CHANGING PLACES: Michael Jones, Monica Gadsby, Javier García…

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unnamedEntrepreneur Michael Jones has joined La Voz Media Group’s Advisory Board. Mr. Jones an Internet entrepreneur and investor is currently the founder and CEO of Science Inc. in Los Angeles,where he has lived since 1997.Jones founded, advised, invested and sold numerous businesses, including application platform Userplane, which he led from startup to its acquisition by AOL; Tsavo Media; MoVoxx; People Media; Brizzly; and Myspace. Read More.





descarga (2)Publicis One has announced a new global and regional leadership. Publicis One is the umbrella organization for Publicis agencies in 50 countries and does not include the U.S.  As part of this new structure, Monica Gadsby, who was in charge of the overall Americas, including the U.S. Hispanic market, at Starcom Media Vest, is the new  Chief Executive Officer for Latin America at Publicis One..With 28 years of experience in advertising across the U.S. Multicultural and Latin America markets, Monica is seen as a pioneer in diversity marketing – having started and developed the top two U.S. multicultural media agencies today, Tapestry and 42 Degrees. Over the last six years, Monica doubled Starcom Mediavest Group’s revenue in Latin America  (Read about: Publicis Media’s new Multicultural Structures to be announced soon.)

descarga (3)Comcast Cable has announced the promotion of Javier Garcia to Senior Vice President and General Manager of Multicultural Services. Javier joined Comcast in late 2014. Prior to Comcast Cable, he served as the General Manager of Yahoo’s U.S. Hispanic business and led monetization, partnerships and operations for the company’s premium media, programmatic, and native advertising businesses.




26BFEF86D-CC6E-DEA2-9F75A885C3260F28Telemundo Network has named Mario Ruiz as Senior Vice President of Music and Entertainment Projects, effective immediately. Ruiz will continue to report to Luis Silberwasser, President of the Telemundo Network, and will be based in Miami. Previously, Ruiz was Senior Vice President, Talent Development & Strategy.





34b546dTelemundo 48 Area de la Bahia / KSTS has announced that Arlen Fernández has been named Reporter for Noticiero Telemundo 48 at 5:30, 6 and 11 PM. Fernández, whose first day at KSTS will be Monday, April 4, will join Telemundo 48’s dynamic team of reporters to deliver live, local breaking news for the Bay Area’s Hispanic community alongside news co-anchors Blanca Garza and César Bayona, weather anchor Gabriella Dellán and sports anchor Gabriel Sotelo.Fernandez joins Telemundo 48 from Univision Communications.Nicaragua, Fernández launched her journalism career at Canal 2, a local television station in Nicaragua. Fernández recently moved from Miami, Florida and has relocated to San Jose, California.


descarga (1)Telemundo has appointed Mara Arakelian to Senior Vice President of Talent Management, according to HispanicAd. She will lead a unified talent strategy across all divisions of NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises.  She replaces Mario Ruiz who was recently named Senior Vice President of Music and Entertainment. Arakelian will report to Luis Silberwasser, President of the Telemundo Network, and will be based in Miami and Mexico.





descargaFormer AOL and Razorfish boss Bob Lord has joined IBM as chief digital officer, according to Mediapost.