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David Urgell SVP Strategy, Distribution and Digital at Viacom


David Urgell is Senior Vice President of Strategy, Content Distribution and Digital for Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Southern and Western Europe, Middle East & Africa. In this role, he is responsible for developing new business and expanding the presence of VIMN brands including MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central in the regions, as well as overseeing the digital, and content distribution. David Urgell has more than 20 years of experience in company management and finance within media, consulting and aerospace industries.

Prior to joining VIMN, David worked for Fox International from 2006 to 2014, where he rose through the ranks to become the Vice President of Business Planning and Development for Europe and Africa. From 2003 to 2006, he worked as Controller of the Business and Controlling Department for Aries Complex, one of the biggest aerospace subcontracting companies in Spain. From 1998 until 2003, Urgell was a Senior Consultant for IBM Business Consulting Services in Information, Communication and Entertainment, specialized in Strategy and Business Process.

David Urgell holds an Executive MBA from the ESADE Business and Law School. He also completed the ESIC: Business and Marketing School GESCO program and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He is fluent in both Spanish and English.

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