Viacom Expands in Latin America With Key Leadership Appointments, WeWork Names Interim CMO and More Changing Places LatAm

Changing Places LatAm: people change positions, get promoted or move to other companies. Portada is here to tell you about it.

@viacomamericasChilean multinational retail company Cencosud S.A., owner of Jumbo, Easy and shopping Unicenter, will have for the first time an Argentine CEO. Matías Videla, who takes over as the holding company new general manager on Dec. 1st, will  replace Andreas Gebhart.



Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) sees great potential in its Latin America and international OTT and Studio business. As part of its continued global expansion efforts, the company announced key leadership changes:

Pierluigi Gazzolo, President of VIMN Americas and EVP of Nickelodeon International, is being elevated to President of OTT International and Viacom International Studios (VIS) . In his new role, Gazzolo will initially focus on accelerating the rollout of Pluto TV across international markets, starting with a major launch across Latin America in early 2020. 




Juan “JC” Acosta, currently EVP and COO of VIMN Americas, will be upped to President of VIMN Americas, effective January 3, 2020.





Sebastián Bulgheroni has been named Head of Marketing at Prisma Medios de Pago S.A.





After 12 years at The Coca-Cola Company, Adriana Knackfuss has been promoted to senior global marketing category director. Adriana joined the company in 2007.





WeWork has named former CEO and chairman of Publicis Groupe, Maurice Levy, to interim chief marketing and communications officer, according to Bloomberg. This is part of WeWork’s five-year turnaround plan which came after the company laid off around 2,400 employees globally.




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