DirecTV Latin America has a new president

Manuel Abelleyra was appointed president of DirecTV Latin America, a new organizational unit of Vrio Corp. as of October 2018. Previously, the executive was in charge of the operation in Argentina and the Southern Region.
Abelleyra will be responsible for the operations and the management teams of Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Peru, Ecuador and Colombia, in addition to enhance the business opportunities in each of the countries.
The executive began his career in DirecTV in 2009, when he was summoned to be president of DirecTV Argentina. In this period, he carried out initiatives such as the launch of DirecTV Prepago and DirecTV Internet, as well as the inauguration of one of the largest transmission centers of DIRECTV in Latin America – the Argentina Broadcast Center – and the local launch of DirecTV Sports.
In 2016, Abelleyra was appointed president of DirecTV Región Sur (Southern Region), which included Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Peru and thanks to the results obtained in these countries he will also be in charge of Ecuador and Colombia.