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AIRE Radio Networks, a division of Spanish Broadcasting System, has announced the appointments of Michelle Marino to Senior Vice President of Network Sales, and Erika Marrero to Vice President of Network Sales, reporting to Elisa Torres, Head of AIRE Radio Networks, effective immediately. Marino and Marrero will be responsible for revenue generation efforts at AIRE Radio Networks and other SBS media platforms including MegaTV, LaMusica.com and SBS Entertainment.
Marino started her career in media sales at several New York-based broadcasters. She most recently served as Vice President/Corporate Sales at Univision Radio.
Marrero has excelled at increasing existing revenues and driving new business while maintaining key advertiser relationships across the country. She has an established reputation as an exemplary leader and specialist in strategic marketing solutions for the media industry.
Agency República has appointed Lourdes Mateo de Acosta as SVP of communications. She will lead the firm’s PR practice and counsel both agency leaders and its clients. Previously, she was a consultant to República and worked at agencies including Edelman, Weber Shandwick, FleishmanHillard, and Ketchum. Most recently, she was EVP and partner at H+M Communications, working on general market, U.S. Hispanic, and Latin American regional.
Entravision Communications Corporation has announced the promotion of Don Daboub to Executive Vice President of Integrated Marketing Solutions (EVP – IMS), Mountain Region, effective immediately. Daboub previously held the position of Senior Vice President of Integrated Marketing Solutions (SVP – IMS), Colorado at Entravision. He will now lead and manage the Integrated Marketing Solutions team in the Mountain Region which includes Entravision assets in Phoenix, AZ; Colorado Springs, CO; Denver, CO; Wichita, KS; Albuquerque, NM; Las Vegas, NV and Reno, NV, and oversee all client-based marketing and sales campaigns for Entravision’s TV, radio and online platforms. He will be responsible for the development and execution of hyper-local marketing packages to help advertisers effectively engage the Total Hispanic Market across acculturation levels. Daboub will report directly to Mario M. Carrera, Entravision’s Chief Revenue Officer.
JACKSON NATIONAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY has appointed Emilio Pardo senior vice president, chief marketing and communications officer responsible for the strategy and direction of branding, marketing, and communications across the North American Business Unit (NABU) of Prudential plc. In this role, Pardo will be responsible for developing and implementing a strategic framework to strengthen brand identification and guide innovation to deepen customer engagement with Jackson National Life Insurance Company® (Jackson®) and its subsidiaries. Pardo will be based in Nashville, reporting to Barry Stowe, chairman and chief executive officer of Prudential plc’s North American Business Unit.
The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) Board of Directors has announced that it has named Richard Scobey as the organization’s President, effective July 11, 2016. He will be responsible for providing the vision and leadership to guide WCF’s operations and to ensure fulfillment of its mission of promoting a sustainable cocoa sector worldwide.Scobey joins WCF after a successful career at the World Bank, which he first joined in 1986. Scobey assumes his duties after the December 31, 2015 departure of Bill Guyton, who guided WCF from its inception through its first 15 years.