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Mónica Gil leaves Nielsen; joins Telemundo as EVP of Corporate Affairs

Monica GilTelemundo has named Mónica Gil to the newly created position of Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs. She’ll be based in Miami, reporting directly to César Conde, Chairman, NBCUniversal International Group and NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises.

In this new role, Gil will oversee the company’s corporate communications, government relations, and community relations efforts. She’ll also manage high-priority company-wide initiatives across all Telemundo Enterprises business units.

Gil was most recently SVP and General Manager of Multicultural Growth and Strategy at Nielsen, a role she’s held since 2014. The highest-ranking Latina at Nielsen, she joined the company in 2005 as VP of Communications, promoted to SVP of Public Affairs and Government Relations in 2009.

Gil previously worked for Telemundo at local station KVEA 52 from 2001 to 2004 as Community Relations Manager. Before that, she spent four years as Deputy Press Secretary for Antonio Villaraigosa when he was Speaker of California State Assembly.

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