NEW YORK, March 27 /HISPANIC PR WIRE-PRNewswire/ — Univision Communications Inc., the nation’s leading Spanish-language media company, today announced that 20-year industry veteran Glenn Dryfoos is joining Univision Communications as senior vice president of business affairs.
Dryfoos will report to president and chief operating officer Ray Rodriguez and oversee business affairs for the company’s television, radio and online operations. Dryfoos will be based in Miami, Florida.
“We are thrilled to bring someone with Glenn’s wealth of experience to the team,” said Rodriguez. “His understanding of this dynamic market, knowledge of the industry and proven track record in domestic and international deal negotiations will be instrumental in our long-term growth strategy.”
Dryfoos joins Univision Communications from Telemundo Communications Group where he served as executive vice president of business affairs and was responsible for all programming production, acquisition and distribution matters for Telemundo Network and Stations, Telemundo Studios, Telemundo International and Mun2. Among his many functions, he oversaw license agreements with major U.S. studios and international third parties and production agreements for Telemundo Studio’s operations in Miami, Mexico and Colombia. Prior to that role he served as senior vice president and general counsel. Before that, he served as senior vice president and general counsel for the Cisneros Television Group. Dryfoos began his career first as an associate and then as a partner at the Los Angeles law firm Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger.
“I am honored to join the leading Spanish-language media company in the United States,” said Dryfoos. “I am looking forward to joining Univision’s great team and helping the Company deliver quality programming to our audiences and strong value to our distribution and advertising partners.”
Dryfoos is a graduate of Princeton University and received his law degree from New York University. He is married with two children and resides in Miami Beach, Florida.
Univision Communications Inc. 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 99% of U.S. Hispanic Households; TeleFutura Network, a general-interest Spanish-language broadcast television network, which was launched in 2002 and now reaches 89% of U.S. Hispanic Households; Galavisión, the country’s leading Spanish-language cable network; Univision Television Group, which owns and operates 64 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; Univision Radio, the leading Spanish-language radio group which owns and/or operates 70 radio stations in 16 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and 5 stations in Puerto Rico; Univision Music Group, which includes Univision Records, Fonovisa Records, La Calle Records and Mexico-based Disa Records as well as Fonomusic and America Musical Publishing companies; and Univision Online, the premier Spanish-language Internet destination in the U.S. located at http://www.univision.com . Univision Communications also has a 50% interest in TuTv, a joint venture formed to broadcast Televisa’s pay television channels in the U.S. Univision Communications has television network operations in Miami and television and radio stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States.
For more information, please visit http://www.univision.net .