Deborah Dugan is an American executive who was the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Recording Academy from August 1, 2019 to January 16, 2020. She was the first woman to hold the position.
|Birth name||Deborah Dugan|
|Origin||Long Island, New York|
|Occupation(s)||President and CEO of The Recording Academy on administrative leave|
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Recording Academy PresidencyEdit
On May 8, 2019, the Board of Trustees of The Recording Academy confirmed that Deborah Dugan would be the next President & CEO of The Recording Academy. Deborah Dugan began her tenure as President of The Recording Academy on August 1, 2019, succeeding Neil Portnow as President. Dugan is the first woman to serve as President of the Recording Academy.  
On January 16, 2020, Dugan was relieved of her duties as President and CEO and placed on administrative leave from the organization. Recording Academy Chairman Harvey Mason Jr. took over as interim President and Chief Executive Officer.
- Aswad, Jem (Apr 13, 2019). "Deborah Dugan to Succeed Neil Portnow as Recording Academy Chief". Retrieved Apr 23, 2019.
- Aswad, Jem (Apr 16, 2019). "Who Is Deborah Dugan, the New Boss of the Recording Academy?". Retrieved Apr 23, 2019.
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| President of The Recording Academy
Harvey Mason Jr.