Univision today officially announced that Randy Falco, currently Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the company, has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. He will also become a member of the Univision Board of Directors and continue to be based in New York.
Falco was named Univision’s EVP and COO in January of 2011, overseeing all revenue functions for the company, including advertising sales, distribution sales and affiliate relations, as well as the operations of the television and radio station groups, corporate marketing, research and corporate business development.
Prior to joining Univision, Falco was Chairman and CEO of AOL, Inc. He previously spent more than 30 years in varying roles at NBC Universal, Inc., culminating as President and COO of NBC Universal Television Group.