Emilio Azcárraga Jean is designated Mipcom 2012´s Personality of the Year
Next October 10, Emilio Azcárraga Jean is to be recognized as Mipcom 2012's Personality of the Year, during a gala to be celebrated for the industry's executives at the Carlton Hotel, in Cannes, France.
Mipcom is the audiovisual sector's international fair where the professionals on this area discuss topics related to creation, co-production, buying and selling, financing and entertainment content distribution for all types of platforms.
Paul Zilk, Reed MIDEM'S Executive Director, said that "Emilio Azcárraga Jean is one of the world's top inspiring executives in the entertainment business, and 2012 proved to be Grupo Televisa's most emblematic year under his leadership", he also pointed out that due to the alliances made with Lionsgate, Sony, Nickelodeon and RTI, and even his designation as Iusacell's Chairman, Mr. Azcárraga Jean is still making innovations in the expansion of opportunities through all platforms.
Due to the significance of his good job directing Televisa, Emilio Azcárraga Jean will receive such recognition this year, and he is also honored to give the welcome speech. In it, he will talk about the Television industry's current situation and its future challenges on distribution and transmedia environment. Also, he will share Televisa's achievements as a worldwide content creator and provider, a goal that was set five years ago.
Azcárraga said it is a huge proud for him to receive this acknowledgement and it is a great motivation for all people in Televisa to remain working on the creation of quality content in order to bring thrilling stories to the world. He also said that "It is very inspiring for us to keep building alliances with our current partners and with those who could potentially contribute with this big challenge".