Chris Carrillo Named VP/GM Of SBS Radio/Los Angeles
September 13, 2016 at 4:45 AM (PT)
SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM has tapped CHRIS CARRILLO as VP/GM of SBS/LOS ANGELES supervising all operations at KLAX (97.9FM LA RAZA), KXOL (MEGA 96.3FM) and LAMUSICA, effective immediately. CARRILLO previously held various managerial positions at SBS for 10 years, including GSM, LSM and Sr. Account Executive. CARRILLO had served as Sr. Account Executive at iHEARTMEDIA (then CLEAR CHANNEL COMMUNICATIONS)/LOS ANGELES.
“CHRIS’s radio experience and acumen are a matter of indisputable record and we’re confident of his leadership abilities in taking our stations to the highest level of operational excellence in the LOS ANGELES market. He knows radio, he knows the advertisers, he knows the Company and its people and he’s intimately familiar with our WEST COAST stations. No one is more qualified to take over the reins of SBS/LOS ANGELES,” stated COO ALBERT RODRIGUEZ.
“CHRIS has consistently served as a top performer in every role that he has served at SBS during his 10 plus years. His most recent assignment as GSM has proven CHRIS to be a tremendous leader. I am confident that CHRIS, now as VP/GM will take our LOS ANGELES operations to new heights, moving forward,” said SBS RADIO Revenue Chief Officer and NEW YORK GM ERIC GARCIA.
“I am pleased and honored to be named to this position, which is a clear endorsement of the soundness of our strategy, the value of our assets, and the depth of the incredible team we are building here at SBS,” said CARRILLO. “I appreciate the energy and vision that Mr. RAUL ALARCON has brought to the Company and look forward to pursuing the vision we share as we continue to push the boundaries of the definition of entertainment, giving our audience what they want now and in the future.”