Just hours after Univision CEO Randy Falco announced David Lawenda’s resignation in an email to staffers, the company has named his replacement. Keith Turner will be President of Advertising Sales and Marketing for Univision Communications, effective September 4, 2012. He’ll be based in New York and report to Falco.
A 30-year media industry vet, Turner was most recently the Senior Vice President of Media Sales and Sponsorship at the National Football League. Prior to joining the NFL, he spent more than 20 years at NBC where he held various roles including President of Sales and Marketing, Senior Vice President of Olympic and Sports Sales, Vice President of Olympic and Sports Sales, and Vice President of Sport Sales.
Before NBC, Turner was an account executive for CBS from 1982 to 1987. He began his career at Grey Advertising in 1976.