Randy Falco Named Univision COO

Former AOL and NBC executive will oversee advertising and distribution sales

Fomer AOL and NBC executive Randy Falco has been named chief operating officer of Univision, the company announced Tuesday. 

Falco will oversee advertising sales, distribution sales and affiliate relations, as well as  operations of the company’s television and radio station groups, corporate marketing, research, and business development. He will report to Joe Uva, president and chief executive officer of Univision Communications.

"We are thrilled to have attracted such a proven, highly skilled and well-respected senior executive as Randy Falco to Univision," Uva said. "Randy brings more than 30 years of experience across traditional and digital media that will help us build on the significant existing and untapped opportunities for revenue growth across our organization."

Falco is the former chairman and chief executive officer of AOL and president and chief operating officer of NBC Universal Television Group.