Alfonso de Angoitia

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Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega
Born Mexico, D.F.
(1962-01-17)January 17, 1962
Nationality Mexican
Occupation Executive Vice President of Grupo Televisa, S.A.

Alfonso de Angoitia (born January 17, 1962) is a director and Executive Vice President of Grupo Televisa, S.A., the largest media company in the Spanish-speaking world.[1]

Board memberships[edit]

Angoitia has been on the Board of Televisa since April 1997. On April 20, 2009, Angoitia, an Independent member of the Board of Directors of Grupo Modelo SAB de CV was also named Chairman of the company's Finance Committee. Other board memberships include Bolsa Mexicana de Valores, Empresas Cablevision, PBG (Pepsi Bottling Group) Mexico, and Sky, among other companies, and has also served as Alternate member of the Board of Directors of Univision.

Career[edit]

Before taking over as Executive VP, Angoitia was Chief Financial Officer (1999–2003).[2] Prior to joining Grupo Televisa, S.A., he worked at White & Case LLP in New York City, and then became a founding partner of Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, S.C., one of Mexico’s leading law firms. Angoitia was the personal attorney of Emilio Azcárraga, the current CEO of Grupo Televisa; after the death of Azcárraga's father, Emilio Azcárraga Milmo, Angoitia worked together with Emilio Azcárraga to financially and legally restructure the company and regain operating control.

Mr. Angoitia is considered Televisa's financial mastermind and a key ally of owner Emilio Azcárraga Jean.[3] He was instrumental in putting together a months in the making, $1.2 billion deal between Univision and Televisa, which greatly improved Televisa’s access to the coveted US Hispanic market in the United States.[4]

Alfonso de Angoitia is a regular annual attendee of the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference media summit in Idaho, an annual conference hosted by private investment firm Allen & Company which typically features business, political, philanthropic and cultural heavyweights.

Philanthropy[edit]

Mr. Angoitia is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Kardias A.C as well as a member of Fundación Mexicana para la Salud A.C.[5] For the last five years, he has been a member of the board of trustees of the American School Foundation.

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