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rk6xydxv_400x400Cross-cultural agency the community, part of SapientNitroannounced the promotion of three key executives to new leadership roles as VPs.Effective immediately, Ricky Vior and Rodrigo Butori will be elevated to Vice President, Executive Creative Director. They will continue to oversee the day-to-day creative work for the community’s clients such as Verizon, Constellation Brands, Converse, The Kroger Company, BMW, and more. They will continue to report to Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer Joaquin Molla.


descarga-2Vior joined the community in 2000. Throughout his career, he has worked with iconic brands like Pepsi, Nike, Volkswagen, Fedex, Audi, MTV, VH1, Citibank, and Subway.






aaeaaqaaaaaaaafiaaaajdrjndzlymy5ltm5njitnde5ns04ngjmlwy5nzu0nthmm2i4nwA native of Brazil, Butori joined the community in 2009. Prior, Butori held creative roles in both the U.S. and Brazil including at David&Goliath, TBWA\Chiat\Day, Lowe Lintas Brazil, and Young & Rubicam Brazil, among others.





descarga-1Ana Bermudez, who currently serves as Group Account Director, will be promoted to Vice President, Group Account Director. Bermudez will continue to head up the agency’s largest accounts, Verizon and Kroger, among others, and will be tasked to help lead the agency’s future growth efforts as well. She will continue to report to President Luis Montero. Bermudez joined the agency in 2015. Prior to joining, she was a Group Account Director at Alma DDB.



11385bdcb825b474e196bd9fa20aa01d_400x400Telemundo has appointed Daniela Chaparro Vegas as Vice President of Marketing. Based in Miami, she’ll be responsible for marketing strategies to help grow the network’s brand, as well as expanding the reach of the company within the U.S. Hispanic market.She’ll report to Aileen Angulo-Merciel, SVP of Marketing and Creative.Prior to joining Telemundo, Chaparro Vegas was VP of Marketing and Digital at NBC Universal International Networks Latin America for six years.



rodger-wells-circle-headshot-2DashBid, a Video supply-side platform, has promoted Rodger Wells from CRO to CEO. Former CEO Tom Herman and former CTO Jon Bloch will both join the board of advisors.






descarga-3Anthony Noto has been named chief operating officer of Twitter. He will succeed Adam Bain, who is leaving the company. Noto was most recently chief financial officer, a post he has held since joining Twitter in 2014. Noto, among his other new duties, will be in charge of global advertising sales. Noto spent 13 years with Goldman Sachs.




ldamesLaura Dames has been promoted to executive VP and general manager of Turner Studios. A 24-year veteran of Turner, she was most recently senior VP and GM of the studios.

People change positions, get promoted or move to other companies. Portada is here to tell you about it.

Edwin_Rivera_Searles-e1404450506342-229x300Sun Broadcast Group,  announced that Edwin Rivera-Searles has joined the company as Sr. Vice President of Digital Initiatives. Rivera will oversee development of Sun’s digital products including an announcement coming this summer. He will also work with Sun’s current programming lineup to create innovative, interactive listener experiences while adding unique sponsorship opportunities for clients and agencies.

jsFusion, the joint online and television venture between Univision and Disney-ABC Television Group, announced that Jane Spencer, a veteran of The Daily Beast and The Wall Street Journal, would be its editor in chief for digital content, the New York Times reports.

AR-140619619Tampa Media Group, owner of The Tampa Tribune, after a national search has announced Brian Burns will lead the newspaper’s advertising and news operations as publisher.Burns previously was the Tribune’s vice president of sales. The longtime media and advertising executive now will oversee the Tribune, The St. Petersburg Tribune, TBO.com, the Spanish-language Centro and other properties.

descargaTwitter has named former Goldman Sachs executive Anthony Noto as its chief financial officer. He will replace Mike Gupta, who will serve as Twitter’s senior vice president of strategic investments. Noto had served as a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs since 2010. Before Goldman, Noto worked as the chief financial officer for the NFL. Noto will assume the CFO role within the next 30 days.

descarga (1)Twitter´s second-most powerful executive, Ali Rowghani,has left The company following clashes with CEO Dick Costolo over the management of the company’s product team. Twitter has yet to name Rowghani’s replacement.


fFHDGrQW_reasonably_smallVideo ad platform BrightRoll has announced the hire of Bruce Falck as chief operating officer. Falck will oversee day-to-day operations at BrightRoll and will be responsible for leading sales, marketing and business development.He previously ran Google’s demand-side platform business, a.k.a. DoubleClick Bid Manager (née Invite Media), among other duties.

0d7a2aeAfter 8 years, Nicolás Amado is leaving  online video platform Brightcove. Amado joined the company led by Jeremy Allaire in 2007, where he was part of the efforts to democratise access to online video simplifying its vast technical complexity so publishers could easily generate business and brand value with their videos. Amado let Brightcove’s marketing forays into Latin America and Southern Europe.

384187dLatinum Network, a brand advisory network dedicated to helping companies succeed in the multicultural economy, has appointed Graciela Eleta as Senior Strategic Advisor. Eleta will contribute with her expertise to members across the network in many industries, including Personal Care, Beauty, Beverage and Household products as well as Financial Services, Insurance and more.Eleta is an innovative pioneer in Hispanic marketing across the industry, who most recently worked as an independent strategy and marketing consultant. Before that, she was the Senior Vice President of Univision Communications’ Strategy & Insights Team.

imagesAdvertising agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH) has promoted Kate Morrison to head of content production. In this role, which is a new one for the agency, she will report to recent hire, Head of Integrated Production and Technology Carey Head. Prior to joining, she produced work for agencies such as twofifteenmccann, Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners and 180 LA & Amsterdam among others.

Aurelio Varcarcel-After almost 11 years, Aurelio Valcarcel left Telemundo Studios last week, where he served as executive producer since 2003 and was in charge of some of the most successful telenovelas targeting the Hispanic market in the United States. He directed several projects including: The body of desire (El cuerpo del deseo), Elena’s Ghost(El fantasma de Elena), The house next door(La casa de al lado), My heart insists(Mi corazón insiste), Una Maid en Manhattan, Braveheart(Corazón valiente), Husband for Rent (Marido en alquiler) and Queen of Hearts(Reina de corazones).


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