Dan Hodges has been named VP of catalog development at independent publishing company Murrah Music Corp. in Nashville, reporting to owner and president Roger Murrah.

Dan Hodges has been named VP of catalog development at independent publishing company Murrah Music Corp. in Nashville, reporting to owner and president Roger Murrah.

Hodges has been associated with the company as an independent songplugger for the past five years. He also operated publishing company Large Opportunity Music in an alliance with Murrah. His previous experience includes stints at BMG and Fame Music Publishing.

Murrah has just begun its 15th year of operation. The company employs 13 songwriters, including Murrah and writer/artists Rachel Proctor and Shannon Brown.