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After the announcement of Apple´s four new digital agencies, Karl Heiselman has been appointed to lead the marketing and communications department at the company. Heiselman comes from Wolff Olins, where he has worked as CEO for 7 years. Wolff Olins is part of Omnicom Group.
Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) The Americas appoints industry executive Maria Iregui as Brand Manager and SVP of Programming & Production for MTV Latin America. The executive will be in charge of all the brand in the region. Read more…
BlackBerry has appointed Jorge Aguiar as Latin American Director. He will report to Eric Johnson, global sales president. Aguiar has worked as director for Mexico and Central America at BlackBerry.
Camilo Maldonado has been named Market Manager LastMinute/Cupons for Despegar.com, Argentina. He is based in Buenos Aires.
What? BlackBerry has opened an Innovation Centre in Bogota, Colombia.
Why it matters: The Innovation Center aims to add new users of BlackBerry´s mobile devises in Latin America.
The Bogota facility is the fourth BlackBerry Innovation Centre in Latin America, adding to the company’s existing Innovation Centres in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico.
According to Eduardo Fernandez, head of BlackBerry’s Latin America operations, the Bogota facility, located within the Javeriana University, will leverage BlackBerry’s “global resources”.
The facility aims to enable students and the developer community to interact with BlackBerry’s mobile devices, test applications, have expert technical support for the development of new releases, receive training, participate in activities and access advanced technology that will provide tools for the development of their own business, according to Telecompaper.