SALES LEADS LATAM: Mondelez, Kimberly-Clark, Marriott International…

A summary for Corporate Marketers, Media Sales Executives and Advertising Agencies to see what clients are moving into the market and/or targeting Latin American consumers right now.

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  • Mondelez

Mondelez International, one of the world's largest snacks companies and advertisers, has launched a global media review. “We launched a global media review as our current assignments are coming to an end,” a global Mondelez representative told Adweek. “With this review, we’re taking a new look at our media buying in order to address key changes such as programmatic, transparency and e-commerce and better equip our company for the next three years.”In late 2015, Mondelez effectively split its global media account between Dentsu’s Carat and Publicis Groupe’s Starcom MediaVest (now Spark Foundry), with the former handling the business in the Asia-Pacific region, Europe and North America and the latter responsible for Europe, the Middle East and Africa as well as Latin America.Mondelez spent approximately US$210 million on measured media in the U.S. in 2016 and just under US$170 million last year. International consultancy R3 estimates the company spends between US$1 billion and US$1.5 billion around the world annually, according to Kantar Media.

  • Kimberly-Clark

Consumer packaged goods giant Kimberly-Clark has launched a global creative review, Adweek first reported.  The review includes only creative. WPP’s Mindshare, part of its GroupM unit, handles media planning and buying and is not part of the review. Although K-C has increasingly taken programmatic operations in-house.



  • Marriott International 

Marriott International has appointed Publicis Groupe's SapientRazorfish and Spark Foundry as its global media agency of record to oversee all media planning and purchasing. The collaboration with Publicis Groupe will take a performance-driven, customer-centric approach to the art and science of marketing through a dedicated Marriott One Media team working with Marriott's internal media teams around the world. Pubicis Groupe will optimize international marketing campaigns, personalize and localize targeted media efforts across a diverse set of markets to showcase Marriott's best-in-class commerce and first-to-market technology. Publicis Groupe will leverage pioneering technology and a forward-thinking approach to reach and connect with consumers at the right moment among established and emerging markets including North America, Europe, China, Africa and Latin America.Over the past year, Marriott has grown to 30 brands with 6,500 hotels located in 127 countries, and more than 110 million members of its loyalty programs - Marriott Rewards, which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards, and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG).

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  • Zurich

Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) accelerated the growth of Cover-More Group (Cover-More), its specialist global travel insurance and assistance solutions business, by entering into agreements to acquire the leading providers of traveler assistance in Latin America.The acquired businesses operate under the Travel Ace and Universal Assistance brands.The transaction encompasses 19 legal entities operating throughout Latin America, most notably in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico. Under Zurich’s ownership, the acquired operations will form Cover-More’s Latin America hub. The acquired businesses will continue to use the well-established Travel Ace and Universal Assistance brands, according to Zurich.Cover-More Chief Executive Officer Mike Emmett said the transaction was an opportunity to reshape travel assistance in Latin American markets by deploying Cover-More’s specialist expertise.Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2018.

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Celeste Martorana @celesmartorana

Celeste joined Portada’s team in 2014. Since then, she has been working as an editor for Portada’s English-language website and compiling information for Portada’s Databases.


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