Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega and Top Media Firms in Mexico

     Currently, the media industry in Mexico is growing and vibrant. Mexico has a wide array of entertainment, information and news sources offered via a broad spectrum of modern and traditional media. Examples of major regional and national magazines and newspapers include El Norte, Milenio, El Universal, Reforma, and La Jornada just to name a few. There are major top broadcast TV companies such as Televisa and Azteca. As a result, Mexicans have quite some options for pay television, radio, and even internet.

Televisa

This company operates national TV networks with entertainment, news, and sports broadcast on approximately seven channels. Televisa is one of the biggest media companies in Hispanic America. In fact, it is the second largest corporation in the media industry in Latin America. The company also operates a subsidiary TV cable well known as Televisa Networks which distributes the programs via satellites.

Azteca

TV Azteca, on the other hand, is the second large company in Mexico’s media industry that is owned by Grupo Salinas. This company is in competition with Televisa as well as other local media companies. The company reaches over 13 countries in Central and South America. Apart from that, Azteca also owns two soccer clubs known as Atlas and Monarcas Morelia.

About Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega

Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega is a Mexican native who serves as the Director and Executive Vice President of Groupo Televisa, S.A. Alfonso has had the privilege of being on the board of the company since 1997. Afterward, he became the Chief Financial Officer between 1999 and 2003. In 2009, Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega became the finance committee chairman for Televisa. Currently, Alfonso sits on the board of Sky Television, Bolsa Mexicana de Valores, and Empresas Cablevision.

Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega was the instrumental financial mastermind who brokered a 1.2 billion dollar deal between Univision and Televisa which aimed at improving the company’s access to the American Hispanic market. Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega kick started his career as the CFO of White & Case LLP. He later on progressed and became a founding partner in Mexico’s leading law firms Angoitia, Mijares and Cortés y Fuentes, S.C. Mr. Alfonso is an active Philanthropist Nad is heavily involved in charitable organizations such as Kardias A.C and American School Foundation.

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