Mike Valdés-Fauli has been promoted to the newly-created post of U.S. Managing Director at The Jeffrey Group. He was also appointed to the agency’s Executive Management Committee. He will now be responsible for all U.S. staff and client service, including teams handling the firm’s Latin America pan-regional accounts coordinated from the U.S., as well as U.S. Hispanic market clients.
Jacobo Alvarez has been promoted to VP Brand Manager at Publicis Colombia. Alvarez has been working at Publicis as Brand Manager Nestlé. Alvarez had worked for Ogilvy and Lowe/SSP3 Colombia before he started working at Publicis.
General Motors has announced the creation of a new regional office based at Sao Paulo, Brazil. Jaime Ardilla will be in charge of the new office, actual President and General Director for GM Mercosur. Denise Johnson has been promoted to President and General Director for GM Brazil, to replace Ardilla at his former position.
Gemalto –Chile- has appointed Eric Megret-Dorne as VP for the Gelmato´s Unit Banking Latin America.
Ludwig Haderer, Managing Director at OmnicomMediaGroup Latin America has announced the appointment of four new members. Jan Gerits has been named Business Intelligence Director, Carolina Ortiz, Business Development Director, Karina Besprosvan, Director of Regional Research and Stephan Bartelmus Regional Strategy Director.