Mexico has introduced many things to the world. One of these things is the telenovela. The popularity of telenovelas in various countries around the globe is a testament to the strength of the Mexican media industry. The content provided by Mexican media companies is consumed by hundreds of millions of viewers, especially in the Spanish-speaking. For example, the largest media company in Mexico, Grupo Televisa, is the largest in the Spanish-speaking world.
Part of the reasons Grupo Televisa has been so successful is the fact that Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega is the company’s Executive Vice President.
The journey from lawyer to a business executive has been made by many. However, few have been as successful at both roles as Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega. Mr. Noriega is a trained lawyer having graduated with a law degree from UNAM (the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico). He has previously practiced law at a number of law firms, including Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega, one of the most respected law firms in the country. His sound legal knowledge is highly valued at Grupo Televisa. In fact, it is widely reported that Mr. Noriega is one of the CEO’s most trusted advisers.
Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega’s talents have been recognized by a number of companies that have as a result named him to their boards. For more than two years now, he has served as a Trustee for the Paley Center for Media. He has also been a director at Grupo Televisa for the past two decades. Other reputable organizations for which he has been a board member include the Pepsi Bottling Group Mexico, Grupo Modelo and Empresas Cablevision.
When it comes to philanthropy, Alfonso de Angoitia Noriega has also not been left behind. Over the years, he has directly supported a number charitable courses. For instance, he served on the board of the American School Foundation for close to a decade.