Changing Places: Tiffany O’Hare, Jesus Cobian, Maria Drew, Jorge Urrutia, Klaudia Bermudez….
People change positions, get promoted or move to other companies. Portada is here to tell you about it.
Freedom Communications, the publisher of Unidos en el Sur de California has let go Tiffany O'Hare Unidos' General Manager and Jesus Cobian. Operations Manager at the Orange County Register Portada has heard. Cobian had previously worked at the OC Register's Spanish-language weekly Excelsior, which earlier this year merged its circulation into Unidos. Freedom Communications last week announced that it is merging the Long Beach Register, a newspaper launched in August 2013, into its Los Angeles counterpart, (The Los Angeles Register launched in April) and imposing immediate two-week furloughs companywide, to be taken by the end of July.
NBCUniversal’s Hispanic Enterprises and Content named Maria Drew Senior Vice President of Human Resources. She will report to Joe Uva, Chairman, Hispanic Enterprises and Content, NBCUniversal and will be based in Miami.Drew will serve as a key member of the Hispanic Enterprises and Content leadership team, to ensure that human resources initiatives and programs are aligned with the company’s priorities to meet the growing demands in the U.S. Hispanic market. She will also manage organizational change initiatives and partner with senior leaders to create an environment focused on open communication and diversity .Most recently, Drew was President and Founder at HRStrategistGroup. Previously, she worked for Royal Caribbean International Cruises and The Walt Disney Company. She holds a B.S. in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Human Resources Management, from the University of La Verne in California.
Jorge Urrutia was named Vice President of digital monetization at Fusion, the TV network owned by Univision and ABC News. He was most recently Vice President of operations at the Huffington Post. Before that, he headed the global strategy development team at AOL.
Klaudia Bermudez has been appointed senior VP and general manager, Latin America, for NBCUniversal’s Universal Networks International division. She will be in charge of managing all day-to-day activity of UNI’s channel business across Latin America, including Universal Channel, Syfy and Studio Universal. She will be based out of Miami.
Mauricio Sabogal is joining Kinetic as the new Global CEO,to be effective the 2nd week of July .He will be based in New York.He was previously Global CEO of BPN. Prior to this role, Mauricio was President, World Markets at IPG Mediabrands; CEO of OMD Latin America and CEO of MindShare Andina.
Bill Hilary was promoted to president of NuvoTV parent SiTV Media. He was most recently executive VP of programming for NuvoTV. He will now oversee both NuvoTV and music cable network Fuse, which was acquired by SiTV in April. He will report to SiTV CEO Michael Schwimmer and continue to have oversight of programming, development, acquisition and scheduling for NuvoTV. Marketing and ad sales will now also report to him.
Lynnette Ramirez was promoted to senior Vice President of programming and development at NuvoTV. She was previously Vice President of programming.
Jason Miller has joined NunoTV as executive Vice President, ad sales and integrated marketing.
Jesus Rodriguez has also joined the NunoTV team as senior Vice President, marketing.
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