Univision Announces Appointment of Antonio Roman, Vice President Of Network Sales in Miami

04/24/08 . Rosemary Mercedes

New York, NY — Univision Communications Inc., the leading Spanish-language media company in the United States, today announced the appointment of Antonio Roman to the position of vice president of network sales in Miami, effective immediately.   In this position, Roman will oversee all sales operations for the Southeast region.  He will report to Carlos Deschapelles, senior vice president of Univision Network Sales.

ìAntonio is an esteemed professional with a strong record of success and excellent relationships in the industry,î said Deschapelles.  ìWe believe he is the ideal person to drive growth for Univision in the Southeast region.î

ìI am excited to join the talented sales group in Miami,î said Roman. ìI look forward to working with advertisers in the Southeast region to help them leverage the passionate connection that Univision has with its audiences.î

Antonio Roman started his career at Univision in 1996.  Prior to this appointment he served as vice president and senior account executive for the Univision networks based in New York. He previously served as vice president of marketing & business development for the Univision Television Group, where he was responsible for developing several marketing platforms, including Univisionís first cross platform program ìSalud, Dinero, AmorÖî (Health, Money and LoveÖ). Over the years Roman has held various positions, including local sales manager (Los Angeles), national sales representative (San Antonio) and account executive (Los Angeles). Prior to Univision, Roman worked for several advertising agencies, including Ward Communications/Milagro Media, and Sosa, Bromley, Aguilar, Noble & Associates (now Bromley Communications). A native of Puerto Rico, Roman has a BA in Communications from the Universidad del Sagrado Corazon in Santurce, where he graduated with honors.

Univision Communications Inc. is the premier Spanish-language media company in the United States.  Its operations include Univision Network, the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the U.S. reaching 99% of U.S. Hispanic Households; TeleFutura Network, a general-interest Spanish-language broadcast television network, which was launched in 2002 and now reaches 89% of U.S. Hispanic Households; GalavisiÛn, the countryís leading Spanish-language cable network; Univision Television Group, which owns and operates 64 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; Univision Radio, the leading Spanish-language radio group which owns and/or operates 70 radio stations in 16 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and 5 stations in Puerto Rico; Univision Music Group, which includes Univision Records, Fonovisa Records, La Calle Records and Mexico-based Disa Records as well as Fonomusic and America Musical Publishing companies; and Univision Online, the premier Spanish-language Internet destination in the U.S. located at www.univision.com.  Univision Communications also has a 50% interest in TuTv, a joint venture formed to broadcast Televisaís pay television channels in the U.S. Univision Communications has television network operations in Miami and television and radio stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States.
For more information, please visit www.univision.net.

Contact: Rosemary Mercedes
Univision Communications Inc.
212-455-5335
marketingcomm@univision.net

 

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