Veteran Spanish film and TV executive Ele Juarez has launched new Madrid- and Miami-based consulting firm Intuition Media.

The consultancy will offer a range of services to Spanish and international media firms looking to capitalise on growing strategic opportunities both locally and overseas.

Among those services are analysis and advising on corporate operations such as mergers and acquisitions, and on a spectrum of entertainment and media matters including film, television, music and video/DVD production and distribution.

The company will also offer services targeting the creation or acquisition of cable, ADSL, internet and DTH thematic channels.

Juarez recently stepped down as managing director of strategic alliances at Telefonica Contenidos. Prior to that he served as president and CEO of HBO Latin America and Brazil. He helped launch digital satellite TV platform Canal Satelite Digital (CSD) in Spain in his previous position as managing director of Sogecable.

He has also held top positions in Spain and the US at Polygram Spain, 20th Century Fox International's video division, CBS and Warner Music.