Macias to work in biz development.

Universal Music & Video Distribution has named Yolanda Macias as VP of business development and acquisitions for Visual Entertainment.

Based in Universal City, Calif., Macias will source new video content and develop studio partnerships and third-party deals. She reports to UMVD executive VP Tom O'Malley.

Macias was most recently a VP at DirecTV, where her duties included overseeing the Spanish-language Para Todos division. She previously held key roles at the Walt Disney Co.