Grupo Televisa is one of the world’s leading media conglomerate with dozens of subsidiaries and an audience base beyond Mexico where it was founded in 1955. The company’s successes over the years have been built on various strategic initiatives including hiring of the best talents across various industries. One such excellent talent that has proven to be a shrewd acquisition by the company is Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega; a trained lawyer with an excellent track record of corporate management. Currently serving as Grupo Televisa’s vice president, Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega also serves on the board of various companies and has extensive experience as a professional attorney and corporate executive.
Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega started out as an attorney at White & Case LLP where he gained valuable experience working in the U.S. business environment as the firm was based in New York City. He cofounded the law firm, Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, S.C. where he served as a founding partner between 1994 and 1999. Since 1998, he has served as the secretary of Grupo Televisa’s board of directors. He was also appointed as the mass media conglomerate’s chief financial officer in 1998. Between 1999 and 2003, Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega served as the company’s executive vice president where he was put in charge of administration and finance docket. He also served as the overall company executive vice president; a position he has held since his appointment in 2000. His tenure at company has been marked with significant operational successes including financial restructuring and signing of a partnership deal with Univision. He subsequently became a director at Univision. He also serves on the board of several companies including Sky, Empresas Cablevisión and Pepsi Bottling Group (Mexico) among others.
Education Background and Philanthropy
Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega’s mastery of the financial environment and how it affects business operations is built on his solid academic background. He is trained lawyer having graduated from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México with a LLB degree. In addition to corporate duties, Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega has strong interest in philanthropic activities. He was appointed to serve on the board of trustees of Kardias A.C where he is the chairman.