Bob Perry is the new Senior Director Mobile Sales and Solutions at Mobile Posse in New York City. Until recently Perry was VP of Multicultural at Voodoovox. Mobile Posse is a provider of next-generation mobile advertising and mCRM solutions. Both Voodoovox and Mobile Posse are (partially) backed ty venture capital investment company Softbank. 

Mike Cano is the new Director of Hispanic Media, at the Newspaper National Network, which today introduced a network of Hispanic newspapers.

Carlos Pedraja is the new industry manager Latin America at Google, where he will contribute to Google’s panregional sales team out of Miami. Until recently Pedraja worked as U.S. Hispanic Specialist Sales at MSN.

Harrenmedia opened a West Coast (Silicon Valley) office which is led by Mariana Hernández, West Coast Sales Director for Harrenmedia.

John DeSimone has been named general manager of Azteca América TV Spot Sales, overseeing sales and revenue for all Azteca America affiliates.

Adriana Vargas will join Univision's WXTV-Channel 41 as the co-anchor of the station's primetime newscasts.

Colombian journalist Felix De Bedout has joined the news team of Univision’s Despierta America morning show. Prior to joining Univision, De Bedout was a journalist for Colombia’s La W Radio (Radio Caracol). Also joining Univision is Adriana Vargas, a former spokesperson for Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos. She will co-anchor the local news on Univision-owned WXTV in New York beginning Aug. 15.

Discovery U.S. Hispanic has named Maria Badillo as Director of Programming and Acquisitions for the company’s portfolio of Spanish-language networks, which includes Discovery en Español and Discovery Familia.

Carat USA announced many appointments: Johann Wachs is elevated from Director to Head of Strategy; Michelle Lynn is promoted from Director to Head of Consumer Insight; and Laura Hernandez has joined Carat as Head of Multicultural.

The Dallas Morning News has named Carmen Cano as digital managing editor

Sarykarmen Rivera has joined the Telemundo/KEYE affiliate in Austin.

Ogilvy & Mather announced that it has hired Jaime Prieto as Director of Global Brand Management (GBM).

Vinicio Espinosa has been named Vice President by MGM.

John DeSimone has been named general manager of Azteca América TV Spot Sales, overseeing sales and revenue for all Azteca America affiliates.

Adriana Vargas will join Univision's WXTV-Channel 41 as the co-anchor of the station's primetime newscasts.

Discovery U.S. Hispanic has named Maria Badillo as Director of Programming and Acquisitions for the company’s portfolio of Spanish-language networks, which includes Discovery en Español and Discovery Familia.

Carat USA announced many appointments: Johann Wachs is elevated from Director to Head of Strategy; Michelle Lynn is promoted from Director to Head of Consumer Insight; and Laura Hernandez has joined Carat as Head of Multicultural.

The Dallas Morning News has named Carmen Cano as digital managing editor

Sarykarmen Rivera has joined the Telemundo/KEYE affiliate in Austin.

Ogilvy & Mather announced that it has hired Jaime Prieto as Director of Global Brand Management (GBM).

Vinicio Espinosa has been named Vice President by MGM.

Global Eagle Acquisition Corp. a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) led by media executives Harry Sloan and Jeff Sagansky, announced that, following its successful IPO which raised approximately $190 million, former Telemundo CEO Jim McNamara and Dennis Miller, a venture capitalist and former Sony Pictures Entertainment Executive Vice President, joined its Board of Directors.

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