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Cross-cultural agency the community, part of SapientNitro, announced the promotion of three key executives to new leadership roles as VPs.Effective immediately, Ricky Vior and Rodrigo Butori will be elevated to Vice President, Executive Creative Director. They will continue to oversee the day-to-day creative work for the community’s clients such as Verizon, Constellation Brands, Converse, The Kroger Company, BMW, and more. They will continue to report to Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer Joaquin Molla.
Vior joined the community in 2000. Throughout his career, he has worked with iconic brands like Pepsi, Nike, Volkswagen, Fedex, Audi, MTV, VH1, Citibank, and Subway.
A native of Brazil, Butori joined the community in 2009. Prior, Butori held creative roles in both the U.S. and Brazil including at David&Goliath, TBWA\Chiat\Day, Lowe Lintas Brazil, and Young & Rubicam Brazil, among others.
Ana Bermudez, who currently serves as Group Account Director, will be promoted to Vice President, Group Account Director. Bermudez will continue to head up the agency’s largest accounts, Verizon and Kroger, among others, and will be tasked to help lead the agency’s future growth efforts as well. She will continue to report to President Luis Montero. Bermudez joined the agency in 2015. Prior to joining, she was a Group Account Director at Alma DDB.
Telemundo has appointed Daniela Chaparro Vegas as Vice President of Marketing. Based in Miami, she’ll be responsible for marketing strategies to help grow the network’s brand, as well as expanding the reach of the company within the U.S. Hispanic market.She’ll report to Aileen Angulo-Merciel, SVP of Marketing and Creative.Prior to joining Telemundo, Chaparro Vegas was VP of Marketing and Digital at NBC Universal International Networks Latin America for six years.
DashBid, a Video supply-side platform, has promoted Rodger Wells from CRO to CEO. Former CEO Tom Herman and former CTO Jon Bloch will both join the board of advisors.
Anthony Noto has been named chief operating officer of Twitter. He will succeed Adam Bain, who is leaving the company. Noto was most recently chief financial officer, a post he has held since joining Twitter in 2014. Noto, among his other new duties, will be in charge of global advertising sales. Noto spent 13 years with Goldman Sachs.
Laura Dames has been promoted to executive VP and general manager of Turner Studios. A 24-year veteran of Turner, she was most recently senior VP and GM of the studios.