Univision beefs up executive team

DetailsJuan Fernandez Gonzalez | 10 February 2015

US Hispanic cable network Univision Communications (UCI) has announced the appointment of two new executives, naming Kevin Conroy as chief strategy & data officer and president at Enterprise Development, and Isaac Lee as Univision president of news & digital and Fusion CEO.

Conroy and Lee are already corporate officers for UCI and will continue to report to president and CEO Randy Falco, keeping their bases in New York and Miami respectively.

"Kevin and Isaac are two of the best leaders that I have worked with in my career and these appointments speak to our commitment to continue to lead, drive innovation and disrupt the media landscape," said Falco.

In his new role, Conroy will lead Univision's efforts in data, next generation measurement and consumer insights. He also will continue to lead the company's Enterprise Development team which is focused on identifying and developing new business opportunities across UCI's diverse portfolio of brands. Conroy helped lead the launch of the first ever bilingual digital video network, UVideos and digital audio product Uforia.

In addition to continuing to lead Univision News and Fusion, Lee will be heading the company's digital efforts. Under his previous role at the company, Univision News established a landmark joint venture with ABC to launch Fusion, an English-language cable network for millennials aiming to understand the reality of a diverse America.

The appointments join a recent list of appointments within the Hispanic network, such as naming Lincoln López as VP for social media, indicating further social TV moves on the horizon.