Azteca America Appoints John DeSimone as Vice President, General Manager of Azteca America TV Spot Sales

NEW YORK, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Azteca America is pleased to announce that John DeSimone has been appointed Vice President, General Manager of Azteca America TV Spot Sales.

Based out of Azteca America's sales offices in New York City, John oversees sales and revenue on the national spot level for all Azteca America affiliates, with staff in sales offices located in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, Dallas and San Antonio. The appointment is effective immediately.

His past experience includes Vice President, Director of Sales for Univision's New York Stations, as well as Vice President of National Sales for New York with Univision.

"John brings a solid track record of over a decade of experience in Spanish-language television," said Bob Turner, President of Network Sales. "We're excited to have his organizational and motivational skills here at Azteca America."

About Azteca America

Azteca America is the alternative choice in broadcast television for Spanish speaking families residing in the United States. Azteca America operates in 79 markets nationwide, and can also be seen on DIRECTV Mas Channel 441 (AZA 441) and DISH Network Channel 825. Wholly owned by Mexican broadcaster TV Azteca, S.A.B de C.V., Azteca America has access to the best programming from TV Azteca's three national networks, including a library with over 200,000 hours of original programming and news from local bureaus in 32 Mexican states. The network complements Mexican programming with an innovative line-up of shows from international producers and distributors to ensure the finest programming for Spanish-speaking viewers and unique advertising solutions for partners seeking to reach the most dynamic market in the country.

Press Contact:
Daniel McCosh
011-5255-1720-0059
dmccosh@gruposalinas.com

for inquiries in Spanish, contact:
Lorena Herrera Quinto
011-52155- 3008-2826
lpherrera@tvazteca.com.mx

SOURCE Azteca America



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