CHANGING PLACES: Enrique Turégano, Marcel Marcondes, Jorn Socquet…
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After 31 years in the Hispanic marketing arena, industry veteran Enrique Turégano is retiring at the end of this November. During his career Turégano has served as VP for some of the top Hispanic agencies, worked on the client side, been an entrepreneur/business owner, consulted with top level companies, volunteered at the American Heart Association for over 10 years serving as Multicultural Committee Chairman, and been a frequent industry commentator.
Tracey Scheppach is leaving her post as senior VP and video innovation director at Publicis Media to start her own ad industry venture. Scheppach held the same title at Starcom Mediavest Group. She joined Starcom in 2005 and spent five years as senior VP, video innovations director for Starcom Worldwide. Prior to that she was VP, programming and research at Open TV and before that served as director of marketing at Monsanto.
AB InBev has promoted Marcel Marcondes, the brewer's global VP-marketing brands and growth development platforms, as the new VP-marketing overseeing the U.S. market.Mr. Marcondes joined AB InBev in 2005, after eight years at Unilever.
He will replace Jorn Socquet, who will stay with the brewer and take on a new global role as VP-marketing strategy for core brands, where he will report to global Chief Marketing Officer Miguel Patricio.
The Inter-American Foundation (IAF) announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Robert N. Kaplan has decided to step down, effective May 2017, after more than six years of successful leadership, to pursue personal interests outside of the organization.Kaplan joined the Inter-American Foundation on November 1, 2010, as President and Chief Executive Officer. Before joining the IAF, he served for many years at the Inter-American Development Bank in a number of leadership positions.
Charles Courtier, who has led GroupM media agency MEC for the last 14 years is stepping down and will be succeeded by Tim Castree, former managing director of Videology North America.
Based in New York, Castree will report to Kelly Clark, who recently rejoined GroupM as Global CEO.
Telemundo announced the appointment of industry veteran Daniela Chaparro Vegas to Vice President of Marketing. Chaparro Vegas will be based in Miami and report to Aileen Angulo-Merciel, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Creative.Previously, Chaparro Vegas served as the Vice President of Marketing and Digital at NBCUniversal International Networks Latin America where she was responsible for all B2B and B2C marketing efforts and digital initiatives of NBCUniversal International’s portfolio of channels in Latin America including Universal Channel, E! Entertainment Television, Studio Universal, Syfy and Telemundo Internacional. Prior to that role, she served as Vice President of Marketing and Creative Services at E! Networks Latin America.