Ruben Mendiola is taking the helm at mun2…
The Latino business executive has been named president of NBCUniversal’s cable network aimed at a young Latino audience.
Mun2 is the first cable network for young Latinos with shows and music videos in Spanish and English, including I Love Jenni, Welcome to Los Vargas, Combate Americas and Reventón.
Mendiola will report to Joe Uva, chairman of Hispanic Enterprises and Content at NBCUniversal.
Mun2 had been without its top executive since EVP and general manager Diana Mogollon departed at the end of February.
Mendiola comes from Comcast Cable where he was SVP and general manager of Multicultural Services.
Before that, he served as the general manager of Latino Programming and Spanish Business Development at Dish Network, VP of Programming and Operations at Fox Sports Latin America and programming director for Pay TV at Grupo Televisa.
Mendiola is a graduate of Universidad Iberoamericana A.C. in Mexico City where he earned his degree in Corporate Law.