Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega’s Role in the Success of Grupo Televisa

Top Media Companies in Mexico

The media has always played a crucial role in the development of any society. In the recent years, we have witnessed the growth of media companies in countries like Mexico. Several media companies have emerged in the Mexican television. This has been good news for Mexico which for a long time had its media industry regulated by the government. However, in 2002, the first freedom of information bill was passed and signed by the ruling president at the time, who was president Fox.

Since the signing of the freedom bill, there has been a healthy competition in the Mexican media industry. Some of the big names in the Media include; America Movil, FEMSA, Grupo Mexico, El Puerto de Liverpool, Grupo Televisa, GFNorte, Grupo Bimbo, Grupo Inbursa, Arca Continental and Grupo Carso. Grupo Televisa which is run by Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega is the largest media company in Latin America.

About Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega

Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega is most recognized for his role as the Director and Executive Vice President of Grupo Televisa. He studied in the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, where he attained his law degree. Mr. Noriega joined Televisa in 1997. He became the chairman of the group’s finance committee in 2009.

Career

Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega once worked in White & Case LLP in New York. He, later on, became a co-founder of Mijares, which is a law firm in Mexico. He has worked with the American School Foundation and also as an Independent Director at Grupo Modelo, S.A.B. de C.V. He started working with Televisa as the attorney of Emilio Azcàrraga who is the CEO of Grupo Televisa. He is credited with the tremendous growth in Grupo Televisa. He has held his position as the Executive Vice President of Grupo Televisa since 2000.

He is also involved in Philanthropy work. This is evidenced by his involvement with several foundations. He is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Kardias A.C. His level of commitment to his work continues to make Grupo Televisa into the icon it is today.

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