Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) names Lourdes Díaz president of Entertainment and Adrián Santucho EVP of Univision Studios
18 de octubre de 2016
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), announced the appointments of Lourdes Díaz as president, Entertainment and Adrián Santucho as EVP, Univision Studios.
Effective November 1, 2016, Díaz will be based in Los Angeles and will report to Isaac Lee, Chief News, Entertainment & Digital Officer. Santucho will be based in Miami and report to Díaz.
As president of Entertainment, Díaz will be responsible for identifying and executing on strategic acquisitions and developing new content formats. Santucho will be responsible for overseeing Univision Studios productions and will work closely with Televisa on production-related initiatives.
“With over 20 years of experience, Lourdes has a proven track record of curating fresh and exciting new programming that attracts diverse audiences. At the same time, Adrian’s extensive experience in development, direction and production will be extremely valuable as we look to further strengthen our in-house production capabilities and develop new multi-genre content and original productions through Univision Studios. Together, the two have deep industry insights and are the ideal executives for these critical roles. We’re pleased to have Lourdes and Adrián as part of the team,” said Lee.
“I’m committed to bolstering UCI’s position as an innovator in entertainment and to further building upon the extensive suite of Univision’s multicultural offerings,” said Díaz.
“I am looking forward to leveraging my past experiences to ensure Univision continues to deliver the best variety of telenovelas, reality shows, dramatic series and entertainment specials across all of its platforms,” expressed Santucho.
Díaz joins UCI from Comedy Central International, where she most recently served in Global Production and Development.
Santucho most recently served as CEO of FremantleMedia Latin America.