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Luis Silberwasser Named President of Telemundo Network

6/17/2014

By Tim Molloy
TheWrap

Luis Silberwasser has been named President of Telemundo Network, starting in August.

Silberwasser will run the Telemundo broadcast network and including Telemundo Studios, guiding the Spanish-language network's entertainment, sports and news growth.

"Luis is a world-class operating executive with exceptional management, content and leadership experience," said Joe Uva, chairman of Hispanic Enterprises and Content for NBCUniversal, to whom Silberwasser will report. "His deep understanding of the U.S. Hispanic and Latin American markets, coupled with his strong track record in successfully building global brands and developing and producing high quality content make him the ideal leader to fulfill the growth potential of Telemundo Network."

"I am extremely proud and honored to join the NBCUniversal family," said Silberwasser. "Leading the Telemundo Network is a dream opportunity and I am incredibly excited about its future.  Telemundo has a robust legacy as a content producer and with NBCUniversal's support, the network is well positioned to grow.  I look forward to working with Telemundo's great creative team to take the network to the next level."

Silberwasser was most recently executive vice president and chief content officer for Discovery Networks International, based in London.

More to come…

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