Jacquelin HernándezPresident, Combate Americas
Jacqueline Hernández was named President, Combate Americas, in June 2018. In her role, she oversees the entire business apparatus and P&L of Combate Americas. She is responsible for driving the company’s continued global expansion, expanding multiplatform distribution channels and geographic regions for the company’s growth plan, negotiating media rights and developing a world-class MMA Sports & Entertainment enterprise and brand name.
She reports to the CEO and Founder of Combate Americas, Campbell McLaren and is based in NY. A veteran industry executive across whose experience spans across television, digital and print, Hernandez has played integral roles at major worldwide corporations, including Chief Marketing Officer of NBCUniversal Hispanic Enterprises; Chief Operating Officer of Telemundo Enterprises and Publisher of People en Español and Teen People. Most recently Hernandez was President and Founder of the strategic consulting firm, The MÇZ Group where she took on Combate Americas as her first client.
Throughout her career, Hernandez has earned various industry awards, including FORTUNE’s Most Powerful Latinas (2017), The Top CableFAX 100 Players (2016), the PromaxBDA Brand Builder of the Year (2013), The Hollywood Reporter’s Power 100 Women in Entertainment (2013 & 2012), Broadcast & Cable’s Wonder Women (2013) award, and was named one of Advertising Age’s 100 Most Influential Women in Advertising.
Hernandez earned an MBA from Baruch College, New York and a BA from Tufts University.