Former NBC and AOL executive Randy Falco has been upped to president and CEO of Univision. Falco, who had been EVP and COO of the nation’s #1 Spanish-language network, will also become a member of the Univision Board of Directors and will be based in New York.
“The Board unanimously agreed that Randy’s track record and expertise make him the ideal executive to lead Univision’s future growth, said Haim Saban, executive chairman of the Univision Board of Directors. Univision is owned by a consortium of investors, led by Saban.
Falco spent more than 30 years at NBC, lastly as president and COO of the TV group. In 2002, he oversaw NBC’s acquisition of Telemundo.
Falco takes over for Joe Uva who left Univision in March.
Press release after the jump…