The executive will step down as EVP & Chief Content Officer of General Entertainment for Latin America and US Hispanic at the end of June to pursue new professional endeavors.
Warner Bros. Discovery, the leading global media and entertainment company that creates and distributes the world’s most differentiated and complete portfolio of content and brands, announced today that Tomás Yankelevich, EVP & Chief Content Officer of General Entertainment for Latin America and US Hispanic, has decided to leave his role as head of the content and production teams at the end of June to pursue new professional endeavors. The announcement was made today by Fernando Medin, President of Warner Bros. Discovery for Latin America and US Hispanic, who will name a new leader for the area soon.
Yankelevich led the general entertainment content teams for some of the most successful brands in Latin America, including the HBO Max and discovery+ (in Brazil) streaming platforms and the HBO, TNT, Warner Channel, Space, and, most recently, Discovery Channel and Home & Health Pay TV channels, among many others. From Miami, he directed the launch of HBO Max in Latin America, the creation of a hub for the development and production of local original titles, the founding of Particular Crowd movie studio (now independently managed), the launch and expansion of TNT Sports, and the consolidation of the company’s family of Pay TV brands, among other accomplishments.
“I am very grateful to Tomás for his successful leadership of our content and production teams and, most of all, for having created such a solid group of professionals.” Medin commented.
“It was a privilege to lead this team for the past 6 years and to work with amazing professionals who share the same passion: entertaining audiences with thrilling stories,” Tomás Yankelevich remarked. “As I close this cycle and start a new phase in my career, I have the satisfaction of knowing that we reached our goals, and that I am leaving in place a team made up of outstanding and committed human beings.”