Victor Villar, SVP Chief Digital Director at Starcom Mediavest Group Latam, has been assigned global tasks in Starcom. He will not be working on Latin American assignments in the short term.
Claudia Gioia was promoted to head Buston-Marsteller's Miami office as market leader. Gioia is head of the firm's innovation and technology practice for Latin America. She has been responsible for all of Burson's clients in that region for the last eight years. Some of these clients include Sony Electronics, Sony Ericsson, Goodyear, Symantec, Visa, HP Enterprise, HBO Latin America, and NII Holdings.
Jacobo Álvarez, ex Account VP, has been appointed Managing Director at Publicis Colombia. He will replace Andrea Kapitany.(Read the full article in Spanish)
ORBIT Communication Systems, Ltd., a Satellite Communications, Tracking & Telemetry, and Communications Management Systems provider, today announced that it has appointed new regional sales directors in Europe and Latin America for its Satellite Communications (SatCom) Business Unit. Mrs. Silene Alcoba was named Director of Sales and Business Development for Latin America and will be based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Mr. Michel Rieken has joined ORBIT Communication Systems Europe as Director of Sales and Business Development.
Andrea Kravanja is the new Business Development Director at MediaCom Argentina. She will be in charge of the VW account.
Coca Cola has appointed Juan Iramain as Communication and Public Affairs VP for Latin America. Iramain will be in charge of the communications plans in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay.