Portada’s Brand Star Committee LATAM is a highly regarded group of brand marketing executives that are very enthusiastic about targeting consumers through cultural insights and passion points.

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Carlos Leal
Board Chair
Marketing Group Manager (Ambient Dairy)
Nestlé Colombia

Bilingual business manager and corporate professional with a Master’s in Strategic Marketing and experience on management, marketing and commercial teams in FMCG and Pharma companies. Expert in developing Business Strategies, Digital Marketing, Trade Marketing, Shopper Marketing, Consumer Goods, Beverages, Innovations, Nutrition, New Products Introduction, Product Development, FMCG & Revenue Management.Skilled in advertising and distribution channel targeting, financial management and budget control.

Daniel Galvan
Marketing Director for Flavored CSDs
GEPP – PepsiCo Mexico

Experienced professional with 10 years in the consumer goods industry with a track record of creating advertising campaigns and brand strategy.

José Camargo Samperio
Ecommerce SubDirector
Best Buy Mexico

Professional with more than 15 years of experience in marketing, digital, e-commerce, sales, communication and advertising with a broad strategic vision focused on business results. Basing his passion on performance, discipline and organization has allowed him to reach his goals, valuing and taking advantage of the right teams. Proactive person who likes to cooperate and participate in the business growth of the company leading and looking for challenges and new business opportunities at the same time.

German Villegas
Digital & E-Commerce Manager
Colgate Palmolive

Young marketer with over 5 years of experience, German graduated from Universidad Iberoamericana’s Marketing Degree and started his career at Colgate Mexico in 2013. After an internship in Hair Cair, German had key assignments in Personal Care and Oral Care, the core business of the company. In 2019, he became Head of Digital Marketing and E-Commerce for the Mexican subsidiary.


Arturo T. Delgado
IM&HE Marketing Manager – Americas
Siemens Digital Industries Software

Highly self-motivated and goal-oriented professional with 10 years of experience in the fields of marketing, business and product management, sales and communications, having demonstrated strong commitment, analytical, problem-solving and learning skills, team worker, complying and leading projects from inception to completion, having performed in different countries and team up with different cultures.

Lila Lopez
Marketing Director
Unilever Mexico

Lila has been working in Mkt Unilever for 15 years.
She has more than three years being Unilever’s Director of Marketing. Having the brands like Axe, Rexona, Pond’s , Dove Deos y Skin care. She studied Marketing at TEC of Monterrey.

Julian Garcia
Senior Marketing Program Manager

Julián García leads Mass and Brand for Amazon México. He is responsible for building and executing the brand framework to develop and execute integrated marketing campaigns across ATL and digital platforms. He was part of the team to launch Amazon.com.mx passing through deals, homepage, events and demand generation channel management.

Vivian Rodal Rubio
Marketing Director

Executive with 16 years of experience in fast-moving consumer goods and quick service restaurant companies in marketing roles. Highly accomplished and dedicated, hard worker, persistent, results-driven, fact-based person and always willing to learn. Stands out her great human quality, her skills in being great leader that has allowed her to transcend labor-to-personal relationships. Outstanding marketer with proven track record of success with sustained results, because of her business understanding and strategic vision to find opportunities, and create strategic plans to maximize the company´s results. She has impacted more than 3000 people in different forums with her conferences specialized in brand building, shopper marketing and leadership. She has been recognized as a top marketing leader by Merca2.0 and Informa BTL.

Nicolas Lopez
Core Salty Brands Sr Director Central & South America
PepsiCo Foods

Born in Buenos Aires. Lived in Mexico City and now in Miami. Graduated in business in the Universidad de San Andres (Argentina). Marketing professional with a sound background in top multi-national CPG companies like SC Johnson, AB Inbev and PepsiCo. More than twenty years building iconic brands across LATAM (Pepsi, Lays, Doritos, Cheetos, 7 Up, Mirinda, H2O, Brahma). Driving top-line revenue growth through consumer-first marketing, innovation and people development. Currently PepsiCo’s global brands senior marketing director for Central & South America salty snacks.


Gerald Fuchs Torrescano
Content & Digital Marketing Director
Seguros Monterrey New York Life

Bio soon.

Arturo Gonzalez
Product Marketing Manager North Latin America & Caribbean

Arturo Gonzalez Frankenberger is a Product & Marketing Manager at Electrolux, responsible for developing and launching the business system around the product – the collection of products and services that will deliver the product’s promise; to lead the business strategy in relation to the portfolio management and brand communication. With 14 years of business and marketing experience with a consistent track record of results, Arturo has skills of brand strategy and communication, business strategy, product and P&L management, ATL, BTL, digital marketing, consumer research, market analysis, events, sponsorship, PR and media.

Ana Cristina Rivadeneyra
Marketing Manager – Mexico

Ana Cristina has more than 3 years working at WeWork. She joined the company in 2017 as Marketing Manager for Mexico. She has also worked at Likeable Media México as VP Account Management, at Nestlé as Digital Brand and Ecommerce Manager and at Televisa Interactive Media as Digital Manager, among other companies. She has a Communications degree from Universidad Iberoamericana.

Javier Rodriguez
Regional Director America
Loewe Perfumes

Business executive, energetic, dynamic, team leader, pragmatic, analytic, passionate of being a leader of the teams in the point of sales, target oriented and above all customer focus, with the firm conviction that people makes the difference. Wide knowledge of how to develop a luxury brand with different business models: subsidiaries, distributors, Travel Retail with wide dominion of local markets and also with the ability to accelerate the business in mature markets.


Enrique Moreno Ramos
Marketing & Commercial Ops Director Latin America, Diabetes

Professional with 21 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Industries in areas such as Marketing, Sales, Commercial Ops, Finance, IT and Manufacturing and where I have contributed with strategic vision to support business growth, management and development of people, improvement of processes & implementation of best practices and provide relevant information for decision taking.

Andy Berman
President Americas
GlobalMind – CARAT

Founder and partner of GlobalMind US, Andy Berman has over 20 years of experience in the Digital Industry leading various teams of brand strategists, media experts, data scientists, multicultural influencers, creatives and tech innovators bringing to life ideas and strategies to reach and engage consumers through all type of media and brand experiences.

Andy and his teams at GlobalMind serve clients targeting consumers in the Americas (Canada, USA and LATAM) including Netflix, Virgin, PayPal, Microsoft, Intel, LatAm Airlines, HBO, Peugeot, History Channel, Banamex, COPA Airlines, SONY, Epson, KFC, Wendy’s, Universal, BAC Credomatic bank, various political leaders & others.

Jose Luis de la Vega
VP of Marketing and Communications LATAM North

Experienced Latin America Marketing & Communications Vice-president and Chief Marketing Officer with a mission to win the hearts and minds of consumers, build global brands, improve Operatiosn, create consumer advocacy, while drive customer engagement. High profile Business Executive with 20 years of Marketing & Communications experience in Global Companies on Technology, Financial services and Consumer Goods sectors.

Decisive leader enthused in working in high growth, high risk and turnaround settings. Strong analytical mind with swift abilities to identify strengths, weaknesses and roadblocks in any situation. Ability to rapidly develop and execute practical solutions for a growing profitable bottom line.

Results oriented with proven abilities in Marketing, B2B specialist, Digital and Social Media (SEO), Advertising and Communications, expert on Digital and Social Marketing, strategic & tactical planning, project management, operational efficiency and team building.

Motivational management style with a record of building and retaining highly dedicated regional marketing teams, distributor networks and functional support teams.

Global and highly adaptable executive who has worked and built business and teams across Latin America.

2020 Brand Star LATAM Committee Schedule

  • ▶︎February/March, 2020

    Winter Virtual Meeting
    (exact date tbd).

    ▶︎June 4, 2020

    In-person meeting at Portada Miami

    ▶︎August, 2020

    Summer Virtual Meeting
    (exact date tbd).

    ▶︎November 4, 2020

    In-person meeting at Portada Mexico

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