CANTON, MASS. — Joe Uva, most recently president and chief executive officer of Univision Communications, Inc., has been appointed to the board of directors of Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc., the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins. Mr. Uva has more than 30 years of experience leading global, public companies.

“We are pleased to have Joe join the Dunkin’ Brands board of directors,” said Nigel Travis, c.e.o. of Dunkin Brands, Inc. and president of Dunkin’ Donuts U.S. “With his broad array of management skills, business acumen and experience with public companies, both as an executive and a board member, we believe he will provide tremendous insights that can benefit our franchisees, customers and shareholders.”

Before joining Univision, Mr. Uva was president and c.e.o. of OMD Worldwide. Earlier, he was president of Turner Entertainment Group Sales and Marketing. Mr. Uva was inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame in 2007, and he has received numerous awards for his professional achievements. He is a graduate of State University of New York at Albany.