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Sony hires former Caracol exec to run Lat Am production

Sony Pictures Television has hired former Caracol executive Angelica Guerra to run its production business across Latin America.

Guerra will become senior vice president and managing director, production, Latin America and US Hispanic, Sony Pictures Television. She will report to Andrea Wong, president, international production nternational production, SPT and president, international, Sony Pictures Entertainment.

She will be based in Miami and will oversee the studio’s production businesses in the region including its interests in joint venture production companies Teleset in Colombia and Floresta Productions in Brazil.

This follows the promotion of Donna Cunningham, who has become executive vice president, operations, international production, earlier this year.

Guerra was previously executive vice president, content at Colombian broadacaster Caracol Television.

“As a seasoned television executive, Angelica’s many years of experience offer a unique blend of production and programming expertise combined with strong relationships and an international business savvy that is essential to this role,” said Wong. “Having worked closely with Angelica through various co-production projects with Caracol, I’m thrilled to welcome her to the SPT family and am confident she will lead our creative efforts in Latin America to even greater success.”