The Mexican media industry hosts some of the most influential media houses in the world. Many companies have come up, and content in areas of news and entertainment has also improved. Gone are the days when the citizens were treated to a single media outlet owned by the government. With contributions of top personalities like Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega, the industry is headed in the right direction. Here are a few of the top companies in the sector.
One of the big players in the industry is Grupo Televisa. It is one of the biggest media firms gauged on market capitalization. It treats the Mexicans to several television channels. Its presence is felt across the globe through a couple of pay-tv channels distributed by Univision Communications Inc. The firm is also a leader when it comes to entertainment as it is the top distributor of telenovelas. Grupo Televisa is also present in magazine publishing and equity markets.
Grupo Salinas is another top media company in Mexico with several local television channels. They include Azteca 7 and Azteca Trece. The Mexico City-based firm owns a few pay television channels that include adn40 and a+.
Grupo ACIR has graced the Mexican Media scenes since the year 1960. Its main focus has always been in the radio operations. It owns several radio stations with a few being online. These stations include Azul, City, Radio Disney, Amor, and radio Felicidad.
About Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega
Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega started working for Grupo Televisa as the CFO. His impeccable performance led him to his current position of the senior VP of the firm. Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega also sits on the board of directors of the company.
Before joining Grupo Televisa, Alfonso Angoitia Noriega worked for the White & Case LLP. in New York. His other engagements include being a director of Bolsa Mexicana de Valores.