and grow their careers and businesses. Working Mother magazine publishes the annual NAFE Top Companies list. provides up-to-date information, a community for women in business, and access to member benefits. NAFE is a division of Working Mother Media, owned by the Bonnier Corporation.



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NAFE PR contact:
Andrea Kaplan:
917. 836.2741