Jose Tomás is chief administrative officer at Univision Communications Inc., the leading Spanish-language media and content company in the United States. In this role, Tomás oversees strategic support areas essential to Univision’s transformation, including Human Resources, Corporate Communications, Enterprise Technology Services, Facilities/Real Estate and Corporate Security. A highly regarded business and human resources executive, Tomás has effectively led corporate transformations, mergers, acquisitions & divestitures for some of the world’s largest companies, with a strong focus on people, culture & communications.
Most recently, Tomás served as co-founder and managing partner of BrandSparc, a global communications, employment branding and human resources consultancy firm. Prior to BrandSparc, Tomás was a member of General Motors’ global senior executive leadership team where he served as the company’s senior vice president of Global Human Resources, reporting directly to the CEO. In this role, he was responsible for the company’s human capital strategy impacting nearly two-hundred thousand employees around the world.
Tomás also served as executive vice president and chief human resources officer at Anthem, Inc., a Fortune 30 company, and one of the largest health benefits providers in the U.S. While at Anthem, he was a key senior leader behind the company’s successful launch of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) insurance business line and the growth of its Medicare and Medicaid portfolio through strategic acquisitions. In this role, he was responsible for human resources; talent management; compensation and benefits; workforce development; diversity, equity and inclusion; corporate communications; and corporate security.
Previously, Tomás held senior operations and administrative roles at several large global organizations, including at Burger King Corporation, where he served as both president, Latin America and Caribbean region, as well as global chief people officer. Under Jose’s leadership, BKC built a new high-performance corporate culture responsible for the brand’s turnaround and successful initial public offering. Jose has also served in both field and corporate human resources positions with Ryder System Inc., a global logistics company, and operations and HR roles at Publix Super Markets, an industry-leading grocery chain in the southeastern United States.
Tomás holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s in management from Florida International University. He is a former National Board member of the Society for Human Resources Management.