Board Member

Fernandez

Andre J. Fernandez

Andre J. Fernandez is the President and Chief Executive Officer of CBS RADIO.  In this role, Mr. Fernandez is responsible for the overall direction and management of the company, which includes 117 over-the-air radio stations in 26 major markets. Prior to joining CBS RADIO in April 2015, Mr. Fernandez served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Journal Communications, Inc.

Previously, Mr. Fernandez served in a number of leadership roles of increasing responsibility at the General Electric Company, including Chief Financial Officer of Telemundo Communications; Chief Financial Officer and Controller of GE Latin America; Chief Financial Officer of GE Digital Energy; Assistant Treasurer of GE Corporate Treasury; and Chief Financial Officer of GE Capital Information Technology Solutions (ITS) Brazil. 

Additionally, Mr. Fernandez has been named to Billboard’s “Power 100 list” which recognizes the most influential executives in the music industry and was ranked the second most powerful person in radio on Radio Ink’s “40 Most Powerful People in Radio” list.  He currently serves on the Board at Froedtert Health a $2 billion academic healthcare system based in Wisconsin.  He also serves on the Board of the National Association of Broadcasters. Mr. Fernandez chairs our Governance Committee and sits on our Audit Committee.