Randy Falco Upped To President/CEO Of Univision Communications
June 29, 2011 at 2:43 PM (PT)
UNIVISION COMMUNICATIONS has upped EVP/COO RANDY FALCO to Pres./CEO and member of the Board of Directors, filling the slot left vacant by the departure earlier this year of Pres./CEO JOE UVA. FALCO joined UNIVISION early this year after serving as Chairman/CEO of AOL, INC. and Pres./COO of NBC UNIVERSAL TELEVISION GROUP.
HAIM SABAN, Exec. Chairman of the UNIVISION Board of Directors, stated, "The Board unanimously agreed that RANDY's track record and expertise make him the ideal executive to lead UNIVISION's future growth. RANDY has over 30 years of relevant industry experience and has demonstrated his highly-skilled leadership and strategic vision at UNIVISION over the past six months. We are confident in RANDY's ability to deliver on UNIVISION's goals and accelerate our growth as a leading multi-platform media company in AMERICA."
"I am thrilled to take on the role of CEO," said FALCO. "UNIVISION has been at the forefront of innovation and has grown its competitive position while continuing to serve and advocate for the important U.S. Hispanic community. I'm excited to lead a company with such tremendous growth potential and look forward to continuing to work with such an exceptional leadership team."