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Latino Daily News

Friday February 18, 2011

Univision Honored as One of Nation’s 50 Most Innovative Companies along With Google

Univision Communications Inc., the leading media company serving Hispanic America, announced today that it has been named as one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company in the magazine’s annual ranking. Univision ranked 34 in the top 50 list.

“Univision’s inclusion in Fast Company’s prestigious list speaks to our team’s continued commitment to driving creative innovation in the media industry,” said Joe Uva, president and CEO of Univision Communications Inc. “It also speaks to the explosive growth of the U.S. Hispanic population and the tremendous positive impact this demographic group has on the U.S. economy.”

Fast Company’s editorial team evaluated information on thousands of businesses across the globe to create the World’s Most Innovative Companies issue. The end result is a package that dares to be different, emphasizing not just revenue growth and profit margins but also progressive business models and an ethos of creativity. Univision is honored to be alongside Apple, Burberry, Facebook, Google, Groupon, and other innovative companies around the globe.

“Innovation has never been more important to our economy and our future,” said Fast Company editor Robert Safian. “These companies embody what unleashing human potential can accomplish.”

Univision Communications is a premier media company serving the U.S. Hispanic community. Its assets include Univision Network, one of the top five networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the U.S. reaching 95% of U.S. Hispanic Households.