Ray Warren Named President of Telemundo Deportes
NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises has appointed veteran sports executive, Ray Warren, to the newly created position of President, Telemundo Deportes. In this new role, Warren will oversee NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises’ growing sports business and lead its strategy across all its platforms and networks.
He will be responsible for developing opportunities for both existing franchises and future acquisitions with a keen focus on the FIFA World Cup properties. Warren will be based in Miami and will report to Cesar Conde, Chairman, NBCUniversal International and NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, effective September 19.
“As the U.S. Spanish-language home of the Olympics, FIFA World Cup and other key world-class sports events, Telemundo Deportes is the ultimate destination for Hispanic sports fans,” said Conde. “We are thrilled to welcome Ray to our growing sports division. His expertise and proven track record will be essential to maximizing the opportunities these prestigious events bring to our viewers and our partners.”
“I am thrilled to join the talented and dedicated team at Telemundo Deportes that has demonstrated time and time again their passion and expertise in delivering the Latino community premium sports content,” said Warren.
Warren joins NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises from NBC Sports, where he was Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer of NBC Sports Regional Networks.
His thirty-plus year career spans several senior-level positions at leading advertising and media companies, including serving as President of Carat Media Group Americas, Managing Director of OMD USA, and President and CEO of Raycom Sports. He also held several senior sales positions at ABC Television Network. Warren serves on the board of Citizens through Sports Alliance, the York College Foundation and the York College School of Journalism. He received his bachelor’s degree in communications from York College of The City University of New York.