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Univision Appoints Ron Estrada Head of Government Relations & Corporate Social Responsibility

By Univision PR Team

Mar 11, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – MARCH 11, 2020 – Univision Communications Inc., the leading Hispanic media company in the U.S., announced its appointment of Ron Estrada as Senior Vice President, Head of Government Relations and Corporate Social Responsibility, following the departure of Jessica Herrera-Flanigan, who has been leading those efforts for the company. Estrada, who has been with the company for six years, will oversee the company’s government relations and public policy team in addition to continuing to lead all corporate social responsibility and social impact initiatives. He will report to Chief Legal & Corporate Affairs Officer Jonathan Schwartz.

“Jessica will be missed throughout the company.  She has been an outstanding advocate for the community we serve and we wish her all the best in her new endeavor. We’re excited to have Ron leading our efforts in Washington, D.C. at a crucial time for our company and our community. His years of experience as a trusted advisor to national political influencers and community stakeholders, in addition to his knowledge of our brand and people, ensure that our important work will continue unabated.  Ron’s leadership role inside and outside of Univision is first-rate and demonstrates his ability to move the ball forward on all of our priorities, including the company’s continued advocacy on important voting and census issues,” said Schwartz.

A veteran in the space, Estrada has forged deep ties to crucial stakeholders, including the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, where he currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors. His vast experience in the community, which includes his role as a former vice president role at UnidosUS, provides him with unique insights to help ensure that non-profits around the country continue to partner and strengthen Univision’s work on behalf of Hispanic America. In recent months, Estrada has led crucial visits to state capitols around the country and has spearheaded Univision’s successful Cuenta Conmigo (Count with Me) and Vota Conmigo (Vote with Me) civic engagement programs. He has also overseen the coordination of community empowerment directors and local philanthropic activities, playing a critical role in synchronizing Univision’s efforts.

Visit corporate.univision.com/newco for more information on Univision, and follow @UnivisionPRTeam on Twitter and Instagram.

CONTACT:  Keith Fernandez, 202-682-6191, kefernandez@univision.net

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Univision Nombra a Ron Estrada Director de Relaciones Gubernamentales y Responsabilidad Social Corporativa

WASHINGTON, D.C. –11 DE MARZO DE 2020– Univision Communications Inc., la principal empresa de medios dirigidos a los hispanos en Estados Unidos, anunció el nombramiento de Ron Estrada a vicepresidente principal y director de Relaciones Gubernamentales y Responsabilidad Social Corporativa, tras la partida de Jessica Herrera-Flanigan, quien ha estado dirigiendo dichos esfuerzos a favor de la empresa. Estrada, quien trabaja en la compañía desde hace seis años, supervisará al equipo de relaciones gubernamentales y de responsabilidad social corporativa de la empresa, además de continuar dirigiendo todos sus programas de responsabilidad social corporativa e impacto social. Le reportará a Jonathan Schwartz, director ejecutivo de Asuntos Legales y Corporativos.

“Jessica será extrañada en toda la compañía. Ha sido una sobresaliente promotora de la comunidad a la que atendemos y le deseamos lo mejor en su próximo cometido. Nos entusiasma que Ron dirigirá nuestros esfuerzos en Washington, D.C. en un momento crucial para nuestra compañía y comunidad. Sus años de experiencia como asesor de confianza de personas influyentes a nivel nacional y protagonistas comunitarios, además de sus conocimientos sobre nuestra marca y gente, asegurarán que nuestra importante labor continúe sin tregua. El papel de liderazgo de Ron dentro y fuera de Univision es de primera, y demuestra su capacidad de alcanzar logros respecto a todas nuestras prioridades, entre ellas la promoción continua por la empresa de importantes asuntos electorales y del censo”, afirmó Schwartz.

Un veterano en este entorno, Estrada ha forjado estrechas relaciones con importantes protagonistas, entre ellos el Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, donde se desempeña como vicepresidente de la junta directiva. Su extensa experiencia en la comunidad, que incluye el cargo pasado de vicepresidente de UnidosUS, le da una perspectiva única que ayudará a que entidades sin fines de lucro en todo el país sigan asociándose a la labor de Univision para beneficio de los hispanos en Estados Unidos. En meses recientes, Estrada ha encabezado visitas cruciales a capitolios estatales en todo el país y ha dirigido los exitosos programas de participación cívica de Univision, Cuenta Conmigo y Vota Conmigo. También ha estado a cargo de la coordinación de directores de empoderamiento comunitario y actividades filantrópicas a nivel local, donde desempeñó un papel crucial al sincronizar los esfuerzos de Univision.

Visiten corporate.univision.com/newco para más información sobre Univision y sigan @UnivisionPRTeam en Twitter Instagram.

CONTACTO:  Keith Fernandez, 202-682-6191, kefernandez@univision.net

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