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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. Read the FAQ about the Council System!

Carlos Leal
Marketing Director
Rappi

@RappiColombia

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.

Via Linkedin.

Natalie Bursztyn
Marketing Director
NALSANI-TOTTO

@natburs

Natalie oversees global execution of Totto’s marketing strategy across all channels focusing on different market segments. Prior to receiving her MBA from NYU, Natalie directed the strategy, conceptualization and execution of Totto’s first Flagship Store in Bogota, Colombia, as well as worked in the development and implementation of the global brand guidelines. Totto has presence in 52 countries, 600 retail locations and sales of over 14 millions unit in 2014.

José Camargo Samperio
Ecommerce SubDirector
Best Buy Mexico

@BestBuyMexico

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.

Andrea Echániz Cuenca
Senior Project Manager
GMB

Responsible for developing and implementing successful business plans. Effective balance between analytical skills and action oriented focused on clients needs. Experience in multicultural environments focused on both, offline and online sales. Nowadays, she is the project manager of GBM homebroker, the most important online trading platform in México. She has acquired skills and experience in digital marketing, project management and business analysis focused on strategy planning, key business processes, profitability and organizational development. Previously, Andrea worked for three years in L ́ORÉAL México within the New York Brand: Kiehl ́s, where she was responsible for the financial, strategic and operational planning and execution for the launch of the first e-Commerce in L ́ORÉAL México. Prior to this, she worked on an independent project where she had the opportunity to implement her thesis as a technological consultant and at J.P. Morgan & Chase as a junior financial analyst in private banking.

Via Linkedin.

Rafael López de Azua
Head of Media and Digital, LATAM (Director)
Coty
@rafaazua

Rafael De Azua leads Media and Digital for Coty’s Luxury, Consumer Beauty, and Professional Divisions in Latin America. In this role, he is charged with transforming how the company plans and buys media to support commercial targets, truly focusing on the consumer and the purchase journey. To this end, he helped launch and integrate Coty’s internal digital agency, Beamly, in both Miami and Sao Paulo; and sponsors various special omnimedia projects that are enabling e-commerce in Mexico and Brazil. Three external media agencies in five offices across the region report to Rafael.

Kristin Lorie
Marketing Specialist
Airbnb
@Airbnb

Bio soon.

Javier Martinez
CEO- GBM Digital
Grupo Bursátil Mexicano (GBM)
@javiermtzmorodo

Javier Martínez Morodo is General Director of the Fund Operator and Director of GBM Digital. MBA by the IPADE Business School and a degree in economics from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. He began his career at GBM in 2009. His business vision aimed at technology and innovation, led him to create the GBM Digital area. Javier is a leader in the FinTech sector, he participates actively in national and international forums and is recognized as one of the promises of Mexico by Grupo Expansión.

Guillermo Rivera
Sr. Marketing Manager
Amazon
@amazonmex

Marketing passionate with over 8 years of experience in digital transformation in multicultural and transnational companies, including business strategies planning and execution for e-Commerce, Content Management, Social Media, CRM and Partnerships. He has been one of the leaders for the Marketing teams responsible for the launch of Digital Strategy in more than 7 different LATAM countries and the biggest e-Tailer launch in Mexico.

Eduardo Angulo
Marketing Director
Unilever Mexico
@unilever

Bio soon.

Stephen Brooks
EVP and Managing Director
VidaPrimo
@vidaprimo

Stephen Brooks draws on over 20 years of experience in media and technology to build VidaPrimo into a first-class video network for Latin music. Stephen joined VidaPrimo in 2016 after several years as a consultant for start-ups in streaming media and mobile technology. He previously led North American marketing for Technicolor, specializing in broadcast and streaming media services.
At Warner Bros. and Paramount Pictures, Stephen guided the launch and adoption of new video formats, including DVD, Blu-ray Disc and Digital Download.

Juliana Sarria
Manager of Consumer Engagement
Grupo Gepp - PepsiCo México
@PepsiCo

Over 14 years in marketing, business development with particular expertise in digital strategies, on and off media advertising, social media, and product development and growth.
Specializing in developing and designing marketing solutions and strategies for clients and new business ventures in media as well as regional and global clients.Juliana joined Gepp two years ago as senior Manager of Consumer & client Engagement, being in charge of developing brand and product strategies, for all digital marketing environment to push brand development & growth for all Gepp Brands (Pepsi, Gatorade, Epura among others).

 

Brand Star Committee LATAM 2019 Schedule

 

Meeting 1 Virtual Meeting, Mid-February (tbd)
Meeting 2 11 Apr @ Portada Miami, Hotel EAST
Meeting 3 Early - August (tbd)
Meeting 4 17 Oct @ Portada Mexico, Casa Lamm

 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN MEETING THE ABOVE OR OTHER BRAND MARKETING DECISION MAKERS  who are members of Portada's  Council System and demand a wide array of marketing services, please contact Portada Sales Manager Michelle Lopez.