Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega: Key Contributor to Televisa’s Success

     Grupo Televisa, S.A. is the largest media company in the Spanish-speaking world. Their shows are consistent to get high ratings, and they have been broadcasting internationally through partners like Univision. The success that the company is experiencing right now would not be possible without the assistance of Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega, the company’s current executive vice president. Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega has been with the company for so many years, and he is a close friend of Televisa’s executive vice president, Emilio Azcarraga Jean.

When he was younger, he used to live in New York City and worked for a private law firm. He felt that his home country needed a law firm as well, so he called out some of his colleagues and decided to establish their own law firm in Mexico. This law firm became successful, and is now regarded as one of the leading law firms in Mexico. He met Emilio Azcarraga Jean when he served as his personal attorney, and then he was offered to join Televisa. He was given the position as a chief financial officer, working hard to lead the company in a positive light. He gave his assistance in restructuring the company after the father of Emilio Azcarraga Jean died, and because of his help, the company soared high and outperform its predecessors, and it gave back the full control of the company back into Emilio Azcarraga Jean’s hands.

Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega was appointed as the executive vice president after the company’s restructure. During his term as the vice president, he made a deal with Univision, amounting to $1.2 billion. He worked hard for months just to have the deal signed, and because of it, Televisa was given the access to the coveted US Hispanic Market. Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega was credited for turning this enormous deal in to reality. Because of this partnership, the value of the company rose, and their profit has risen exponentially. Emilio Azcarraga Jean is grateful that he has someone like Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega working at his company. Aside from his executive vice presidential role, Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega also acts as a board member for Televisa, as well as with others companies like Bolsa Mexicana de Valores, Pepsi Bottling Group Mexico, Empresas Cablevision, Sky, and many more. He is also an active attendee of the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference, which is an annual even held in Idaho which features heavy weights from different fields and industries, including the business sector, politics, philanthropy and culture.



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