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WarnerMedia Latin America has announced that Luis F. Peraza, President of Networks for HBO Latin America, will be leaving the company effective February 28, 2021.
Is part of the founding team that launched HBO in Latin America in 1991 and is a pioneer of the audiovisual industry in the region, having been responsible for the development of the first premium local content in the market, investing in original programming and discovering new talent. Since then, Peraza was responsible for the production of more original content than any other premium entertainment subscription-based service in the region, with early productions such as EPITAFIOS and MANDRAKE, award-winning series such as the International Emmy® award recipient SR. ÁVILA, International Emmy®-nominated titles such as SONS OF CARNIVAL, CAPADOCIA, PRÓFUGOS, PSY, THE BRONZE GARDEN, and hundreds of hours of series, movies, documentaries and animation specials that were broadcast in Latin America and the rest of the world.
In 2014, Peraza assumed the role of President of Networks for HBO Latin America and was responsible for overseeing Original Productions, Content Acquisitions, Programming and On-Air, Creative Services, Consumer Marketing and Research, and Communications for all owned and operated networks of the group.
Whit Richardson, President, WarnerMedia Latin America, said: “Luis is an industry giant who helped shape the Latin American media business. We are deeply thankful for his leadership and his vision to bring HBO to the highest levels of recognition in our region.”
“As a member of the founding team of HBO in Latin America, I am very proud to have helped launch the service 30 years ago and shaped it to its current state. This has been such a great journey, and I am thankful to so many talented co-workers and colleagues who have joined in this enterprise”, says Luis Peraza. “I wish them the very best in continuing to position our company and our brand as a favorite in the region.”