Univision’s Turner To Retire At Year’s End

Keith Turner, Univision's outgoing president of advertising sales & marketing, spent 40 years in media, including stops at CBS, NBC and the NFL. The Spanish-language broadcaster promises news on "leadership transition plans" within weeks.

 

Keith Turner, Univision’s president of advertising sales & marketing, will retire at the end of the year, bringing to an a 40-year media career that began at Grey Advertising.

Unvision said “leadership transition plans” will be unveiled  in the coming weeks.

“Keith is a uniquely talented individual who has been a friend and an inspiring leader to all who have had the opportunity to work with him,” said Univision CEO Randy Falco.

“He is a devoted promoter of the [Univision] brand and is responsible for breaking many boundaries in expanding our partnerships over the last five years.

“We are immensely grateful for his contributions to our success.”

Turner commented, “It has been a pleasure and privilege to work alongside Randy and the rest of the superb Univision team for the past five years and I will leave here feeling proud of all that we’ve accomplished together.

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“This is an extraordinary organization with a leading market position and loyal audience that is unmatched in the industry.”

 Prior to joining Univision in 2012, Turner served as the SVP of media sales and sponsorship at the NFL.

In that role, Turner oversaw the NFL sponsorship business, as well as advertising sales for all NFL media platforms, including NFL Network, NFL.com, and NFL Mobile.

Before transitioning to NFL, Turner spent more than 20 years at NBC, where he held various roles of increasing seniority, including president of sales and marketing, SVP of Olympic and sports sales, VP of Olympic and sports sales, and VP of sport sales.

Turner is a member of the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. He ws named among the Adweek 50, a list of the top vital leaders in Tech, Media and Marketing, and honored by The National Kidney Foundation with the Visionary Leader Award.


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