Technological advancements have significantly revolutionized the Mexican media landscape. It has played a critical role in further cementing the leading position of longstanding industry leaders such as Televisa while also leading to the springing to life of new media entities. Additionally, technological advancements have radically changed the media broadcasting and programming landscape with more entities embracing digital technology with the launching of digital platforms through new subsidiaries. Mexican media companies such as Grupo Televisa, Grupo CIE, Grupo Reforma and Cinemex have increasingly coveted the expansive Hispanic audience in the United States. With the help of Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega, an experienced lawyer with excellent insight on U.S business environment, Grupo Televisa has significantly made inroads in the audience with the signing of a multimillion deal with Univision.
Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega’s Career and Education Background
Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega meteoric rise through the Mexican media industry and through the ranks and Grupo Televisa is founded on his excellent management, financial and organizational restructuring and retooling skills and grasp of the American business environment. The latter played a key role in the successful negotiation of a programming rights deal between Grupo Televisa and American-based media conglomerate, Univision. Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega is an experienced lawyer who launched his law career at White & Case LLP where he served as an attorney. Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega left the New York City-based law firm to cofound Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, S.C. He was the firm’s founding partner from 1994 to 1999, during which he also doubled as Grupo Televisa’s chief financial officer and board secretary from 1998.
In addition to his board membership in numerous companies including Sky and Pepsi, he is currently serving as Grupo Televisa’s vice president in charge of finance and administration. Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega, a LLB degree from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México holder, also serves as a director at Univision.