Sports Business Journal annual list of the executives who move the needle and determine which direction the sports business industry is heading:
President, Univision Deportes
As Univision markets its planned IPO, the company’s top executives are touting ratings gains at Rodriguez’s Univision Deportes as a point of strength. Prime-time ratings this year more than doubled year-over-year, thanks to Rodriguez’s strategy of focusing on all things soccer. Univision Deportes’ audience puts the network on par with the biggest U.S. sports networks — English or Spanish.
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