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The Role Alfonso De Angoitia Noriega Plays In the Booming Of Media Sector in Mexico


     The current situation of the media industry in Mexico is evolving day by day. With the government introducing the film tax incentive the media industry is expected to grow both domestically and internationally. The media industry in Mexico that mainly includes film, publications, video games and music has broken the initial barriers that portrayed it as a puppet controlled by the government. The media industry that now mainly encompasses privately owned media companies which are more independent and out spoken especially in political matters. These media enterprises have enhanced their services due to the contemporary technological advancements. Their audiences can also access the services offered simply online. The companies have also established websites, digital games and streaming options for their businesses. These companies are shaping their services to meet their cultural preferences and as a result, have over taken the media industry in Latin America.

Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega, the executive vice chairman at Grupo Televisa. He joined the company in 1999 and was named the foreman of the company’s finance committee. Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega completed his Bachelor of Law at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. He co-founded Mijares a prominent law firm in Mexico. Before becoming the finance officer, he was the personal lawyer to the executive director for the Grupo Televisa and dealt with both the legal and financial structural operations of the company.

Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega oversaw the deal between Grupo Televisa and Univision. He is an active participant of the board of Univision. For five years since 2000, he was the vice president of Grupo Televisa Committee and was named the Vice chairman of the company. In 2015, Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega became a member of the director’s committee at Grupo Financiero Banorte. Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega is the Chairman of the Board of Kardias Foundation.