The media industry in Mexico has marked a tremendous change in the last two decades. Times are gone when the Mexican people had a few options to choose from for news and entertainment. The sector currently hosts some of the largest media companies in the world. Here is a list of three major stakeholders in the country.
Grupo Televisa is one of the leading media companies in Mexico. It is the first company in the Spanish-speaking world established in 1973. Grupo Televisa is located in Mexico City, Mexico. Televisa owns four free television channels based in Mexico City. The company also owns pay television channels that broadcast in the country and beyond borders. Televisa is the leading entertainment broadcaster in the country. Its programs are distributed throughout the world through Univision Communications Inc.
Grupo ACIR is another media company that leads in the industry. The company started in the early 1960’s. It was rebranded Grupo ACIR in 1965 after buying several radio stations. The company mainly focuses on radio stations operations. The company’s radio stations include Amor that deals with Spanish contemporary music, Radio Disney, Radio Felicidad that plays Spanish oldies, and Stereo Sol among others. The firm has two online stations Azul and City.
TV Azteca is also a leading media company in Mexico. It is owned by Grupo Salinas and is headquartered in Mexico City. The company owns several television channels that include Azteca 7 and Azteca Trece. It also owns adn40 and a+.
About Salvi Rafael Folch Viadero
Salvi Rafael Folch Viadero is a renowned man in the Mexican media industry. He works for Grupo Televisa SAB as the Director and Chief Financial Officer.
Prior to joining Televisa, Salvi Rafael Folch Viadero worked for Comercio Mas SA de CV as the CEO. He also worked for Comision Nacional Bancaria de Valores as the vice chair for banking.