Carlos Rojas


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descargaGroupM’s programmatic trading company Xaxis announced the promotion of Lucas Mentasti to CEO, Latin America. Mentasti was previously managing director, Latin America and the first employee dedicated to the region. In this role, he successfully launched Xaxis operations in Miami, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Puerto Rico, building out the Latin America business to more than 250 clients while doubling revenue each year. Prior to Xaxis, Mentasti served as vice president, digital director for Latin America at Starcom MediaVest.




2016-01-29-08-27-327167logo_fill_70Mexican Company Grupo LALA, S.A.B. de C.V. announced the appointment of Alberto A. Arellano Garcia as Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”).Alberto is an industrial engineer from Anahuac University in Mexico, and has a Master’s in Engineering Management from the same business school.



JK_2012_final_twitter2_400x400Jason Kahner has been promoted to global managing director at Grey, where he will oversee the GlaxoSmithKline account. Kahner has worked on the account for seven years in various roles, but now succeeds Alina Kessel to oversee the account globally. Kessel was recently appointed head of Team P&G for Grey parent company WPP.



descarga (2)Natalie Kerris is no longer VP, global communications at Twitter after  only six months. Kerris joined Twitter in February after 14 years at Apple, where she rose to senior director of worldwide corporate communications. Twitter chief marketing officer Leslie Berland will oversee the communications department until a replacement for Kerris is hired.

IPG MCarlosRojasPEediabrands Latin America has recently announced the appointment of Carlos Rojas as CEO in charge of the group’s operations in Peru. Rojas recently led the start-up Guvera in Latin America. Previously, he served in different positions at Google.







WmeAMySK_400x400F5 Networks has appointed Roberto Ricossa as new Vice President of Sales for Latin America and the Caribbean. Based in Miami, Florida, USA, Ricossa will report directly to John DiLullo, global executive vice president. Previously Ricossa worked as channel and Business Development Director at  Aruba Networks.




descarga (4)Expert Project has appointed Ewerton Lopes appointed as Country Manager of operations in Chile.





descarga (3)Red Hat has named Ezequiel Picardo Regional Director of Solutions Architect Group (SA) in the South, Andean, Central American and Caribbean Latin American sectors.







descarga (1) 3358908Leo Burnett Tailor Made Brazil announced that Fernando Sales left his position of vice president of the media arm of the agency. Andrea Hirata will take over from Sales. The executive held the position of Media Director.




Fw_3yNe7_400x400Marcia Neri was appointed VP of planning of FCB Brazil, effective August 15. She will replaced Raphael Barreto.






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PROG 2Gurbaksh Chahal has handed over his CEO role at Gravity4 to his sister, Kamal Kaur, after a judge found last week that he violated his domestic violence probation, Techcrunch reports. Chahal has been removed from Gravity4’s leadership page and replaced by Kaur, who is currently listed as CEO of the company. Kaur previously held leadership roles at Chahal’s other companies, including RadiumOne, where she worked as VP of mobile.
Mat BaxterIPG Mediabrands announced has named Mat Baxter Global Chief Executive Officer of Initiative, effective immediately.





AAEAAQAAAAAAAAIjAAAAJDkwODAxMTVlLTlhMjYtNDA5NC1iYTlhLWU2MGUwZjI1NTk2NgRed Hat has appointed Pablo Serrano as new Channel Sales Manager for Argentina. Serrano is an Electronic Engineer with over 15 years of experience in the sector. He has worked for companies like Nexsys, Sun Microsystems and Avanzit Technology.





09a8383ESET has named Augusto Bainotti new Country Manager for Argentina. The executive will be responsible of developing and strengthening new business and strategic plans in Argentina and ensuring the effective functioning of the business unit. Bainotti joined ESET as Account Manager and was promoted to Channel Manager for Argentina and Chile in 2013.





descarga (1)Socorro Jaramillo assumes Havas Worldwide Colombia presidency, after serving as general manager at TBWA Colombia and as vice president of Newlink Group in Miami. Jaramillo will head Havas Worldwide Colombian office. Previously, she worked for other agencies like Young & Rubicam and DDB.





AAEAAQAAAAAAAAkQAAAAJDI4YWFlMjMxLTEwMTktNDNhNC04OGYyLWQ1ZmRjMGNjMzYzZQAndres Diaz is the new head of digital at Prolam Y&R Chile. Díaz has nearly a decade of experience in the industry.



Andrea Suarez, CECarlosRojasPEO of IPG Mediabrands Latinaoamérica, announced the appointment of Carlos Rojas as the CEO in charge of the group’s operations in IPG Mediabrands Peru. Prior to this role, Rojas worked in different positions in Google with responsibly in Argentina, Chile and Peru as well as in the US. In addition, he conducted business consulting focused on business innovation in Europe, Brazil and Southeast Asia.