Changes in TelevisaUnivision: the president of Sports is fired

This Wednesday, Juan Carlos Rodriguez Baz, the president of the global sports business for TelevisaUnivision, the leader behind the sports merger between Televisa and Univisión, which today is called TUDN, stopped working for the company. The latter said goodbye with a statement in which they recounted his achievements and wished him success in his next projects.

We are going to miss him, and I am sure the successes will continue in the new projects he is about to undertake,” said Emilio Azcárraga Jean.

According to the letter sent, Rodríguez Baz leaves to carry out important personal projects, leaving a gap that is difficult to fill just a few weeks before the Qatar World Cup 2022.

The message clarifies that, despite the announcement of his departure, Juan Carlos will accompany the team for a few more days to make the transition properly and that the audience is not affected by his departure, leaving his position in the hands of Olek Loewensteinwho held the position of president of sports content and has just been promoted to president of global sports business for TelevisaUnivision.

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Loewenstein has more than 20 years of experience in the industry. From the perspective of the company’s managers, it has a unique vision for the consumption of multi-platform sports content.

“Mr. Loewenstein has proven to be a professional who understands the needs of audiences, advertisers, and sponsors in the changing multi-platform sports environment. We are sure that His extensive sports experience, proven analytical capabilities, more than two decades in the sports content industry, and friendly treatment will make the TUDN brand go even further. and all sports businesses launched from TelevisaUnivision”, said Alfonso de Angoitia and Bernardo Gómez, president and executive vice president of Grupo Televisa, respectively.