Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega a Big Player in Mexico’s Media

Jul - 14 2017 | By

     Over the last two decades, Mexico landscape media has evolved rapidly. Examples of the largest companies in the country are TV Azteca and Televisa. These two companies have their focus mainly in the critical investigative journalism. Also, Mexico still has a wealth of other media outlets to choose from for example Carlos Puig. The magazine market is also considered as of the most dynamic Mexico’s media landscape. In addition to mainstays such as-as Presco and Nexos, there is also a welcome group of new entries such as Emeequis, Gatopardo, and Chilango.

 

About Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega

Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega is a lawyer who is Mexican by birth. He graduated from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Currently, Alfonso is the Chairman and the Executive Vice President of Grupo Televisa’s Finance Committee. He has served as a member of the Board and Executive Committee for more than two decades. He served in the position of Executive Vice President of Administration and Finance from 1999 to 2003.

Television has been among the top media group in the financial field. Since 1991, the company has been listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange and has stood out among the most viable companies to invest in. Regarding market capitalization, Televisa is one of the largest Spanish-speaking diversified media company not only in Mexico but Latin America. The success behind this is the company’s firm competitiveness in the in the Mexican open and pay TV markets, strategic investment in the in several areas of entertainment, and stable operational performance, and financial strengths.

Before joining Grupo Televisa, Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega was a founding member of Cortés y Fuentes, Angoitia, and Mijares which are a standout amongst the law firms in Mexico. Currently, he serves as a member of the board of directors of Operbes (Best), Cablemas Telecomunicaciones, Grupo Axo, Innova (Sky), The Americas Society, Televisión Internacional, and Empresas Cablevisión. He was also a board member of The American School Foundation from 2001 to 2010.

Additionally, he is a member of the Mexican Foundation for Health, President of the Board of Kardias Foundation, and a member of the UNAM Foundation.

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