Almudena Ledo Linares-Rivas has been appointed as the new general manager of Cosmopolitan TV for Spain.
Linares-Rivas joined the company, which is owned and operated by Hearst Entertainment & Syndication, in 2002. An expert in auditing and consulting, she oversaw the financial and contractual areas.
Before joining Cosmopolitan TV, Linares-Rivas was an auditor at Deloitte for five years where she supervised the media sector as well as advertising agencies for the Spanish market.
In her new position, she reports directly to Michael Bachmann, VP and CFO/CAO at Hearst Entertainment & Syndication, in New York. "We have full confidence in Almudena. As part of the channel's management team over the past 12 years, she has done excellent work and we are convinced that she will do a great job leading the channel forward," said Bachmann.
Cosmopolitan Television Iberia launched in Spain in March 2000 and has achieved a stable position in the pay-TV market, reaching around three million homes via satellite and cable TV. Cosmopolitan TV is also available in Latin America and Canada.
- Juan Fernandez Gonzalez