Changing Places LatAm: Mike Cooper, Luciana Leal, Manuel Vega…
People change positions, get promoted or move to other companies. Portada is here to tell you about it.
::: IPG Mediabrands - Mike Cooper ::: Luciana Leal - DM9DDB ::: Manuel Vega - DDB México ::: Franco Nieves - Coca Cola at Starcom Argentina ::: Nacho Mendiola - J. Walter Thompson ::: Maria Martinez - MRM // McCann :::
IPG Mediabrands has announced the promotion of Mike Cooper as Global President & CEO of Rapport, the Out-of-Home (OOH) planning and buying agency of the network. Mike will also continue to serve in his current role as President, North America for Rapport. Cooper joined Rapport in 2012 and in his new position he will report to Jim Hytner, Chief Operating Officer at IPG Mediabrands. He will be responsible for sustaining Rapport’s presence and growth around the world in both new and existing markets.
Luciana Leal has been promoted within the Brazilian agency DM9DDB and in her new role, she will lead the operations area. The executive worked as an account manager for two years and now Manuela Ramalho will take over her role. They will both report to Marcelo Passos, accounts Vice President at DM9DDB.Leal will be in charge of the efficiency in the processes in the accounts area and she will also propose innovative projects to improve relationships with clients. Most recently, Ramalho was account manager at the agency CC Cube in San Pablo and Africa.
Manuel Vega is the new creative vice president of DDB México.In his new position, he will work hand in hand with clients to deliver results that impact positively on the Mexican advertising agency business. Vega has worked for international brands such as Coca Cola , Mattely and Unilever among others.
Franco Nieves is the new coordinator for Coca Cola at Starcom Argentina , after having worked in the planning department of the agency for Procter&Gamble for almost five years. He will report to Ricardo Fragale, managing director of SMG.
Argentinian Nacho Mendiola has joined J. Walter Thompson San Pablo, Brazil as creative director. Mendiola worked for clients like Nextel, Luchetti, Renault and Banco Hipotecario.In addition to his knowledge as an advertising creative, Mendiola studied film and television production in TEA.
Maria Martinez will take over as CEO of MRM // McCann. In her new role , she will be responsible for the Madrid and Barcelona offices. Previously, with more than 10 years working for the agency, she was responsible for brands such as Telefonica, Banco Santander, MasterCard, IKEA, L'Oreal Group and Campofrio.