Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS) has named Albert Rodriguez as the new president of SBS, Billboard has learned Wednesday morning (June 16). Rodriguez succeeds Raúl Alarcón, who has held the title since 1985.
Rodríguez, who will continue in his current role as chief operating officer, will report to Alarcón, who retains his position as chairman and chief executive officer.
“Albert has demonstrated an amazing ability to deliver industry-leading financial results for the Company during the most extraordinarily challenging times in the history of electronic media,” Alarcón said in an official statement. “He has personally spearheaded a number of corporate initiatives which have been instrumental in establishing the Company’s leadership standing, while adroitly handpicking an executive team which is second-to-none in the industry.”