Azteca América this week named Alberto Santini Executive VP of Programming, based in Mexico City and Los Angeles. He will oversee strategic planning, development and acquisition of new properties and supervise all on-air promotions.
Alberto, who has an MBA from Stanford, went through Univision’s Executive Training program, ultimately working for the company from 1999 to 2007. During his 8 year stay at Univision, he held several positions including Director of Programming. He is credited with developing the Spanish-language version of “Desperate Housewives.”
He replaces Harry Abraham, a former Telemundo network programming exec. Azteca América refused to comment on his departure.