Maureen Droney to manage P&E Wing.

Maureen Droney has been named executive director of the Producers & Engineers Wing for the Recording Academy. In her new position, she will report to Angelia Bibbs-Sanders, Recording Academy VP of member services.

Droney will be responsible for managing the daily activities of the P&E Wing, as well as working to further develop programs for its members and leadership.

Droney has worked in the music recording industry for more than 20 years, most recently as executive VP/GM of the Kiva Family of Studios, which includes the House of Blues Studios in Los Angeles and Memphis, and East Iris in Nashville. For the past 10 years she has also been the Los Angeles editor for Mix magazine.

She began her career as an assistant engineer at the legendary Automatt Studios in San Francisco, later working as a freelance engineer on projects for George Benson, Whitney Houston, John Hiatt, Tower of Power and Santana, among others.