CHANGING PLACES LATAM: Havas LuxHub, Ricardo Carreón,Tom Kershaw, Jesús García Santos…
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LuxHub, Havas' luxury marketing unit, is about to launch a Latin America unit out of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The LuxHub Latin America will be based in Buenos Aires and have offices in Mexico City and Sao Paulo.
"We are launching LuxHub in Latin America, and Havas is fortunate to be media AOR in LatAm for a range of luxury clients, " says Tammy Smulders, Global Managing Director of Havas LuxHub based in London, UK. (Check out our interview with Smulders).
Sabre Corporation, the technology provider to the global travel industry, announced the appointment of Ricardo Carreón as vice president of Travel Network in the Latin America and Caribbean region, and head of its newly created Latin America headquarters office in Montevideo, Uruguay. Carreón has extensive technology background leading commercial strategies and business development for renowned U.S. companies operating overseas, including Intel and Novell. Most recently, he was the general manager of Caribbean and Latin America for NCR Corporation. He will report directly to Jay Jones.Thousands of businesses operating in the Latin America and Caribbean’s travel industry will benefit from Sabre’s new regional headquarters with dedicated teams and resources.
Rubicon Project, which operates one of the largest advertising marketplaces in the world, announced it has named Tom Kershaw to its global leadership team where he will serve as Chief Product & Engineering Officer, effective immediately. Kershaw brings more than twenty-five years of relevant tech and advertising industry experience including more than a decade spent leading product development and engineering teams at global innovation leaders, including Google, where he most recently served as Director of Product Management for Google Ads and Commerce.Mr. Kershaw will be based at Rubicon Project’s headquarters in Los Angeles where he will directly report to Rubicon Project’s President, Gregory R. Raifman.
Ricoh Mexicana has appointed Jesús García Santos new General Director to further strengthen the Japanese multinational company position in the country. Ricoh Mexicana has been led for by Jairo Mendez Munar for the past seven years. Mendez Munar will remain in the management team as Regional Vice President in charge of Ricoh Mexico & Colombia.
Inclusion Services has appointed Pablo Valles as its new marketing director in Argentina. Prior to this appointment, Valles served as Country Manager for Chile in ADEPCON, and Industry & Solution Principals Manager for South America and the Caribbean in SAP.
Carmen Fernandez de Alarcón is the new CEO of Havas Worldwide Spain. Fernandez de Alarcón will continue to lead the Sport and Entertainment (SE) division and will combine this new role with her other role as Head of Global Business Transformation, which she has been holding for five years.