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Gustavo Cisneros (b. 1946) is a Venezuelan-born media mogul. He is among the world's richest men according to Forbes magazine, which estimates his fortune at $5 billion. The New York Times calls Cisneros, "one of Latin America’s most powerful figures" and says he and his wife, Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, have a reputation for being "a Latin American power couple in business and the global social scene." 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Forbes Building on Fifth Avenue in New York City Forbes is an American business and financial magazine founded in 1917 by B.C. Forbes. ... The New York Times is a newspaper published in New York City by Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. ...


Cisneros' wealth comes from his holdings in media, entertainment, telecommunications and consumer products companies. The Cisneros Group of Companies is one of the largest privately-held media and entertainment companies in the world. Cisneros is also the largest shareholder in Univision, the United States' leading Spanish-language television network, and he owns Venevision International, which produces and distributes media and entertainment products throughout the world. He owns Venevision, Venezuela's leading television network. Univision (pronounced Univisión in Spanish; NYSE: UVN) is the largest Spanish-language television network in the United States, and overall, the fifth-largest American network (right behind Fox, ABC, NBC, and CBS); and is one of ten major mainstream/commercial broadcast networks in the United States, alongside NBC, CBS... Venevisión is Venezuelas largest TV station, owned and presided over by Gustavo Cisneros. ...


Long an advocate of free enterprise, Cisneros has for many years been expanding his operations outside of Venezuela and into overseas markets, including the U.S., Spain and more recently China.


One of his major accomplishments has been a major role in the international development of the telenovela – emotion-packed melodramas based on the harsh realities of life in Latin America that are now broadcast to about 2 billion people around the world. In part to honor his international success, he was named MIPCOM "Personality of the Year" in 2005, a prestigious media industry award. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


The Cisneros Foundation (Fundacion Cisneros) runs a wide range of educational and cultural programs aimed at improving the lives of Latin Americans.


Following the recent consolidation of power in Venezuela under President Hugo Chávez, Cisneros has focused on the Cisneros business overseas. Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías (IPA: ) (born July 28, 1954) is the 53rd[1] and current President of Venezuela. ...


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Gustavo Cisneros - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (311 words)
The Cisneros Group of Companies is one of the largest privately-held media and entertainment companies in the world.
Cisneros is also the largest shareholder in Univision, the United States' leading Spanish-language television network, and he owns Venevision International, which produces and distributes media and entertainment products throughout the world.
The Cisneros Foundation (Fundacion Cisneros) runs a wide range of educational and cultural programs aimed at improving the lives of Latin Americans.
Global Information Infrastructure Commission - Commissioners (970 words)
Gustavo A. Cisneros is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Cisneros Group of Companies, an organization with substantial operations in Latin America, Europe and the United States and annual revenues exceeding $3.5 billion.
Cisneros is the founding member of the International Advisory Board of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, a former director of the International Advisory Committee of The Chase Manhattan Bank and a director of the Chairman's Council of the Americas Society, which encourages increased North and South American understanding.
Cisneros is a director of The Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management and International Studies of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and member of the Board of International Directors of United World Colleges based in London.
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