André Fernandez leaves his job as Sr VP and CFO of Telemundo to join Journal Communications as Executive Vice President, Finance and Strategy. He also takes over the CFO responsibilities from Paul M. Bonaiuto, who in May announced his retirement. Andre’s appointment is effective October 20.
Journal Communications is the owner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, as well as 35 radio and 12 TV stations in 12 states.
André was named Telemundo Network CFO in September, 2004. He has been with GE in several capacities throughout Latin America since 1997. Before that, he was Treasury & Financial Planning and Analysis Manager for United Technologies Corporation in both Hartford, Connecticut and Sao Paulo, Brazil. He began his finance career on Wall Street, at Merrill Lynch & Co., based in both New York and London. Andre has a BA in Economics from Harvard University.