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2021 Billboard International Power Players

2021 Billboard International Power Players

We’re very excited to congratulate The Orchard’s own Albert Torres (VP, Latin), Priya Dewan (VP, South Korea & Southeast Asia), and Laura Tesoriero (VP, Latin) who have all been named this year’s Billboard International Power Players! Your passion and tenacity are unparalleled and the achievement is beyond deserved. Our power players set the bar to an incredible level. Each and every day they empower our distributed artists and labels, introducing music to new markets and guiding artists to new heights on a global scale, all whilst leading international teams.  

We couldn’t be celebrating today if it weren’t for our talented partners and music lovers. It is an incredible honor to be recognized besides so many groundbreaking creatives, executives and thought leaders. Thank you for making music and working with us to share it with the world!

Drew Hill – Managing Director, Proper Music Group 

Walter Kolm – CEO/President, Walter Kolm Entertainment 

Fede Lauría – Founder, Dale Play Records 

Ilich Rausa – Founder, Rude Records 

Phil Sales – Partner, Three Six Zero 

Bang Si-Hyuk – Chairman & CEO, BIGHIT MUSIC / HYBE

Marcelo Soares –  CEO, Som Livre 

Alejandro Soberón Kuri – Executive President/CEO, OCESA/CIE 

Pete Tong – President, Three Six Zero 

Lenzo Yoon – Global CEO, BIGHIT MUSIC / HYBE

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