Genovese New CMA Chief

The Country Music Association board of directors has upgraded Tammy Genovese’s title of chief operating officer to chief executive officer, CMA chairman Mike Dungan announced.

The title is new to the organization and reflects an expanded role for Genovese.

She’ll work with the CMA board developing strategies and a long-range plan for the continued growth of the organization.

In addition, veteran staffer Bobette Dudley will handle more of the day-to-day operation of CMA in the new role of senior VP of operations.