BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LBI Media, Inc., a leading vertically integrated, multi-platform, Spanish-language media company in the U.S., announced today that it has appointed Arya Towfighi as General Counsel for the company.
Effective immediately, Towfighi will serve as SVP, General Counsel for the company and its subsidiaries, and will be responsible for all aspects of LBI Media’s legal affairs around the country. Towfighi will act as chief legal officer for all business units across the company, and will manage and oversee all legal aspects of the company’s general corporate matters, business affairs, litigation and dispute resolution, risk management, employment and labor relations, corporate governance and board matters, privacy and cyber security, intellectual property matters, corporate and finance transactions, and compliance, including regulatory compliance and adherence to FCC reporting obligations.
“We are delighted to welcome Arya to the LBI Media family and are confident he will add substantial value to our executive team and legal department, given his industry track record and successful career. Arya’s extensive media experience and legal expertise will benefit our efforts to develop and expand our digital, multimedia and distribution properties,” stated Peter Markham, Chief Executive Officer, LBI Media, Inc.
A leading and accomplished attorney with 25 years of experience as outside counsel at large international law firms and in-house counsel at large public and private corporations, Towfighi spent over 13 years at Univision Communications Inc., where he served as SVP and Associate General Counsel, overseeing litigation, employment, and other matters for the company’s entire portfolio of television, radio, and digital media properties. He was also a partner for the Los Angeles law offices of McDermott, Will & Emery and Hawxhurst Harris, as well as Vice President and Associate General Counsel for TriNet, a leading professional employer organization.
About LBI Media, Inc.
LBI Media, Inc., is a leading vertically integrated, multi-platform, Spanish-language media company operating across all of the top U.S. Hispanic markets. Producing over 2,500 hours annually of original TV programming at the Empire Burbank Television Studios, the company is one of the largest U.S. producers of Spanish-language TV content. The company's Estrella TV Network is distributed through owned and operated TV stations, TV network affiliates and related digital media properties. The Estrella TV programming catalog, consisting of over 7,500 hours of original Spanish-language television programming, is one of the largest libraries of content produced in the U.S. for the U.S. Hispanic marketplace. Additionally, LBI Media is one of the most prolific developers and producers of Spanish-language radio talent and programming. The company's Don Cheto Radio Network features one of the nation's most popular radio talents and its highly-rated radio programming formats are distributed through owned and operated radio stations, affiliated stations and related digital media properties. To learn more about LBI Media and see company updates, please visit www.lbimedia.com.