Miami, FL,–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–February 19, 2003–Galavision, America’s leading Spanish-language cable network, today announced the promotion of David Grossman to Manager, New York Sales, and the appointment of John Swartz and Pamela Reyes as Account Executives for Network Sales. Swartz and Reyes are based in Los Angeles and Miami, respectively, while Grossman is in New York City. All three report to Joanne Lynch, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Galavision Network.
As Manager, New York Sales, David Grossman will directly oversee all Network sales for Galavision in the New York region. Most recently, he was Account Executive for the TeleFutura Network Sales department. Grossman joined Univision Network in April 1997 as Account Executive. Prior to that, he worked at Turner Interactive Marketing & Sales (1996), Turner Broadcasting Sales (1994-1996) and Turner Sports Sales (1990-1991). He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from George Washington University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from State University of New York at Binghamton.
“David’s well-deserved promotion reflects the outstanding work he has done for Univision during the last six years,” said Joanne Lynch. “His many accomplishments and the solid relationships he has established with our clients will be important assets in his new role.”
John Swartz comes to Galavision from ABC Cable Networks Group in Burbank, California, where he held the position of Senior Account Executive from February 2001 to the present. Between 1998 and 2001, he was Sales Coordinator and Account Executive for said company. Previously, he was at Starz!/Encore Movie Networks and ESPN. Swartz is a graduate of Ohio University, with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing.
Before joining Galavision, Pamela Reyes was Marketing and Promotions Manager for Televisa International in Miami, Florida. Prior to that (1996-2002), she held various positions in the advertising field, including Associate Media Director for Castor Advertising, Hispanic Marketing/Media Manager for The Ad Team, and Media Planner for IAC Advertising and Public Relations Group, all in Miami. She also worked as Account Executive for Telemundo/Radiomundo in Tampa, Florida (1995-1996). Reyes holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of South Florida.
“We are extremely pleased to welcome John and Pamela to the Galavision family,” expressed Lynch. “Both have extensive experience -John in the cable industry and Pamela on the agency side-, plus an excellent track record. That, added to their great enthusiasm, make them very valuable members of our team.”
Univision Communications Inc. (NYSE: UVN) is the premier Spanish-language media company in the United States. Its operations include: Univision Network, the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the U.S. reaching 97% of U.S. Hispanic households; TeleFutura Network, the new 24-hour general-interest Spanish-language broadcast television network reaching 75% of U.S. Hispanic Households; Univision Television Group, which owns and operates 22 television stations; TeleFutura Television Group which owns and operates 28 television stations; Galavision, the country’s leading Spanish-language cable network; Univision Music Group, which includes the Univision Music label, Fonovisa Records label, Rudy Perez Enterprises label and a 50% interest in Mexican based Disa Records label as well as Fonomusic and America Musical Publishing companies; and Univision Online, the premier Internet company in the U.S. Hispanic market reaching 80% of the nation’s Spanish-speaking online audience at http://www.univision.com. Univision Communications is headquartered in Los Angeles, with network operations in Miami and television stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States.
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