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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 […]


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Meltwater’s Ana Hoyos: “We See Great Potential for AI Expansion in Latin America”

Meltwater’s Ana Hoyos: “We See Great Potential for AI Expansion in Latin America”

The social media landscape is changing at an accelerated pace; artificial intelligence is acquiring a prominent role and companies have to adapt to survive. We talked to Ana Hoyos, area director at Meltwater Latin America, about the recent acquisition of Sysomos and what it means for social media analysis.


Loyalty, Brand Preference and the Economy Segment Traveler  

Loyalty, Brand Preference and the Economy Segment Traveler  

With the tremendous growth of economy segment hotels and low-cost air carriers, hotel and travel companies as well as the airlines, have begun to take notice and adapt to this expanding segment of travelers. To ensure that their brands stand out and become the best choice for these travelers, players in the travel industry are delving deeper into loyalty, personalization and brand preference in the economy travel segment.


Gatorade’s Jill Leccia: “We Promote Sports Within Young Soccer Players and Document Their Amazing Stories”

Gatorade’s Jill Leccia: “We Promote Sports Within Young Soccer Players and Document Their Amazing Stories”

Jill Leccia, Gatorade Sr. Director of PepsiCo Latin America Beverages, talked to Portada about the process of creating a global marketing campaign that's also aware of consumer's individual needs. Today it is more important than ever for brands to connect with consumers at a personal level while keeping local idiosyncrasies in mind but within a global context.