What: Telemundo Station Group has announced a series of leadership appointments in its sales organization, to help stations expand and grow both nationally and locally.
Why it matters: Matt Boxer has been named Vice President of Business Development, Joe Napolitano Vice President of its National Sales Offices and Jenney Valverde Vice President of Sales Marketing.
Telemundo Station Group has announced a series of leadership appointments in its sales organization: Matt Boxer has been named Vice President of Business Development, Joe Napolitano Vice President of its National Sales Offices and Jenney Valverde Vice President of Sales Marketing.
Boxer (photo) will be responsible for overseeing a newly created team that consists of five Business Development Directors. He joins the Telemundo Station Group from Meredith Xcelerated Marketing, where he had been Managing Director for Business Development since 2013. Previously, he worked for Univision Communications for 18 years, holding various positions, including National Sales Manager for WLTV Univision 23 in Miami, Local Sales Manager for WXTV Univision 41 in New York, Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Solutions for the Univision Station Group and, most recently, Senior Vice President for the Client Development Group. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Advertising from the University of Florida.
Napolitano will be responsible for the Telemundo Station Group’s National Sales efforts in his new role, with full oversight of the seven National Sales offices and an international post. The offices are located in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco and Mexico City. Napolitano joined the Telemundo Station Group in 2004 and was responsible for all sales and commercial efforts throughout the East Coast. He began his career at Katz Television and held various sales positions before serving as Vice President and Director of Sales.
Valverde brings close to two decades of NBCUniversal experience to her new role, most recently as Senior Director of Sales Marketing for the Telemundo Station Group. Prior to this, she held various creative sales marketing functions for the Station Group and has also worked for the NBC Retail Operations and NBC Everywhere groups. She began her career with NBCUniversal 17 years ago as an NBC Page.
“Matt, Joe and Jenney each bring valuable insights and years of experience to our sales team and I look forward to working with them, ”said Mike Chico, Senior Vice President of Sales, Telemundo Station Group.