Journal Names Andre Fernandez EVP/Finance And Strategy
September 16, 2008 at 1:41 PM (PT)
JOURNAL COMMUNICATIONS announces ANDRE J. FERNANDEZ will become Exec. VP, Finance And Strategy, effective OCTOBER 20th.
FERNANDEZ is currently CFO for NBC UNIVERSAL's TELEMUNDO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP. He will assume CFO responsibilities at JOURNAL for the retiring PAUL BONAIUTO, who steps down as CFO following the filing of JOURNAL's Quarterly Report on SEPTEMBER 28th, but will continue with JOURNAL to assist in the transition for a period of time after that date.
"We look forward to welcoming ANDRE and his extensive financial leadership experience, which he has demonstrated in a variety of roles," said JOURNAL Chairman & CEO STEVEN J. SMITH. "His experience with NBC UNIVERSAL's TELEMUNDO division and other GE assignments makes him an ideal fit for our organization as we grow our media organization in an increasingly digital era."