Three senior executives at the Spanish-language networks company now will report directly to CEO Randy Falco following the news today that former president Cesar Conde has joined NBCUniversal as an EVP. President of Programming and Content Alberto Ciurana, News President Isaac Lee, and Univision Deportes President Juan Carlos Rodriguez moved up the organization chart. They “are largely responsible for the recent success and tremendous momentum of our Network business,” Falco says. The new structure “provides us with an opportunity to be even more nimble going forward.” The CEO thanked Conde for his “contributions to Univision over the last decade”. The release said he resigned to “pursue opportunities in English-language media”. NBCU’s assets include Telemundo, one of Univision’s top competitors.
NEW YORK – September 13, 2013 – NBCUniversal announced today that Cesar Conde will join the company as an Executive Vice President reporting to Steve Burke, Chief Executive Officer, NBCUniversal. Conde comes to NBCUniversal from Univision, where he served as President since 2009.
In this newly created role, Conde will focus on business development, strategic priorities and special business projects across the NBCUniversal portfolio of assets. He also will oversee the International Group led by the newly appointed Chairman Kevin MacLellan. Conde will be a member of the NBCUniversal Executive Committee.
“Cesar is an impressive business executive with both traditional and emerging media expertise,” said Burke. “His experience leading multiple domestic and international businesses will be instrumental in maximizing all the opportunities to grow our portfolio.”