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Jorge Rocha has been appointed Head of Performics LatAm at Publicis One.
Rocha has held the position of Digital Director Miami/Mobile Lead LatAm at Publicis One for the last 3 years. Prior to Publicis One, was Digital Director-Coca Cola at Starcom Mediavest Group for almost 3 years.
Emilio Sanchez is taking on a new challenge in his professional career as the Director of the EFE News Agency’s office in Mexico. Prior to this position, Sanchez was Director of Business Development at EFE News Miami for almost 3 years.
Diego Moreira is the new director of Platform Partnerships of Facebook Latin America. Moreira comes from IBM, where he was Program Director for IBM Watson. He will be based at the company's regional headquarters in Sao Paulo and will report to Ime Archibong, Vice President of Facebook Product Partnerships. Moreira will lead a team focused on offering tools for developers in Latin America.
Pietro Leone, until now CEO of Geometry Global EMEA network (Europe, Middle East and Africa), will take on the role of global COO of Geometry Intelligence, the network consulting division, from June 1st.Claus Adams, until now Cheil DACH's senior VP, will replace Leone in his previous position, also reporting to Harding.
Imagine Communications is building up its roster of employees that make up its Caribbean and Latin America (CALA) team. The CALA team, led by head of sales Leonardo Emilio Gañán, has added Fernando Monetti, Eugenio Solda and Cesar Carabajal, as well as promoted Marino Guzman, Louise Moggio, Sergio Yañez, Guillermo Velasco Cuevas and Jose Luis Casas.
Monetti is joining Imagine’s CALA team in the role of channel manager, based in Miami and reporting directly to Gañán.
Solda, Guzman, Yañez and Carabajal have all been appointed as regional sales leaders:
Solda will serve as the sales director for Brazil.
Guzman has been promoted to sales director for the Northern Cone region, which includes Central America, Caribbean, Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela.
Yañez’s promotion is to the role of sales director for Mexico.
And the hire of Carabajal will have him serve as the sales director of the Southern Cone region, made up of Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay, Bolivia and Peru.
Fox Networks Group Content Distribution (FNGCD) has expanded its team with six new appointments, including staff from BBC Worldwide (BBCWW) and Endemol Shine Group:
Manuel Miguez has been named exec director of sales for Latin America and US Hispanic and will be based in Miami. He joins from BBCWW, where he worked across content sales in Latin America and US Hispanic, and before that was director of sales planning for Sony Pictures Television Distribution.BBCWW recently revealed it was moving away from channel distribution in Latin America and focusing its efforts on programme sales, with three networks set to close in the region as a result.
Joining Miguez in the region will be Carolina Lozano, based in Colombia, who most recently served as a sales executive at local broadcaster RCN and is now sales associate manager for FNGCD in Latin America.
AMC Networks International has appointed Géraud Alazard as SVP of marketing, responsible for all AMCNI portfolio brands including AMC Global, SundanceTV Global and locally recognised channels.Last month, AMC Networks International announced that it is significantly boosting its regional growth in key markets with channel launches and new distribution deals across its brand portfolio. Networks including the flagship AMC network are launching on key pay-TV operators in Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe, Iberia and Africa to serve audiences with programming across multiple genres.