Andrew W. Hobson is the Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Univision Communications Inc., the leading media company serving Hispanic America. Mr. Hobson has played a notable role in the Company’s tremendous success and growth spearheading acquisitions, financings, and stockholder relations, among other duties. He reports directly to the CEO.
Prior to assuming his current position (June 2005), Mr. Hobson has held several leadership roles since joining Univision, including Chief Strategic Officer (July 2004 through September 2007), Executive Vice President (January 2001 through July 2004) and Executive Vice President of the Univision Network (from 1993 to 2000).
Before joining Univision, Mr. Hobson was a principal at Chartwell Partners LLC from 1990 through 1993, where he was instrumental in the 1992-leveraged buy-out of Univision. From 1984 to 1989, he was a vice president in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group at Bankers Trust Company.
Mr. Hobson is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and serves on the Board of Directors at REACH Prep.