Mariana D’Andrea is Senior Counsel, Business and Legal Affairs, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN). In this position, D’Andrea advises VIMN on strategic transactions, with focus on key operational and related commercial issues. She also oversees the negotiation and drafting of agreements related to content and trademark licensing, ad sales, program syndication sales, consumer product sales, affiliate deals and intercompany arrangements. D’Andrea is integral in the preparation, implementation and administration of VIMN-wide legal policies, procedures and best practices across multiple international jurisdictions as well as the maintenance of effective relationships with the corporate, HQ, divisional and cluster groups.
Prior to joining VIMN, D’Andrea served for almost seven years as In-House Lawyer for leading Argentinian internet and cable provider Cablevisión Fibertel, concentrating on legal affairs related to Pay TV, technology and the internet. Formerly, she spent several years as Legal Counsel for the Brazil’s Camargo Correa, where she led the startup process of the company both in Chile and Argentina while taking part in significant international infrastructure and energy projects.
D’Andrea graduated with honors from Universidad Católica Argentina Law School, and holds both a Masters Executive Degree in Management from the EOI Business School in Spain and a combined MBA in Entertainment, Media and Technology from Universidad de Palermo Buenos Aires and the NYU Stern School of Business.