Enrique Martinez

Discovery Latin America president to retire

The president and managing director of Discovery Latin America / US Hispanic, Enrique Martínez, is due to retire at the end of December after 24-years at the company. Fernando Medin (below) will take over Martínez’s role on January 1, 2018, after being promoted from his existing position as Discovery’s executive vice-president and general manager for […]

Fidel Castro doc set for Discovery

A documentary looking at the life of Cuban political leader Fidel Castro will launch in 220 Discovery Networks International territories and on American Heroes Channel in the US this fall. Castro: The World’s Most Watched Man is a joint project from Discovery Networks Latin America/US Hispanic from Pacha Films. The doc will look at the […]

Discovery appoints US Hispanic GM

Discovery has appointed Allan Navarrete as general manager of its US Hispanic service. He is being upped from executive VP and general manager of Discovery’s Mexican operation, a role he will retain, and will be based in Mexico City and report to Enrique Martínez, president and managing director of Discovery Networks Latin America, US Hispanic […]

Discovery ups Wagner

Discovery Enterprises International has promoted Elliott Wagner to oversee its international programme sales across North and South America, among other duties. Wagner, currently director of programme sales and private networks, now fills the role of VP, programmes sales and Canadian partnerships. He has been with Discovery for 14 years. Based in Silver Spring, Maryland, he’ll […]

Latin Media Leaders: Enrique R. Martinez, Discovery Latin America

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD ENRIQUE R. MARTINEZ, PRESIDENT AND MANAGING DIRECTOR, DISCOVERY NETWORKS LATIN AMERICA/US HISPANIC Enrique Martinez has, in almost two decades at Discovery, stewarded it to become a cornerstone of the pay TV industry in Latin America and it now operates in 44 countries, in three languages, reaching 256 million subscribers. He has been […]