CHANGING PLACES LATAM: Gurbaksh Chahal, Kamal Kaur, Mat Baxter…

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PROG 2Gurbaksh Chahal has handed over his CEO role at Gravity4 to his sister, Kamal Kaur, after a judge found last week that he violated his domestic violence probation, Techcrunch reports. Chahal has been removed from Gravity4’s leadership page and replaced by Kaur, who is currently listed as CEO of the company. Kaur previously held leadership roles at Chahal’s other companies, including RadiumOne, where she worked as VP of mobile.
Mat BaxterIPG Mediabrands announced has named Mat Baxter Global Chief Executive Officer of Initiative, effective immediately.





AAEAAQAAAAAAAAIjAAAAJDkwODAxMTVlLTlhMjYtNDA5NC1iYTlhLWU2MGUwZjI1NTk2NgRed Hat has appointed Pablo Serrano as new Channel Sales Manager for Argentina. Serrano is an Electronic Engineer with over 15 years of experience in the sector. He has worked for companies like Nexsys, Sun Microsystems and Avanzit Technology.





09a8383ESET has named Augusto Bainotti new Country Manager for Argentina. The executive will be responsible of developing and strengthening new business and strategic plans in Argentina and ensuring the effective functioning of the business unit. Bainotti joined ESET as Account Manager and was promoted to Channel Manager for Argentina and Chile in 2013.





descarga (1)Socorro Jaramillo assumes Havas Worldwide Colombia presidency, after serving as general manager at TBWA Colombia and as vice president of Newlink Group in Miami. Jaramillo will head Havas Worldwide Colombian office. Previously, she worked for other agencies like Young & Rubicam and DDB.





AAEAAQAAAAAAAAkQAAAAJDI4YWFlMjMxLTEwMTktNDNhNC04OGYyLWQ1ZmRjMGNjMzYzZQAndres Diaz is the new head of digital at Prolam Y&R Chile. Díaz has nearly a decade of experience in the industry.



Andrea Suarez, CECarlosRojasPEO of IPG Mediabrands Latinaoamérica, announced the appointment of Carlos Rojas as the CEO in charge of the group's operations in IPG Mediabrands Peru. Prior to this role, Rojas worked in different positions in Google with responsibly in Argentina, Chile and Peru as well as in the US. In addition, he conducted business consulting focused on business innovation in Europe, Brazil and Southeast Asia.



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NewsWhip Raise $6.4 million from Tribal Ventures, AP and Cantor Fitzgerald

NewsWhip Raise $6.4 million from Tribal Ventures, AP and Cantor Fitzgerald

Content analytics firm NewsWhip has raised a US$6.4 million Series A funding round led by Tribal Ventures, with participation by The Associated Press, clients of Cantor Fitzgerald, The Asahi Shimbun and existing investors.Series A Funding Round Will Be Used to Develop the Company’s Data-Driven Storytelling Technology for Leading Newsrooms and Agencies.