Changing Places LatAm: Manuel Segimon, Syl Saller, Kristin Patrick, Hernán Peña Alvarez…
People change positions, get promoted or move to other companies. Portada is here to tell you about it.
- Manuel Seguimon has been named COO for Y&R and Wunderman Latin America. He will report to Peter Law-Gisiko and Eddie Gonzalez. Jesus Portillo will replace Seguimon as CFO for LatAm.
- Diageo has new CMO. The company has appointed Syl Saller as its new global Chief Marketing executive. Any Fennell, previously CMO, has been promoted to COO in Africa. Saller, currently the group’s global innovation director, will take up her new post on July 1, 2013 and will also join the Diageo executive committee.
- PepsiCo has appointed Kristin Patrick as senior vice-president, global chief marketing officer for Pepsi brand. Patrick will be in charge of the brand management, brand communication – including the further roll-out of its ‘Live for Now’ platform.
She will report to PepsiCo president of global beverages Brad Jakeman and work alongside Pepsi Beverages North America chief marketing officer Simon Lowden. Patrick joins Pepsi from Playboy Enterprises where she was chief marketing officer. Previously, she worked at Walt Disney, Gap, Calvin Klein, Revlon, NBC Universal and William Morris Endeavor.
- Proximity Colombia has appointed Hernán Peña Alvarez as new President. Peña Alvarez is replacing Mario Bertieri, who has left the company. The executive has previously worked for Grey, DDB, McCann and Sancho BBDO.