People change positions, get promoted or move to other companies. Portada is here to tell you about it.
::: Nicolas Maslo – Virket ::: Alfredo Sanchez – Sizmek ::: Nestor Islava – Adsmovil Mexico ::: Laura Ares – Rekket ::: Mindshare Puerto Rico – Luis Perez, Javier Hidalgo, Ivette Alvarez ::: Luciana Salazar- Teads ::: Michael Villalobos – AmpLive ::: Publicitas – Andy Vogel ::: GE – Rogerio Mendonça ::: Sohil Sami – Openet :::
Nicolas Maslo joins Virket as the agency General Manager after nearly 10 years of having settled Resultics operations in Mexico.
Former Yahoo Mexico executive Alfredo Sanchez has moved to Sizmek as Country Manager, after closing Yahoo operations in the region.
Nestor Islava is no longer part of Primia.Digital (ex Orange Advertising) after almost 6 years in the company as Country Manager. Nestor joined Adsmovil Mexico, where he serves as Country Manager.
Laura Ares has joined Rekket as Director of Mobile Operations.
PPG has announced that Adriana Macouzet, currently general manager, Latin America North, has been appointed to the position of vice president, Latin America, and general manager, protective and marine coatings (PMC), Latin America, effective June 1. Macouzet will provide regional leadership for Latin America overall, excluding PPG Comex. She will have direct accountability for the PMC business in the region.A native of Mexico, Macouzet earned a chemical engineering degree from La Salle University, Mexico City, and a business administration degree from Michigan State University.
After 21 years as the head of Mindshare Porto Rican office, Luis Perez announced his retirement.
Javier Hidalgo, CEO of Mindshare Miami, has added to his responsibilities the management of this subsidiary.
Ivette Alvarez as Client Services Director. Alvarez, who has over 15 years’ experience in the communications industry, will lead a group of 11 executives from the San Juan office.
Luciana Salazar has left Headway to take over as Head of Programmatic for Latin America at Teads.
Michael Villalobos, until recently at Virool, is the new Vice President of Sales with a focus on agency partnerships at AmpLive, an audience acquisition platform for live video. Since February 2015, AmpLive has run hundreds of campaigns for live content marketers from every industry with strong delivery in North America, UK and Latin America.
Publicitas, the international media and advertising services company, has appointed Andy Vogel to the role of Head of Global Digital Product. As Publicitas invests in its digital strategy on a global scale, Vogel will be responsible for introducing the company’s innovative digital advertising formats to Publicitas’ worldwide customers.Vogel will be responsible for developing and implementing new digital marketing strategy and products. Vogel brings with him more than 20 years’ experience in the development of marketing and revenue strategies for new and emerging businesses. In the US, he has worked at the C-level for big brands, agencies and major media, such as ADP, cars.com, Gannett, the LA Times and Tribune. Andy has also been on the North American Board of the Mobile Marketing Association, the Board of the IAB’s Mobile Center of Excellence, and Google’s Publisher Advisory Board.
Fernando Barquet is the new director of operations at MEC Wavemaker. The creative is officially joining into the agency media content offering. Barquet will report directly to Fanny Garcia, general director of MEC Mexico and director of transformation for Latin America.
GE has appointed Rogerio Mendonça as president and CEO of GE Oil & Gas Latin America, effective from May 1. Mendonça joined GE in 2000.
Sohil Sami has been appointed VP Global Professional Services at Openet. The executive will add his knowledge and experience into the North and Latin American markets.