Abud was president of the Telemundo Station Group

Manuel Abud named president and Chief Executive Officer of Azteca America
04 de marzo de 2014

Azteca America, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mexican broadcaster TV Azteca, S.A.B. de C.V., announced that Manuel Abud has been appointed president and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. In his role, Abud will lead the Azteca America broadcast network in the US and its newly created Station Group, managing over 25 local stations, and will report directly to Gustavo Guzmán, Senior ranking member of the Executive Committee of TV Azteca, S.A.B. de C.V., and one of the Company’s founders. His leadership team includes Martín Breidsprecher, newly appointed COO, Court Stroud as EVP of Network Sales, and Enrique Pérez as EVP of Station Group. “We’re proud to present some new and familiar faces to our leadership team, and we look forward to forging a new path for Azteca America that will harness the production strength of Azteca, together with local and third-party productions as we move forward with the network management of over 25 stations across the country,” said Guzmán. “Manuel is the ideal executive to lead Azteca America. I’m confident that the experience and track record of Manuel and his new team will be a determining factor for the expansion of our network going forward.” Prior to joining Azteca America, Abud was president of the Telemundo Station Group providing leadership to Telemundo’s 16 owned local stations.