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Voz de Mando's Jorge Gaxiola Appointed AfinArte Music's Head of A&R

Jorge Gaxiola
Ernesto Coria

Jorge Gaxiola

Voz de Mando lead vocalist Jorge Gaxiola has been named AfinArte Music's head of A&R, Billboard can confirm.

Gaxiola also co-founded the independent regional Mexican music label whose roster includes chart-topping singer-songwriter El Fantasma, Los Dos Carnales, Los Dos De Tamaulipas, Voz de Mando and Kanales.

AfinArte is also betting on fresh talent by signing up-and-coming singer-songwriter Ruben Salazar, who has written songs for Gerardo Ortiz, Julión Álvarez and Banda El Recodo, and rising artist Adriana Ríos.

Gaxiola, along with AfinArte's president Luis Sánchez and Eddie Magallón, the label's co-founder and vice president, have expanded the company's operations in Mexico and the U.S.

The current organizational chart of AfinArte Music in both countries is as follows:

USA

Luis Sanchez – President & CEO (co-founder)

Eddie Magallon – VP (co-founder)

Jorge Gaxiola – Head of A&R (co-founder)

Ivan Sandoval – CFO

Miguel Serrano – Head of Touring

Maria Inés Sanchez – Director, Marketing and PR

MEXICO 

Jose “Pepe” Vazquez – Head of operations & Booking

Diana Menchaca – PR Manager

Pablo Casillas – Manager, Digital Marketing

Hernan Peña – Coordinator, Digital Marketing

Patricia Mejia – Coordinator, Social Media

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