Changing Places: Marina Mendez, Laura Chiavone, Santiago Nogues, Miguel A. Ruiz…

People change positions, get promoted or move to other companies. Portada is here to tell you about it.

Santiago Nogues - Ruy Mussi ::: Laura Chiavone - DDB Brazil ::: Marina Mendez - IPG/ Mediabrands ::: Rafael Martinez - Gonzalo Martinez, Javier Macias, Miguel Angel Ruiz - Ogilvy ::: David Luhnow - Dow Jones Newswire :::

Santiago Nogues has been appointed Creative Director at Ruy Mossi Argentina. Nogues will be tasked with accounts like Samsung, Surrey and Branca.

Laura Chiavone is the new Planning VP of DDB Brazil. Chiavone will work with Marcelo Passos, Account VP and Monica de Carvalho Business VP. Nathalia Iervolino will report to Chiavone as its Account Director.

Marina Mendez is the new regional director of Mediabrands Audience Platform (MAP) for World Markets Latam, the global division of Mediabrands that deals with all specialized digital services including search, display, social, mobile, programmatic buying and video. Méndez will be in charge of developing a holistic vision for the whole range of MAP services that are already present in Latin America, including the units of Reprise Media (Digital Marketing/SEM) and Cadreon (programmatic buying). Méndez will be reporting to Pablo Rodriguez, president of Mediabrands, World Markets Latam. Earlier in her career Méndez worked as president of OMG Digital and as regional CEO of ZED Digital (Publicis).

Ogilvy has announced that Miguel Angel Ruiz, VP of Creative Services, Javier Macias, VP of Planning, Gonzalo Martinez, VP of clients and services and Rafael Martinez Gallardo, Ogilvy Red´s Director have left the agency to found their own business. Accoring to the executives the new agency will began to operate in October.

David Luhnow has been named Latin America editor for Dow Jones Newswires and The Wall Street Journal. He will be based in Mexico City. Luhnow has been Latin American bureau chief for the Journal since 2008 and is overseeing a regional editorial staff of 31 across Central and South America.


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