CHANGING PLACES LATAM: Enrique Martinez, Fernando Medin, Manuel Juárez…
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Enrique Martinez will step down as Discovery Latin America president at the end of this year. A 24-year veteran of the company, Martinez has served as president and managing director of Discovery Latin/America/US Hispanic for 17 years. Martinez joined Discovery Communications in 1994 and was instrumental in establishing Discovery Channel in Latin America. He also worked on the launches of Discovery en Espanol and Discovery Famiglia in the U.S. Medin joined Discovery in 2002 and was instrumental in launching Discovery in Spain, Mexico and Brazil.
He will be succeeded by Fernando Medin, who is currently executive VP and general manager for Brazil and the Southern Cone market.
As of this date, Ogilvy Latina CEO Horacio Genolet has appointed Manuel Juárez as Director of Corporate Communication for this region. Juárez will report directly to Genolet, and will continue to work with the help of Gonzalo Valenti from Argentina. Manuel is a member of the board of PRORP, the Mexican Association of Professionals in Public Relations, and holds a postgraduate degree in Marketing and a Diploma in Communication and Political Analysis from the Universidad Iberoamericana.
Santiago Olivera is Y&R Argentina new CEO. Olivera comes from TBWA Buenos Aires. Prior to TBWA, he worked for Draft FCB, Savaglio TBWA and DDB Buenos Aires.
Wunderman BA has appointed new General Account Directors: Fabiana Antonelli and Eliana Kaplan will lead the agency department chaired by Juan Pablo Jurado.
Antonelli joined Wunderman BA to lead the integrated team for Movistar in 2016.
Kaplan joined Wunderman BA in 2007.
Xabier Liceaga has joined Grupo Ontwice as LatAm General and Creative Director. Ontwice Group provides performance and eCommerce, branding, business intelligence, content and social network stools. The firm works for companies like Mapfre, Samsonite, Grupo Posadas, Rolex, Samsung and Hawkers.