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Changing Places LatAm: Javier Chanfreau, Ricardo Sternbach, Lisa Utzschneider, Rodrigo Remón, Manuel Melerio…


People change positions, get promoted or move to other companies. Portada is here to tell you about it.

::: Javier Chanfreau – Medula ::: Ricardo Sternbach – Olympusat ::: Yahoo – Lisa Utzschneider ::: Carat- Rodrigo Remón and Manuel Melerio  ::: Álvaro Rodrigues – Asociación Brasileña de Propaganda ::: Aníbal Pérez Zarlenga – McCann Buenos Aires ::: Grey Mexico – César Salazar Golding :::

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3b2395eMiami based Medula has appointed Javier Chanfreau as its new CEO.Chanfreau (photo) has secured several business relationships and exclusive commercial representations with Microsoft Advertising for Central America, Chile and Peru, Shazam covering the majority of Latin America and Miami, and Opera Mobile for the Miami’s Pan-regional market, among other companies.For the last two years, Chanfreau had been the VP of Sales for the US Hispanic and Latin America markets for all the company’s products. Based in Miami, Chanfreau has held different executive positions in companies such as: Regional Sales Manager Grupo Clarin, Country Manager Ybrant and South America Sales Manager Microsoft Advertising/Ybrant. Javier has a Bachelors Degree from Universidad Catolica in Argentina and a Masters Degree in Higher Management from ESADE, Spain.Read More.
descarga (1)Ricardo Sternbach has been apointed Ad Sales Director at Olympusat based in West Palm Beach. He is tasked with developing an Advertising Sales Unit for the U.S. Hispanic and Latin American markets. Previously Sternbach worked as Regional Sales Manager at EstrellaTV in New York City.


descargaJust nine months after her initial hire as head of sales for Yahoo in the Americas, Lisa Utzschneider has been promoted to chief revenue officer for all markets globally.Utzschneider has worked for advertising’s biggest sales organizations. She sold advertising at Microsoft for a decade before leaving for Amazon in 2008, when the online retailer first entered the advertising business.Utzschneider’s predecessor, Ned Brody, has officially left Yahoo.Also out is Kevin Gentzel. Appointed to a senior sales role two weeks before Utzschneider’s hire, he left in mid-May and now serves as CRO of Gannett and USA Today.

Foto Manuel Marcelo RodrigoCarat, Dentsu Aegis Network group’s media agency, has added Rodrigo Remón and Manuel Melerio as Digital & Innovation Heads, to continue with its growth, innovation and development plan.

Rodrigo Remón was Digital Creative Director at Dentsu Aegis Network Argentina.

Manuel Melerio was Digital Media Planner at iProspect.


alvaro_rodriguesÁlvaro Rodrigues, president of Africa Rio, has been appointed president of Asociación Brasileña de Propaganda (Brazilian Association of Propaganda.)Former presidents Adilson Xavier, Armando Strozenberg, Cyd Alvarez and Ronaldo Rangel (newest president) will be part of the Council of Notables.



0946ff6Aníbal Pérez Zarlenga is McCann Buenos Aires new CEO. He will be in charge of developing and monitoring the strategy of all brands as well as helping to strengthen creativity and effectiveness of projects. He will seek to generate campaigns that are incorporated into people’s everyday language.


sanabria-Grey Mexico has appointed César Salazar Golding new Vice President of strategic planning for the agency. From this new position, he will be responsible for developing and monitoring the strategy of all brands and help to strengthen the creativity and effectiveness of all projects. Golding, with over 15 years experience, has worked in Mexican agencies like Y&R, Publicis and Ogilvy & Mather.


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