Most recently, Mr. Abud was chief financial officer at Mexico's Grupo Medcom, which acquired 70% of the CBS cable network last year. Prior to Grupo Medcom, Abud held senior positions with Televisa and Mexico's largest construction firm, Grupo ICA.
CBS Telenoticias operates three channels: a 24-hour Spanish-language news channel distributed throughout Latin America; a Spanish-language news channel available in the U.S. and Canadian markets; and a Portuguese-language news channel distributed in Brazil. It also produces two nightly news programs for Telemundo, the number-two Spanish-language network in the U.S.
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