Cesar Conde, who in 2009 was appointed as president of Univision Networks, has resigned from his post. According to a Univision press release sent out today, Conde will pursue opportunities in English language media. (UPDATE: TV NewsCheck reports that Conde has been appointed EVP of NBCUniversal reporting to Steve Burke, CEO, NBCUniversal. NBCU said that in this newly created role, Conde will focus on business development, strategic priorities and special business projects across the NBCUniversal portfolio of assets. He also will oversee the International Group led by the newly appointed Chairman Kevin MacLellan. Conde will be a member of the NBCUniversal Executive Committee.)
No immediate replacement has been announced. (UPDATE: According to sources, he will not be replaced.)
Effective immediately, key management at the media company has been realigned, with Alberto Ciurana, president of Programming and Content; Isaac Lee, president of News; and Juan Carlos Rodriquez, president of Univision Deportes, reporting directly to Randy Falco, president and chief executive officer of Univision Communications, Inc.
“Alberto, Isaac and Juan Carlos are three extraordinarily talented executives with keen insights and deep knowledge of our business, our audiences and what makes our Networks so successful,” said Falco. “They are largely responsible for the recent success and tremendous momentum of our Network business. This new management structure provides us with an opportunity to be even more nimble going forward and I look forward to working with the entire Network team and supporting their continued success.”
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