Univision Names Rodriguez as Chief Security Officer

Univision Communications said it hired Diego Rodriguez for the newly created position of chief global security officer.

Rodriguez, previously assistant director in charge of the FBI’s field office in New York, will be responsible for efforts to safeguard the company, its people and its critical assets.

Rodriguez will report to Jonathan Schwartz, chief legal and corporate affairs officer at Univision and chief human resources officer Margaret Lazo.

“With more than 26 years of high-level security experience at the FBI, Diego’s ability to assess potential threats, mitigate risk and help ensure continuity of operations make him a vital addition to Univision’s executive team,” said Schwartz. “Diego is a proven leader who brings a unique skill set to the company and who will have important insights on critical security, technology, information and safety issues.”

Rodriguez joined the FBI in 1990.

Jon Lafayette

Jon has been business editor of Broadcasting+Cable since 2010. He focuses on revenue-generating activities, including advertising and distribution, as well as executive intrigue and merger and acquisition activity. Just about any story is fair game, if a dollar sign can make its way into the article. Before B+C, Jon covered the industry for TVWeek, Cable World, Electronic Media, Advertising Age and The New York Post. A native New Yorker, Jon is hiding in plain sight in the suburbs of Chicago.