About Alfonso de Angoitia
Born on January 17, 1962, Alfonso de Angoitia is Grupo Televisa’s director and Executive Vice President. Grupo Televisa is a leading media company in Spanish-speaking nations. He has served on Grupo Televisa’s Board of Directors since April 1997. Besides, Mr. Angoitia is an independent board member of Grupo Modelo SAB de CV. On April 20, 2009, Mr. Angoitia was appointed the Chairman of Grupo Televisa’s Finance Committee. He has also served as Univision’s alternate board member.
Career Journey and Accomplishments
Alfonso de Angoitia worked at White & Case LLP in New York as the Chief Financial Officer between 1999 and 2003 before joining Grupo Televisa as the Executive Vice President. Mr. Angoitia is also a co-founder of Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, S.C., a prestigious law firm based in Mexico. Previously, Mr. Angoitia was the personal lawyer of Emilio Azcárraga, the current Grupo Televisa’s Chief Executive Officer. Upon the death of Azcárraga’s father, Emilio Azcárraga Milmo, Mr. Angotia helped Emilio Azcárraga restructure the company and regain its control.
Mr. Angoitia is considered as Grupo Televisa’s financial mastermind. He was instrumental in helping Grupo Televisa secure a $1.2 billion deal with Univision. That helped the company improve its presence in the coveted US Hispanic market in the U.S. Mr. Angoitia regularly attends the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference, an annual conference hosted by Allen & Company, a financial advisory firm based in Idaho. The conference features philanthropic, cultural, political, and business topics. Besides, Mr. Angoitia serves as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Fundación Mexicana para la Salud A.C and Kardias A.C. He has been a board member of American School Foundation for the last five years. He attended the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM) to pursue a degree in Law.