Alfonso de Angoitia is the Director and the Executive Vice President of Grupo Televisa S.A. which is the largest media company in the Spanish-speaking world. Angoitia has also sat on the Board of Televisa since April 1997, and Angoitia is also an Independent member of the Board of Directors of Grupo Modelo SAB de CV and has also been named to the Financial Committee for the company as well.
Before taking over as the Executive VP of Grupo Televisa SA Angoitia was the CFO of the company from 1999-2003, Prior to joining the Grupo Televisa SA company, Angoitia worked at White & Case LLP in New York City and then became a founding partner in the Mijares company. Angoitia also worked as the personal lawyer for the last CEFO of the Groupo Televisa SA in Emilio Azcarraga, and after the death of Azcarraga’s father, Angoitia was able to work with him to restructure and refinance the entire company to help it move forward from that point.
Alfonso de Angoitia is considered to be the mastermind behind the entire Grupo Televisa SA and its original CEO Emilio Azcarraga. Angoitia is also considered a key in putting together a $1.2 billion deal that helped Univision and Televisa which greatly improved the Televisa access to the entire Spanish-speaking market that exists in the United States. Angoitia also regularly attends the prestigious Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference summit every year in Idaho where a gathering of the world’s top businessmen, political minds, philanthropic workers, and cultural heavyweights come together to meet and learn about the latest happenings in the world.
Alfonso de Angoitia was educated at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM) where he received a degree in law. Having served as the Executive VP of Grupo Televisa SA since 1997. His company regularly has broadcasting on Channels 2, 4, 5, and 9 and many of the broadcasts are put on TV in prime time offering the company more exposure to the top audiences in the Spanish-speaking world. Many of these channels are pay-per-view as well so the more people that they have watching it the more profitable the Grupo Televisa SA will make from each channel.