Veteran producer Ximena Cantuarias has been promoted to SVP of Scripted Production at Telemundo Studios.
In her new role, she’ll be responsible for leading long-form scripted production as well as joint production opportunities across Latin America.
She’ll report directly to Karen Barroeta, EVP Production and Development for Telemundo Global Studios.
According to Telemundo, Cantuarias has been instrumental to the production of several of the network’s hit series, including Buscando a Frida, Enemigo Intimo, as well as the third season of La Reina del Sur.
Cantuarias, who has 25 years of experience across both creative and operational roles, first joined Telemundo in 2001, where she spent eight years working in production management and human resources at Telemundo Network Group.
In 2010, she moved to Mexico where she worked as a telenovela producer at TV Azteca and director of production at Sony Pictures Entertainment. She returned to Telemundo in 2017 as VP of Production Operations and executive producer at Telemundo International Studios.