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Azteca America Appoints Khaled Abdelwahed VP, General Manager of Azteca 54 in Los Angeles

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LOS ANGELES, March 20, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Azteca America is pleased to announce the appointment of Khaled Abdelwahed as Vice President, General Manager of Azteca 54, the network's flagship full-power station in Los Angeles.

"Khaled has proven his leadership and performance abilities at Azteca 54 in his prior role as General Sales Manager and we are pleased to have his hardworking and results-driven character as General Manager of Azteca 54," said Martin Breidsprecher, CEO of Azteca America.

Mr. Abdelwahed has an extensive career of over 25 years in both the advertising and media business in Los Angeles. In media he has worked in executive sales positions in radio and television. Before his appointment as GM, he was General Sales Manager of Azteca 54 since 2008. Prior to that, Mr. Abdelwahed worked for Univision as a GSM and LSM for seven years.

About Azteca America

Azteca America engages Spanish-language viewers by creating unique, passionate and enlightening content that is relevant to the daily lives of our audience. Wholly owned by Mexican broadcaster Azteca, S.A.B de C.V., the second-largest producer of Spanish language content in the world, Azteca America complements its Mexican programs with an innovative lineup of shows from third-party producers and distributors to ensure the finest programming for its audience. The company provides tailored, multi-platform advertising solutions for clients seeking to reach the most dynamic consumer group in the country.

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CONTACT: Press Contact: Daniel McCosh 011-5255-1720-0059 dmccosh@gruposalinas.com

Source: Azteca America