Grupo Televisa is a major competitor as an international entertainment multimedia company. It is privately owned and headquartered in Mexico. Grupo Televisa was formed as a result of a merger between Telesistema Mexicano and Mexico’s three major television stations. It is Mexico’s original Hispanic language media company.
Editorial Televisa is a subsidiary of Grupo Televisa whose purpose is to produce a profitable distribution of magazines in Spanish. Since 2005, Editorial Televisa has distributed books and print album business, including, magazines, comic books and such periodicals as Cosmopolitan.
Televisa’s media company is established in over fifty countries and has over twenty pay television brands including television networks, and cable operators. In the United States, Grupo Televisa is known as Univision, and its value is more than $15.6 billion dollars.
On November 15, 2015, Grupo Editorial Televisa appointed Porfirio Sánchez Galindo, as its Editorial General Director of its important Latin American publishing house. Porfirio Sanchez’s responsibility is to coordinate its pool of consultants and be the force behind establishing a television and magazine marketing campaign to increase Grupo Editorial Televisa advertising revenue.
Porfirio Sánchez also served as the Chief of Statt of the Mexican Finance Ministry from December of 2000 to November 2006.
Porfirio Sánchez Galindo was promoted to CEO of Groupo Editorial Televisa. He received a business degree from the Stanford University Graduate School in Business’s Executive Progam, a Bachelor of Science at the Institute for Software Research and a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de Méxicohe (ITAM).
Porfirio Sánchez was instrumental in Televisa increasing its revenues to about $10 billion dollars. In his position as the CEO, Porfirio Sanchez’s responsibility includes global management over 10,000 employees.
In March of 2016, Porfirio Sanchez was appointed as one of the Directors of FIPP, which is also known as the International Federation of Periodical Publishers, a global trade association. FIPP has 700 members which include at least 60 national magazine associations. The purpose of FIPP is to share knowledge and to improve the media content industry.