Andrea Suarez joined Universal McCannas the President of LATAM, where she leads the region and all of its corresponding agencies.
Cynthia Hudson has been named senior vice president and general manager of CNN en Español and Hispanic strategy for CNN/U.S; it was announced by Tony Maddox, executive vice president and managing director of CNN International. Hudson will relocate from Miami to CNN’s global headquarters in Atlanta, and report to Maddox.
The JWT Worldwide Creative Council will be chaired by Fernando Vega-Olmos, chief creative officer for Latin America and Continental Europe, the appointment marks a significant milestone in the history of advertising, because for the first time a Latin American creative leader of a powerful network.
Steven Woolway, Director of Business Development at RightMedia in New York City, is going to be responsible for relationships with the U.S. Hispanic market and Latin America. Nicole Falsey, Regional Director, Latam & International Strategy,is leaving RightMedia at the end of March.
John A. de Armas announced that he will be leaving his post of VP of WorldDirect for DIRECTV, Inc. In this role at DIRECTV, de Armas was responsible for the management of US Hispanic and the foreign-language services available on DIRECTV including programming acquisition to marketing.