Emilio Azcárraga Jean will leave the executive direction of Televisa, the main television network in Mexico, reported the Wall Street Journal. The American daily ensures that the grandson of the founder of the company that has shaped the national open television will be replaced on January 1, 2018 by the current vice presidents of the company, Alfonso de Angoitia and Bernardo Gómez. Azcárraga Jean, who has 15% of Televisa shares, will continue to chair the Board of Directors of the television station. In addition, it is headed by the non-profit foundation of the company and Club America, the First Division football team.
Televisa has reported the changes to the Mexican stock exchange. "Our industry is going through a very important transformation, which presents us with great challenges, but even greater opportunities," said Azcárraga. The grandson of Emilio Azcárraga Vidaurreta Trusted in the direction that will mark Angoitia and Gomez to the company. "I am sure that Televisa will continue to strengthen its position in Mexico as one of the fastest growing telecommunications companies and as the world's leading Spanish-language content producer," he added.