Marcos Magaña has been appointed director of communication of Arista, a Spanish digital agency which opened offices in Miami two years ago. Magaña will lead the agency’s expansion in Latin America and the US Hispanic market. He will also be in charge of corporate and political communication strategies.
Gustavo Lauria has been appointed Chief Creative Officer (CCO) and Managing Partner at The Vidal Partnership. Lauria, a former Creative Director at La Comunidad, will be based in New York and lead Vidal’s creative team.
Meredith Xcelerated Marketing, a division of Meredith Corporation named Georgia Galanoudis as Managing Director, Business Development, she most recently served as the Executive Director of both the Parents Network Custom Solutions and Hispanic Ventures Custom Solutions divisions.
The Board of Directors of the Hispanic Federation announced the departure of its President Lillian Rodriguez Lopez on February 17, 2012 to assume a new position with The Coca Cola Company.
Kathia Camargo ended her relationship with Houston Hiispanic weekly La Semana to launch her own national advertising representation firm.
Multicultural marketing specialist Kim Hunter has launched KLH & Associates, a minority-owned-and-operated executive search firm specializing in the recruitment and placement of mid-to-senior level diverse candidates in the communications industry. Hunter is also the founder of Lagrant Communications,, an integrated multicultural marketing communications firm specializing in the African American and Hispanic consumer markets, and the Lagrant Foundation, which is dedicated to increasing the numbers of ethnic minorities in the advertising, marketing, and public relations fields through scholarships, internships, career development workshops, and mentorships.
Jason Klein recently left his position at the Newspaper National Network after almost nine years as President & CEO.
Donald Daboub was appointed Station Manager for Entravision’s television. He’s working for Entravision since 2006 and previously he was working in Spanish-language broadcast local and national sales in Chicago and Denver.
KYMA has named Luis Cruz as news Director.
Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. named Rocky Sisson to a new position of Chief Revenue Officer for Clear Channel Outdoor Americas.
Latinum Network announced that it has hired former Procter & Gamble executive Ida Chacon as Vice President of Marketing and Commercial Solutions.