Fifty-five-year-old Alfonso de Angoitia serves as a vice president and director of the largest media outlet in the Spanish-speaking world, running several subsidiary companies including TV Televisa and Televisa Radio.
Mr.Angoitia is among the longest serving executives of Grupo Televisa, having joined the board in April 1997. Before joining the board at Televisa, Alfonso de Angoitia worked at White and Case LLP and was a finding partner of one of Mexico’s top law firms, Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, S.C.While here, he worked as the personal attorney to the CEO of Grupo Telivisa Emilio Azcárraga. Since then, the two have formed a strong friendship which is evidenced in his influential position at Grupo Televisa.
Alfonso de Angoitia has been very instrumental in laying down the financial and legal structures of Grupo Televisa. He is considered a key driver in the growth of the conglomerate. Mr.Angoitia was at the center of a $1.2 billion deal between Televisa and Univision , which gave Televisa a wider rich in the highly potential US Hispanic market.
.The VP of Grupo Televisa is also well known for his philanthropic activities and sits as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Kardiasa. He is also a member of the American School Foundation Board of Trustees as well as a member of Fundación Mexicana para la Salud A.C and participates in several philanthropic causes.
As a major stakeholder in the media industry, Alfonso de Angoitiais a notable attendee and contributor to the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference media summit that takes place in in Idaho. The conference brings together leading figures in the politics, business, culture and social activities and well-known philanthropists.
Mr. Angoitia’s lengthy experience in business has made him valuable assets in Grupo Televisa’s operations and as the digital space continues to influence media undertakings, his input will be prominently sought after.