Big Media named Juan Antonio Fernandez as its new Head of Latin America & US Hispanic. Reporting to Danny Wilk, company president, he will be responsible for managing the sales and distribution strategy throughout the region Latam and the US Hispanic market.
Fernandez joins Big Media from his position as President at Star Contents, distribution arm of the production company 11:11 Films & TV, where he has been responsible for the strategic business initiatives and day-to-day worldwide operations.
“Juan Antonio's extensive career in the world of global television, and his unique success in the Latam and USH regions, make him a great contribution to our team. He is an innovative executive that will help Big Media continue its success of producing and providing hit shows,” said Danny Wilk, President of Big Media.
The executive, who is a member of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, has been a jury for the International Emmy awards since 2009 and has held executive positions in important companies such as RCTV International, Dori Media, TV Azteca y Star Contents, mentioned: “I am excited to join such a great company that has been producing and distributing amazing content for some of the most important global players of our industry, to take care of Latam & US Hispanic; definitely a great opportunity, I am excited to work with such a fantastic team”, commented Fernandez.
“His expertise and deep relationships will be essential to Big Media’s continued growth in the Latam and US Hispanic markets across all entertainment platforms”, said Jon Loew, Chairman of Big Media.