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Brian Crotty is the New Chief Executive Officer at OMD Latin America

OMD Worldwide CEO, Florian Adamski, who was appointed last September, has named new leaders of Europe and Latin America. OMD (Optimum Media Direction), an integrated communications agency derived from Omnicom and delivering media and marketing solutions worldwide, named a new CEO last September: Florian Adamski. Previously, he led operations in Germany during two years. Daryl […]


Claudia Sandoval Is the New MasterChef Latino Judge

Claudia Sandoval, the winner of Master Chef Season 6, is one of the three judges of the Spanish language version of the show. Born and raised in San Diego from a Mexican family, Claudia Sandoval’s life changed when she won the sixth season of MasterChef in 2015. She published a best-selling cooking book in 2016, titled Claudia’s […]


Sprint Marketing War against Verizon Revived with ‘Free Unlimited For a Year’ Promotion

What: Since the first launch in June 2017, Sprint reminds Verizon customers that they’ll get a whole unlimited year for switching. Why it matters: Telcos are among the largest marketing categories, particularly when it comes to reaching Hispanic consumers.  Both Verizon and Sprint target Spanish-dominant Hispanics and bilingual Millennials.   “Keep your Verizon phone and save […]


PORTADA MIAMI April 18-19: Early Bird Expires Tomorrow Jan. 17!

The tenth annual edition of Portada Miami will take place on April 18-19 in EAST Miami, a design hotel  located within the brand new Brickell City Centre, offering a  unique mix of customized guest services and cutting-edge technology. Portada Miami will be the launch event for Portada’s powerful Council System of Brand Marketers from all over the Americas. The forward-looking agenda will cover disruptive and innovative topics such as machine learning, VR, data sets for better marketing and more. Early Bird Registration is available until January 17!


Live-streaming App Spotlite to expand to LatAm

Startup Spotlite has raised  US$10 million from Sequoia Capital China and BlueRun Ventures.The funding will be used to construct out the product, make key hires and develop its advertising and marketing and promoting efforts, particularly in LatAm and Asian markets.


Arcos Dorados to Sign Neymar Jr. in Brazil

Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. has signed an exclusive contract with soccer star Neymar Jr. to support its 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ marketing and brand campaigns beginning in January 2018.Neymar Jr.’s exclusive contract with Arcos Dorados’ Brazilian operation further strengthens McDonald’s brand market leadership in the country.


HC2 Network Inc. Acquires Azteca America

HC2 Holdings, Inc. subsidiary HC2 Network Inc. has acquired Spanish-language broadcast network Azteca America.The deal includes licensing agreement with TV Azteca for Spanish-Language TV programming; Acquisition of Television Stations from Northstar Media will expand HC2’s Broadcasting Network to 113 operating stations in over 80 U.S. markets.


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