South America has experienced considerable growth over the last few decades. One particular country that has been central to this growth is Mexico. A number of large companies have used the largest-speaking country in the world as a launch pad for the rest of the Spanish-speaking world. This has particularly been true for Mexican media companies. A number of Mexican media giants, chiefly Grupo Televisa and TV Azteca, have outgrown the Mexican market in recent years and decided to expand into the rest of South America. Grupo Televisa has been particularly successful in this endeavor as it has grown to become the largest media company in all of the Spanish-speaking world.
Grupo Televisa has gotten to the position it currently is in through the implementation of shrewd and innovative strategies. One such strategy has been the signing of an exclusive agreement between the company and Univision. As a result of the $1.2 billion deal, unlike its competitors, Grupo Televisa can now sell its media content to the millions of Spanish speakers in America. Next to the Chief Executive Officer, the Grupo Televisa executive who has played the biggest deal in the implementation of such strategic moves, is Executive Vice President, Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega.
Mr. Noriega is one of the company’s most loyal servants having been with the company since 1991. Over the many years he has been with the company, he has held a number of key positions including the Chief Financial Officer and a member of the board. His most important appointment, however, came in 2000 when he was appointed the company’s Executive Vice President.
Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega sits on a number of institutions and companies’ boards. He is currently a director of the Pepsi Bottling Group Mexico S.R.L. de C.V., PBG Mexico, Empresas Cablevision S.R.L. de C.V and Innova S.R.L. de C.V. He also sat on the board of The American School Foundation between 2001 and 2010.