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February 10, 2016 12:55 AM ET

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Company Overview of Univision Communications Inc.

Company Overview

Univision Communications Inc., a media company, produces and delivers content across multiple media platforms to inform, entertain, and empower Hispanic America. It operates Univision Network and UniMás Spanish-language broadcast television networks; Galavisión, a Spanish-language cable television network in the United States; and Univision Deportes sports cable network. The company also provides other cable television networks, such as De Película, De Película Clásico, Bandamax, Ritmoson, Telehit, Univision tlnovelas, and ForoTV. In addition, it owns and/or operates 60 television stations in the United States and Puerto Rico; and provides programming to 74 broadcast network station affiliat...

605 Third Avenue

33rd Floor

New York, NY 10158

United States

Founded in 1992

Phone:

212-455-5200

Key Executives for Univision Communications Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Executive Chairman
Age: 71
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 54
Chief Local Media Officer and Executive Vice President of Technology, Operations & Engineering
Age: 56
Chief Commercial Officer and President of Content Distribution
Age: 45
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Univision Communications Inc. Key Developments

Disney Looks to Sell Fusion Stake to Univision

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) is looking to sell stake in Fusion to Univision Communications Inc., according to published reports. The price being discussed is unclear but people familiar with the matter said the two companies were discussing transferring full ownership of Fusion to Univision. Disney and Univision declined to comment.

Univision Communications Postpones IPO

Univision Communications Inc. postponed plans for a 2015 initial public offering due to the lackluster recent performance of media-company stocks and a sluggish market for first-time share sales. The company’s board met on Thursday and discussed the issue, people familiar with the matter said. The company is leaving its options open for a debut early next year, one of them added.

Univision Communications Inc. Promotes Tonia O’Connor to the Newly Created Position of Chief Commercial Officer and President of Content Distribution

Univision Communications Inc. announced that Tonia O’Connor has been promoted to the newly created position of chief commercial officer and president of Content Distribution. O’Connor will remain based in New York and will continue to report to Randy Falco, president and chief executive officer. Under O’Connor’s leadership, UCI is putting greater emphasis on diversifying its portfolio of assets by bringing together its Corporate Development and Enterprise groups under one function called Enterprise Development. This division will focus on enhancing UCI’s market position to help incubate and launch new products and businesses. O’Connor will retain her responsibilities leading content distribution, driving the company’s distribution efforts across all screens, including online and mobile, and expanding its content availability and licensing revenue by securing key partnerships and new business models with both traditional and emerging content distributors. Additionally, she will continue to oversee Univision NOW, the company’s new direct to consumer subscription video service.

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