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

 ::: Andrea Guzman – UM Colombia  ::: MediaCom Argentina – Pablo Spagnoli, Natalia Cappello ::: Pablo Lesulauro – CAAM ::: La Voz Media Group – Michael Mamarella ::: Steve Marcopoto – Time Inc. International :::

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AndreaGuzman-UMCOAndrea Guzman has joined UM Colombia as Managing Director. She will report to Camilo Concha, CEO at Mediabrands Colombia. Guzman spent more than eight years in the marketing department of Cencosud Colombia. She brings extensive experience in the automotive, insurance and retail sectors, experience that certainly will strengthen the positioning of UM in the country.

 

 

loadMediaCom Argentina has announced the appointment of Pablo Spagnoli as digital director and Natalia Cappello as digital coordinator.

Spagnoli has over 14 years of experience in the advertising field. He has an expertise in direct marketing, strategic planning, new business development, media planning, content generation, creativity and digital production for different national and regional accounts as Unilever, Coca-Cola, Bodegas Chandon, LVMH, L’Oreal, Quilmes, Nissan and Samsung, among others. He previously worked at companies like Reprise Media, Manwë Interactive Knowledge, Media Contacts and Havas Media Media Planning.

Cappello has 8 years of professional career in advertising. She participated in the negotiation of media buying for advertising agencies in Miami and designed regional plans for all Latin America for clients such as PlayStation, Gillette, Symantec, Visa, Coca-Cola, HP, Intel and Budweiser, among others. She worked for companies like IMS Internet Media Services, Metanetwork and Adnetwork.net IMS.

descargaPablo Lesulauro has been appointed chairman of the CAAM (Cámara Argentina de Agencias de Medios.) Lesulauro was serving as Vicepresident of the entity. The Executive Committee is integrated by Horacio Navatta, from Anunciar (Vicepresident); Fernando Alvarez Colombres, from Zenith (Treasurer); and Sebastian Civit, of Midios (Secretary.)

 

 

3044a29La Voz Media Group has added former Managing Director of Accuen Michael Mamarella to the board of advisors. Michael brings extensive expertise in the programmatic world and will help La Voz Media Group plan effective strategies to ensure the continued success of the company by bringing true insight into what the brands and agencies are looking for when trying to reach the coveted US Hispanic demographic. He will also advice and support key revenue initiatives.La Voz Media Group, the company behind La Voz Daily, Mujer Daily, Cocina Daily among other properties, has already reached over 3 Million unique monthly visitors on their websites since launching a little over a year ago.

SJM_casual_400x400Steve Marcopoto has been appointed president of Time Inc. International, following his work expanding Time Inc.’s business portfolio in international markets.Marcopoto worked as president, publisher and managing director of Time Inc. Asia.

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322877The Board of Directors of Caribevision, composed of its three owner partners, Alejandro Burillo Azcárraga/Grupo Pegaso, Mediaset/Telecinco Spain and vassal TV Group, has appointed Mr. Carlos Vasallo as President and CEO of America CV Network.America TeVé has 10 thousand square meters of facilities in Hialeah Gardens, a workforce of 300 employees and three fully equipped studios, as well as space for another three studios.

 

unnamed (1)Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), the media company serving Hispanic America, named Jorge “Pepo” Ferradas president of UCI’s music division. He will be responsible for the development of an integrated music strategy for all music-focused efforts across the company including UCI’s music tentpole events and working with the Company’s radio programming team. Ferradas will be based in New York and report to Isaac Lee, Chief News and Digital Officer for UCI, and CEO of FUSION. Ferradas past roles include managing Shakira’s efforts across all Spanish-speaking markets. Ferradas also served as managing director of Global Talent Service at Universal Music Group and in different capacities at Sony Music Entertainment .

unnamedIn addition, Univision has also appointed Beau Ferrari to the newly created position of executive vice president, Corporate Strategy and Development for UCI, effective immediately. He will remain based in Miami and will report to Frank Lopez-Balboa, chief financial officer of UCI. In this new expanded role, Ferrari will partner with UCI’s division leaders  on strategic business initiatives, investments and merger and acquisition efforts that will be critical to the Company’s ongoing growth.

 

 

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INNOCEAN Worldwide Americas has announced that Eric Springer has been named INNOCEAN USA Chief Creative Officer (CCO), a new position at the agency. As the agency continues to build its arsenal of top talent, Eric will lead the creative team and play a key role in driving innovation. He will report to INNOCEAN USA CEO, Steve Jun.Most recently serving as CCO of Ignited, Springer brings more than 20 years of experience to the growing agency and has worked on a range of brands including Volkswagen (VW), Coors and Taco Bell. In his most recent roles, Springer led a global team to win back the coveted Levi’s account while running FCB/West. He spent the past year turning Ignited, a small LA based social media agency, into a 360° shop. (Check out our Agency Profile of Innocean USA)

3044a29La Voz Media Group has added former Managing Director of Accuen Michael Mamarella to the board of advisors. Michael brings extensive expertise in the programmatic world and will help La Voz Media Group plan effective strategies to ensure the continued success of the company by bringing true insight into what the brands and agencies are looking for when trying to reach the coveted US Hispanic demographic. He will also advice and support key revenue initiatives.La Voz Media Group, the company behind La Voz Daily, Mujer Daily, Cocina Daily among other properties, has already reached over 3 Million unique monthly visitors on their websites since launching a little over a year ago.

Version 2The Telemundo Station Group has announced that José Alberto Suárez has been named President and General Manager of Telemundo 60 San Antonio / KVDA, the local Telemundo station owned by NBCUniversal that serves Spanish-speaking viewers in the San Antonio market. Suárez, who starts his new role immediately, will report to Manuel Martinez, President, Telemundo Station Group.

 

Telemundo 52 Los Angeles / KVEA has announced that:

38e2e08 Enrique Chiabra has been named Co-Anchor for Telemundo 52’s weekday morning newscasts, Noticiero Telemundo 52 a las 5 AM y 6 AM.

 

 

 

AAEAAQAAAAAAAAOXAAAAJDU4NGFiZjAyLWZlMGUtNDQ1OS04ZWI2LTVmMzZhMDI5ZWUxMgYara Lasanta will be Telemundo 52’s new Weather Anchor for the station’s weekend newscasts, Noticiero Telemundo 52 a las 5:30 PM y 11 PM.

 

 

 

Julio-Vaqueiro-1a-01-24Julio Vaqueiro, who joined Telemundo 52 in 2013, is the new weekday evening news Co-Anchor for Noticiero Telemundo 52 a las 5:30 PM, 6 PM y 11 PM.

Vaqueiro’s time change is effective immediately and Chiabra and Lasanta will make their on-air debut in mid-to-late January 2016.

 

RobertDiGiovanni_Headshot-cd86ecd0ca8e9756a9c8684a4c521239Robert DiGiovanni has been named president, client services, at media agency MEC, where he will oversee day-to-day operations for global and U.S. clients and provide strategic leadership. He will also become a member of the executive leadership committee in North America. DiGiovanni was most recently chief marketing officer, growth markets for global consulting company Mercer and was based in Singapore. Prior to that, he held executive positions at Ogilvy & Mather in both Asia and New York. He also worked at Mullen in Boston.

 

pedro green.pngTelemundo Denver / KDEN announced that Rosy Zugasty has been named Multimedia Journalist for Noticiero Telemundo Denver, which airs weekdays at 4:30 PM, 5 PM and 10 PM. Zugasty, who will make her on-air debut on January 19, joins News Anchors Pamela Padilla and Guillermo Martínez, Weather Anchor Ariel Rivera Vázquez, Sports Anchor Carlos Rausseo and an enterprising news team to help deliver the local news and up-to-the-minute information that affects Spanish-speaking viewers throughout Denver and the state of Colorado.Zugasty joins Telemundo Denver from Univision El Paso / KINT, where she worked as a multimedia journalist, fill-in news and weather anchor and producer since 2011. Prior to this, Zugasty worked at the local Televisa station located in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico from 2008 to 2011.

 

People change positions, get promoted or move to other companies. Portada is here to tell you about it. (UPDATED: With comments from Jason Riveiro.)

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1331df3Entravision Communications Corporation has appointed Marta Salazar to the position of Political Outreach Director of Entravision.Salazar will oversee political advertising sales for the company’s television and radio stations. She will identify, develop and manage all political revenue generated from political campaigns, candidates, and Super PACs. She will also be responsible for the revenue development and management of political and advocacy based relationships and opportunities in order to achieve the company’s strategic objectives. Salazar will report directly to Mario M. Carrera, Entravision’s Chief Revenue Officer.Salazar was previously an account executive at FOX Television in Washington, DC, leading advertising efforts for its top local market television stations.

AMY-cc-web-minAmy Abbey has joined Eclipse Marketing Services, Inc. as Director of Sales and Strategic Partnerships. She is the newest member of the powerhouse team that reports to Laurie Silverman, VP, Strategic Partnerships & National Accounts. Amy  comes to Eclipse from the DMA, where she served as Director of Corporate Relations. Previously, she was Associate Publisher and Sales Manager for CableFAX, Sales Manager for SmartBrief, Associate Publisher and Regional Sales Director for Access Intelligence. She has had significant consultancy experience as well, advising her clients on ways to build their businesses beyond traditional means.

,,,Horizon and Innocean have appointed Paul Woolmington to run their joint venture, Canvas Worldwide.Independent media agency giant Horizon in August partnered up with Hyundai-backed agency group Innocean in August to create the standalone media agency. Canvas’ first client would be the nearly US$700 million U.S. media business for Hyundai Motor Group’s U.S. brands, including both Kia Motors America and Hyundai Motor America, the companies said at the time.Read more.

 

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Azteca America has announced that Luis Hernández has joined the network as General Manager of KVDF in San Antonio and KADF in Austin. The announcement marks a return to Azteca for Hernández, who previously was Vice President and GM for KAZD in Dallas from 2010-2013. Hernández will report to Enrique Perez, Executive Vice President, Station Group, Azteca America.Hernández joins Azteca from Telemundo, where he served as President and GM of the network’s San Antonio affiliate, KVDA, since 2013.

 

Telemundo 47 New York / WNJU has announced the addition of two new journalists to its news team.

adab81cc0093da54_orgTelemundo 47 has named Fernando Gomez Reporter for the station’s morning and evening newscasts, Noticiero Telemundo 47Primera Edición at 5 AM and Noticiero Telemundo 47 at 5:30 PM, 6 PM and 11 PM. . Before joining Telemundo 47, Gomez worked at the local Univision stations located in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York from 1999 to 2014. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications from Fresno State University.

 

 

b821d6cc8722b187_orgGomez will work alongside Alfredo Acosta who was named Reporter recently for the station’s early morning and evening newscasts. Prior to joining Telemundo 47, Acosta worked as a News Reporter for SIN news network in the Dominican Republic. Before this, Acosta worked as a Reporter for the State Radio and Television Corporation (Corporación Estatal de Radio y Televisión, CERTV) in the Dominican Republic and across various radio stations, including Radio Ven in the Dominican Republic. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the Universidad Autonoma in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

a59f3c04d7096b9d_orgAdditionally,  Victoria Sosa has been named the new full-time host of Telemundo 47’s local entertainment show, Acceso Total, which airs weekdays at 10 AM.Victoria Sosa joined Telemundo 47 in 2011 and worked as a part-time host to Acceso Total and as the Weather Anchor for the station’s weekday morning and evening newscasts. Prior to joining WNJU, Sosa interned at Telemundo 47’s sister-station, Telemundo 51 Miami / WSCV, and also worked as the host of El Show del Mediodia, an entertainment show that airs on the U.S.-based channel, Television Dominicana (Dominican Television.

 

2688f87MicroTech has hired Rusty Lingenfelter as its new Executive Vice President of Technology and Telecommunications Solutions (TTS). Mr. Lingenfelter is a senior IT leader with rarely rivaled experience in multi-billion dollar global infrastructure programs, operations and service delivery. With his significant skills and experience, Mr. Lingenfelter has contributed to revenue growth, improved and expanded partnerships, markets and customer relationships in the industry field.

carlos garciaCarlos Garcia has been named head of the Los Angeles office of Heidrick & Struggles, a premier provider of executive searchleadership consulting and culture shaping worldwide. He will continue to be active within the firm’s Supply Chain & Operations Practice and working with clients in the healthcare and life sciences sectors.Garcia joined Heidrick & Struggles from a global executive search firm where he served as Senior Client Partner.

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People change positions, get promoted or move to other companies. Portada is here to tell you about it. (UPDATED: With comments from Jason Riveiro.)

(Looking for your next Career move? Check out Portada’s  Career Board!)
For prior Changing Places editions, click here.

13a5ad2Jason Riveiro has been appointed CMO of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP)  based in Columbus, Ohio. “As the first ever, Chief Marketing Officer for the organization, I will be leading all marketing efforts for NAHREP and its over 20,000 members. A strong focus will be placed on updating our digital properties and working toward providing content that speaks to Hispanics around economic empowerment and homeownership.” Riveiro will work until the end of this week as Multicultural Marketing Manager at Big Lots. At Big Lots, no replacement for Riverio has been annnounced so far. Brandi Ply, Director of Marketing Strategy at Big Lots, will be managing multicultural marketing until the company finds a replacement for Riveiro. NAHREP is based in San Diego, CA.

 

3oZJLBt0Alejandro Gomez, a former director of Mexican sports daily Record based in Mexico City, is in charge of both the U.S. Hispanic and the Mexican Edition of As. The newsdesk for the just launched U.S. Hispanic edition of As is located in Miami. It has 7 reporters, including sports journalist Daniel Hidalgo, who recently relocated from Spain.

 

 

130cbe7 RtYRnW90_400x400Miami based C-Com Group, Inc. founder Luis Gonzalez and Miami based MGSCOMM founder Manuel Machado (photo) will Co-Chair the new growth strategy for the C-Com Group, HispanicAd reports.

 

descargaCoke Veteran Wendy Clark debuts as Omnicom Group’s DDB agency new North American chief. She was tapped back in November. Her last agency post was at Omnicom’s GSD&M as director of client services from 2001 to 2004. She spent four years at AT&T (as an Interbrand client of Chuck Brymer, DDB Worldwide’s current CEO), before moving to Coca-Cola in 2008. Most recently, she served as the beverage giant’s president of sparkling brands and strategic marketing for North America.

Nicole-Brassard-JordanThe New Hampshire Liquor Commission has a new director of marketing, merchandising and warehousing.Nicole Brassard Jordan, a 27-year commission employee, previously served as a wine marketing specialist for the organization.She joined the commission in 1988 as a retail store clerk before being promoted to manage two of the commission’s liquor and wine outlet locations, in Bedford and Hooksett. Beginning in 1999, Jordan served as wine merchandising specialist for three years before she became wine marketing specialist.

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

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John-TrainorJohn Trainor, until recently Publisher/GM Hoy Chicago has left the Spanish-language publicationPortada has heard. Trainor led Hoy Chicago’s efforts since July 2008. Tribune, the publisher of Hoy Chicago, has recently offered buyouts to employees at both in Chicago and Los Angeles.

2fccf4cU.S. Media Company McClatchy is launching InCubaToday.com, a website featuring aggregated news and information from numerous sources, comprising useful tips, advice, videos and social media posts from Cuba, the U.S. and around the world. Nancy San Martin will be InCubaToday.com managing editor.

 

 

zacharyrMilner Butcher Media Group LLC, an independent media services agencies based on the West Coast, announced that it has hired Zachary Rosenberg as President. Zach will focus on managing its diverse client base, provide strategic direction and help steer MBMG’s future growth. Rosenberg will be based at the company’s headquarters in Los Angeles. Portada interviewed Rosenberg on the appointment.

 

2d991a7Spanish Journalist Manuel Aguilera, former Director of Spanish-language newspapers El Mundo.es/America, Univisión.com and Diario las Américas, will lead the new editorial project Hispanopost.com: an emerging online platform distributing editorial and multimedia information, based on investigative and citizen journalism that provides relevant, rigorous and quality content, highlighting the main topics Spanish-language audiences around the globe feel concerned about. By his side stand Mark Wieting, Chief Editor of Hispanopost.com and Juan Pablo Herranz, Business Development Director of HispanoPost Media Group, among a large net of worldwide correspondents willing to report ” the other side of news.”

 

Jorge_Dominguez-e1450251779247Univision Communications Inc. has announced the promotion of Jorge Dominguez to senior vice president of Art and Design. Dominguez will remain based in Miami and continue to report to Jessica Rodriguez, executive vice president and chief marketing officer of UCI.Dominguez has been part of UCI for nearly 30 years. He most recently served as vice president of Art Design and before that as creative director of On-Air. Prior to joining UCI, Dominguez served as a freelance art director with Turner Sports.

 

Disney Channel has appointed Jesus M. Rodriguez as VP of marketing & creative.Rodriguez comes from Fuse Media where he was senior vice president of marketing and creative for cable nets Fuse and FM.In his new role, Rodriguez will lead marketing and creative campaign efforts for Disney Channel’s branded linear and digital platforms and programming. Rodriguez, a native of Venezuela, held positions at Sony Pictures International’s AXN Latin America, OWN and BET. He started his career at Discovery Networks, Latin America, where he led an international creative team working across three continents.

descargaLopez Negrete Communications has hired Colette Peterson as Senior Director of Media Strategies. Peterson has joined to lead the Lopez Negrete media team across Lopez Negrete’s offices in Burbank, CA; Houston, TX; New York City, NY; and Mexico City, Mexico. Peterson brings her expertise in strategic planning, account management, resource management and more to all Lopez Negrete clients. Hispanic media has always been at the forefront of Peterson’s career, from the Multicultural Group of Western International Media to her contributions to the General Motors Hispanic team. Peterson will be working out of Lopez Negrete’s Burbank facilities, where she will work closely with some of Lopez Negrete’s biggest media clients, such as NBC Universal Motion Pictures Group.

6a0120a628d2c3970b0120a775c1c4970b-320wiDentsu Aegis Group’s Carat has named Will Swayne global president. He replaces Doug Ray, who will continue as U.S. CEO for the media agency network.Swayne, who most recently served as Dentsu Aegis’ global client president for Procter & Gamble, assumes his new role on Jan. 1 as part of a planned transition. Ray will continue to report to Horler, while Swayne reports to Dentsu Aegis’ CEO of global clients and media brands, Peter Huijboom.

 

TELEMUNDO has announced the appointment of Mauricio Piccone to Senior Vice President of Reality Programming. Based in Miami, Piccone will work along Maria Lopez-Alvarez, SVP of Reality Programming and both will report to Jesus Torres Viera, Executive Vice President of Programming and Content, TELEMUNDO. In his role, Piccone is responsible for supervising in-house and external reality productions in the United States and Latin America; including reality programs, specials, daily shows, live events and new development projects. Previously, Piccone was Senior Vice President and Co-Executive Vice President at Endemol Shine Latino.

 

 

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

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Univision Digital, the digital division of Univision Communications, Inc., announced that Hilda García has been appointed to the newly created position of vice president, Digital Local Media. A native of Mexico City, García is based in Miami, reporting to Borja Echevarria, vice president and editor in chief, Univision Digital, and to Kevin Mills, vice president of Digital Strategy. Before joining Univision Digital, García was vice president of Multimedia Content and Community Development for Entravision Communications Corporation, where she managed the company’s online communities and digital initiatives.

The New York-based digital media Refinery29  has appointed Amy Emmerich to the newly created position of chief content officer and added “global” to the title of long-serving editor-in-chief Christene Barberich. The promotions come as Refinery29 has seen a year of growth both in original content creation and total video view counts — spurred by a $50 million investment from Scripps and WPP earlier this year.

Sprint named a new CMO and a new president for one of its four national regions. Roger Solé will replace Kevin Crull as the carrier’s CMO and Crull will now head up the Central region. Until now Roger Solé was working as  SVP at Sprint and had focused on expanding the carrier’s presence in the Hispanic market. Solé is also credited with launching Sprint’s Switch and Save 50% promotion, its $1 iPhone promotion and Sprint Open World. Pennsylvania. Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure is restructuring the company into four geographic areas: West, Central, Northeast and South. As president of the Central region, Crull will have responsibility for Kansas City, Sprint’s headquarters, as well as for Chicago, Indianapolis and Minneapolis.

nittiJohn Nitti has been named chief media officer at Verizon. He was most recently chief investment officer at Zenith Optimedia. He joined Zenith in 2009, and prior to that was director of U.S. media & sponsorships at American Express. He has also served as a media director at Dentsu and as an associate media director at Y&R earlier in his career.

 

 

LG80IkKI_400x400Coca-Cola has created a USA Operations unit focused on its domestic beverage and food-service business as well as Minute Maid and Coca-Cola Canada:

 
hendrickHendrik Steckhan will lead USA Operations.
Marketing chores will be split between two executives promoted to new roles:

 

 
stuartStuart Kronauge, who will oversee branding, a mandate that covers Coke, Sprite, Glaceau and flavored drinks, as well as tea and coffee beverages.

 
ivanIvan Pollard will handle strategic efforts including content, connections, investments and innovation.
Over the summer, Coke named Interpublic’s UM its lead North American media partner.

 

 

Gwen-Conley-newGwen Conley has been named VP, group media director at RPA. She was most recently a group media director at Saatchi & Saatchi Los Angeles. Prior to that she was a media director at David&Goliath.

 

 

 

214f029Jennifer Comiteau has been appointed executive director of corporate communications at independent and employee-owned agency group Project: Worldwide. She was most recently senior VP, North America director of corporate communications at FCB. Prior to that she was a journalist at Adweek.

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

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descarga (7)Joanne Lipman, principal of Surrey Lane Media, formerly editor-in-chief of Conde Nast Portfolio and Portfolio.com, and previously deputy managing editor of The Wall Street Journal, has been named chief content officer at Gannett, a new position. Daniel Bernard, formerly head of product for Time, Fortune and Money Digital at Time, Inc., and previously chief product officer for The Wall Street Journal Digital Network and general manager for The Wall Street Journal Online, has been named chief product officer at Gannett. Both Lipman and Bernard will report to Robert J. Dickey, president and CEO of Gannett.

descarga (6)John McKeon, president and publisher of the San Antonio Express-News, was named president and publisher of the Houston Chronicle on Wednesday, a position from which he will oversee collaboration between Hearst’s Texas media. McKeon’s new role was announced by Hearst President and Chief Executive Officer Steven R. Swartz and Hearst Newspapers President Mark Aldam as McKeon met for the first time with employees at the Chronicle. He begins his new duties on Monday. In naming McKeon president and publisher of the Chronicle, Swartz and Aldam also announced that Susan Pape would become chief operating officer of the San Antonio Express-News. A successor to McKeon as president and publisher of the newspaper will be named shortly, they said.

descarga (5)Univision Communications, Inc. (UCI) announced that Tonia O’Connor has been promoted to the newly created position of chief commercial officer and president of Content Distribution. O’Connor will remain based in New York and will continue to report to Randy Falco, president and chief executive officer. Under O’Connor’s leadership, UCI is putting greater emphasis on diversifying its portfolio of assets by bringing together its Corporate Development and Enterprise groups under one function called Enterprise Development. This division will focus on enhancing UCI’s market position to help incubate and launch new products and businesses. O’Connor will retain her responsibilities leading content distribution, driving the company’s distribution efforts across all screens, including online and mobile, and expanding its content availability and licensing revenue by securing key partnerships and new business models with both traditional and emerging content distributors. Additionally, she will continue to oversee Univision NOW, the company’s new direct to consumer subscription video service.

descarga (1) IPG Mediabrands’s UM Chief Media Officer David Cohen is the new U.S. President of Magna Global, IPG’s central media-buying and forecasting group.He will be effectived Jan. 1, following the departure of Magna Global Exec VP Todd Gordon, who left last month to TubeMogul. Mr. Cohen is a 17-year-veteran of IPG. Mediabrands, the media agency network within Interpublic Group of Cos., comprehends media agencies UM, Initiative and BPN.

 

descargaJoe Tripodi has been named chief marketing officer of Subway. He replaces Tony Pace, who departed in July. Tripodi spent seven years at Coca-Cola where he was executive VP, marketing and commercial officer before departing in Oct. 2014. Prior to that, he spent four years as CMO of Allstate. He also served as CMO at Bank of New York and at Seagrams. Earlier he held marketing positions at MasterCard and Mobil.

 

C9R8ZXxb_400x400Publicis Groupe is reorganizing its agency networks and reallocating people in a move that creates four new groups: Publicis Communications, Publicis Media, Publicis.Sapient and Publicis Healthcare.The reorganization will be effective Jan. 2.

 

 

 

sadounPublicis Communications will be led by Arthur Sadoun, CEO of Publicis Worldwide. The newly formed network will house all of the holding company’s creative shops( Publicis Worldwide, MSL, Nurun, Saatchi & Saatchi, Leo Burnett as well as BBH and Marcel.) Mr. Sadoun was named CEO of Publicis Worldwide in October 2013. Prior to that, he ran the agency’s European operation.Under Mr. Sadoun’s leadership the agency won several accounts including Cadillac, Heineken global and Sears.

 

kingPublicis Media will be led by ZenithOptimedia Global CEO Steve King. King will oversee Starcom Mediavest, ZenithOptimedia, Vivaki, Performics, MRY and Moxie, among other entities.

 

 

desmondLaura Desmond, global CEO of Starcom Mediavest Group, will move into the newly created role of chief revenue officer. She’ll oversee teams of chief client officers and be responsible for the group’s growth through “new business and future developments.”

 

 

herrickAlan Herrick, chief of Publicis.Sapient, will continue to run the group, which is now a hub and includes: Sapient Consulting, SapientNitro, DigitasLBi and Razorfish.

 

 

 

colucciNick Colucci, CEO of Publicis Healthcare Communication Group, will run the healthcare hub, which houses services from new product launches to the transition to generic branding, including digital applications and sales force management.

 

 

 

 

littlewoodAndy Littlewood has been named a managing partner and the first Head of Knowledge at media agency MediaCom. In this new role, he will work with the agency’s media teams and clients to provide faster access to data tools and systems within MediaCom and the other GroupM agencies. He was most recently chief data and ROI officer and head of direct response at MediaCom Australia.

 

Stephanie Starr has been named a group account director at MediaCom, handling the Audi of America account.

 

lordBob Lord will leave his position as president of AOL in early 2016. He joined AOL in July 2013. Prior to that, he was CEO at digital agency Razorfish.  It is expected that Lord will not be replaced.

 

 

AAEAAQAAAAAAAAU0AAAAJDgyMDRlZjVkLTM0MjEtNGVlMi05MzZlLWMzZDM2MTdkOGFlZQJonathan Halvorson, director-global media strategy and branded entertainment at General Motors, has left the company after eight months.The automaker has not named a replacement.Prior to joining the automotive giant, Mr. Halvorson had been global managing director for Publicis Groupe’s Starcom Mediavest Group, where he oversaw the agency’s global relationship with US$35 billion global snacking company Mondelez International.Starcom was GM’s media agency before the auto giant appointed Carat in 2012.GM spent US$1.66 billion on domestic measured media in 2014.

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descargaU.S. Hispanic agency LatinWorks has promoted Christy Kranik, LatinWorks’ long-time SVP and managing director, as EVP and general manager to run the entire agency.She will replace former CEO Sergio Alcocer. LatinWorks’ creative and planning departments will report to her. Prior to Latinworks she spent five years on the client side at Dell, where she was senior advertising manager, global brand strategy.

 

garcia_gabriel2Gabriel Garcia, currently VP-group creative director, will take over the creative department as the new executive creative director.Mr. Garcia joined LatinWorks in 2008. Before that, he was a creative at another Omnicom Hispanic shop, Dieste.

 

 

0ebc788Ronald Mendez is the new Managing Partner, Multicultural Lead at MediaCom.Prior to Mediacom, Mendez was Managing Director of Marketing and Business Development at Starlite Media.He also worked at Havas Media and MV42.

 

 

 

descargaLaura Breines was named VP and director of client services  at digital agency Big Spaceship . She was most recently VP, marketing at digital agency Huge. Prior to that she was an account director at AKQA.

 

 

35920cdBig Spaceship has also appointed Duncan Snowden to VP, strategy.  Snowden was most recently group strategy director. Prior to that he was a communications planning director at MediaCom.

 

 

descarga (1)Joe Saracino has been promoted to president of Erwin Penland, effective Jan. 1. He succeeds Joe Erwin, who is stepping down from his post at the agency he co-founded some 30 years ago. Saracino was most recently chief client officer and CMO at the agency. Prior to joining Erwin Penland in 2011, Saracino spent 15 years at Verizon, rising to VP, marketing communications.

 

dave2-750xx515-685-67-0Pizza Hut has named David Timm as chief marketing officer of its U.S. unit.Mr. Timm started in the role last week.Mr. Timm most recently served as CMO of KFC in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

 
Sizmek Inc., a global open ad management company that delivers multiscreen campaigns, has announced changes to its organizational structure.The sales organization will be separated and Sizmek will have separate teams focused on two major global regions, one for the Americas and another servicing everything outside the Americas, or Rest of World.  The head of each region will report directly to Neil Nguyen, CEO and President of Sizmek.

descarga (12)Liz Ritzcovan, Chief Revenue Officer, will be leaving the company to pursue other opportunities effective November 30, 2015.

 

 

Canaan Schalde-Zink, currently VP of the Americas, will assume leadership of that group.

 

 

descarga (13)Andrew Bloom, currently Global VP Product Sales will assume the role of interim VP, International Sales while the Company conducts a search to identify a highly experienced executive to fill the position for the Rest of World.

 

 

descarga (14)Ken Saunders will assume responsibility for Administration, HR and Legal as part of the change to further streamline the reporting structure and  achieve cost management goals.

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AAEAAQAAAAAAAAVKAAAAJGVlZWNjMjM2LWY3ODctNGQ1NC04ZTMxLTI5NDRiYzUzNTQxMgRafael Lima has been appointed Digital Marketing & eCommerce Director at TracFone Wireless based in Miami. Lima previously worked as Digital Marketing Director at Multiplica.

 

 

descargaAlfredo Pedroso is the new Director, Pan-Regional Sales at Sony Pictures Entertainment based in Miami. Until recently Pedroso worked as VP in Marca Miami.

 

 

 

CUF_idaXIAEMzjlMEC LatAm has appointed Stanlei Bellan as regional development officer for MEC across Latin America.Bellan will be based in Miami and tasked with developing GroupM agency’s content strategy and new business opportunities, as well as new products and business areas in conjunction with national universities and venture capitalists. Bellan was co-founder and CEO of MoneyGuru prior to joining MEC, having also worked as managing director of eHarmony in Brazil. MEC Latin America’s clients include Netflix, Colgate Palmolive, AT&T Mexico, Marriott, Energizer and Toyota.

PHD Argentina will be responsible for coordinating the work for the brand SC Johnson in this country as well as in Paraguay, Uruguay and Chile. For this purpose, the agency has appointed joined Juan Delfini, account director of SC Johnson in these four countries, and Candelaria Cabanillas, regional director of the account.

descarga (1)Cabanillas worked at Initiative as regional director for Unilever. She also worked in local market agencies like Lowe-Vega Olmos Ponce and Leo Burnett.

 

 
descargaDelfini began his carrer at Initiative Argentina and then continued working for the Spanish subsidiary of that network. His last job was as account director at Maxus Argentina.They will both work exclusively for SC Johnson and report directly to Daniel Santuccio, CEO of Phd Argentina.

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AAEAAQAAAAAAAAVKAAAAJGVlZWNjMjM2LWY3ODctNGQ1NC04ZTMxLTI5NDRiYzUzNTQxMgRafael Lima has been appointed Digital Marketing & eCommerce Director at TracFone Wireless based in Miami. Lima previously worked as Digital Marketing Director at Multiplica.

 

 

 

Hispanic Digital Agency Captura Group hired Stacey Abreu, until recently MD Multicultural at Mindshare. Abreu will have the position of Managing Director and be based in New York. “As media and technology continue to converge, Stacey brings a unique skill set to Captura Group that will result in innovative solutions for our clients to reach Hispanic consumers across digital channels.” said Lee Vann, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Captura Group.

descargaAlfredo Pedroso is the new Director, Pan-Regional Sales at Sony Pictures Entertainment based in Miami. Until recently Pedroso worked as VP in Marca Miami.

 

 

 

Lamar Johnson Octagon AccessLamar Johnson is the new Vice President of Octagon Access, the millennial and multicultural marketing division of the global sports and entertainment leader. Johnson is an industry veteran and expert in developing integrated marketing strategies, branded entertainment and digital campaigns to grow brand results with specific consumer segments.Johnson spent eight years at beverage company Remy Cointreau working across the entire company portfolio .He has also worked with consumer brands including Coca-Cola, L’Oreal and Sprite.

 

unnamedUnivision Communications, Inc. (UCI), the media company serving Hispanic America,has announced that Isaac Lee has been named to the newly created position of chief news and digital officer, with additional responsibilities over Multicultural and Music and maintaining oversight of the News and Digital divisions. Lee will continue to report to Randy Falco, president and chief executive officer of UCI and remains as CEO of FUSION.
As chief news and digital officer, Lee will be responsible for all digital functions across the company. Lee will manage key areas of the company’s growth strategy, including UCI’s comprehensive Multicultural strategy, which includes FUSION, El Rey, Flama and The Root. He will also develop an integrated music strategy that will include UCI’s music tentpole events and alignment with the Company’s Radio programming team.

unnamed (1)Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), the media company serving Hispanic America, has named Hector Fabregas vice president and director of sales for Univision Chicago. Fabregas will replace Dominic Fails who was recently promoted to senior vice president of Local Media Sales for Univision Communications Inc. Fabregas will report to Doug Levy, senior vice president and general manager at Univision Chicago.Fabregas joined Univision 17 years ago as an account executive and worked his way up to local sales manager and director of sales for Univision Radio in Chicago. Most recently, Fabregas was the director of local sales at Univision Chicago. Fabregas earned a bachelor degree in communications from the University of Illinois in Chicago.

Oficial PixOlympusat has communicated that Jesus Oswaldo Piñango has been named to the newly created position of Director of Content Strategy from where he will provide a key leadership role in the project development to ensure the content strategy needed to reach the target audience for Olympusat networks and partner channels.Jesus will report to the COO, Charles Mohler, and will coordinate with directors, production staff assessing multicultural TV content for new and stablished TV networks into the traditional distribution and OTT platform as Vemox, Olympusat multiscreen turnkey solution.In the year 2000, the U.S. government recognized Jesus with the Executive Producer Alien Extraordinary Achievement in Television, under the sponsorship of the Producers Guild of America, The Organization of American States and The International Federation of Journalism. In an effort to understand the television industry, Jesus worked in the traffic and programming departments for Telemundo, Imagina, Directv, Sky Mexico, and lastly, Olympusat, where he is now serving as Director of Content Strategy.
descarga (1)Telemundo Denver / KDEN has announced that Pamela Padilla has been promoted to News Anchor, effective immediately. Padilla, who joined Telemundo Denver in February 2015 as a Multimedia Journalist, is a passionate story-teller who has reported the Denver metro area’s most impactful news. In her role, she will join Co-Anchor Guillermo Martinez and Sports Anchor Carlos Rausseo Anchor on Noticiero Telemundo Denver at 4:30 PM, 5 PM and 10 PM, to deliver local breaking news and information to Spanish-speaking viewers throughout the Denver metro area.Padilla joined Telemundo Denver in February 2015 as a Multimedia Journalist. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Arizona.

 

202fac2The community, part of SapientNitro, has announced the appointment of Tyler Witkin as a Senior Strategic Planner. Witkin will be charged with integrating consumer insights and research into the agency’s brand stories. Based in Miami, she will report directly to Andrew Speyer, Executive Director of Planning and Strategy.Prior to joining the community, Witkin was at Cavalry Agency in Chicago, most recently as Director of Strategic Planning.

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AAEAAQAAAAAAAAcUAAAAJDQxMGM4NDg4LTA2N2UtNDk4Ni05Yzg2LTNiMWQxNDhlNGNjZQNCR Corporation has appointed Cristian Ojeda CEO of NCR Chile, in addition to his role as General Manager. Ojeda has over 25 years of experience in the technology field. He previously served in management positions in the Customer Services area for Oracle, Hewlett Packard and IBM and he was manager of consultancy and professional services for Compaq Computer.

 

gmaggiGustavo Maggi joins Latamkey as general manager for the Southern Cone. Maggi has previously handled key positions in industry leading companies such as Cisco, Microsoft, Symantec and Novell.

 

 

 

Fernando_Lopez-Westcon-351x185Fernando Lopez Forero is the new CEO of Westcon Group Mexico.He will be in charge of expanding the business  to various regions of the country, most notably the north, as the ability to do business in Mexico (and not only in certain regions) , will be part of Westcon Group’s strategy for the coming year.

 

DavzwNqj_400x400Fanny Garcia is the new managing director at MEC Mexico and director of transformation for Latin Latina.García will manage and lead the digital and data change of the company regionally.

 

 

 

56447574967dd__838x390Ana Stramucci  and Victoria Wolcoff have joined Carat Argentina. Stramucci joins as strategic planning director and Wolcoff as research coordinator. They will both complement the creative work for brands and report to Marcelo Delbarba, CEO of the subsidiary.

Stramucci comes from Mindshare, where she worked for four years handling various accounts categories as Kimberly Clark, HSBC, Nestlé, LatAm and Telefonica, among others.

Wolcoff has experience in agencies like Midios and OMD Argentina, where she handled accounts like Bridgestone, Johnson & Johnson and Volkswagen.

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1b60585Sara Timmins has joined Eclipse Marketing Services, Inc. as Director of Sales and Strategic Partnerships. She reports to Laurie Silverman, VP Strategic Partnerships & National Accounts. Sara will be responsible for cultivating client relationships and assuring they are provided with the insights, strategy, marketing partnerships and campaigns needed to maximize their growth and revenue. Sara comes to Eclipse from RLTV in Baltimore, Maryland, where she rose to become Director of Distribution.

descargaUnivision Communications Inc. (UCI),  has named Dominic Fails senior vice president of Local Media Sales, effective immediately. He will report to UCI’s Chief Local Media Officer, John Eck.Fails most recently served as vice president and director of sales for Univision’s local media stations in Chicago. Before joining UCI, he served as vice president of corporate sales at Journal Broadcast Group. He holds an MBA from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Arts from Coe College.

Estrella TV announced that Cathy Lewis Edgerton has joined the top-rated Spanish language television network as senior vice president of distribution and affiliate sales. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, Winter Horton, Cathy comes to Estrella TV from Viacom Media Networks where she was responsible for the distribution deals for a portfolio of networks including MTV, Vh1, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central. In her role at Estrella TV, Cathy is responsible for helping to attain and exceed the channel’s distribution goals by maximizing existing client partnerships and forging new ones.

descarga (3)Flavio Morales has been named Executive Vice President at Endemol Shine Latino, U.S. Initiatives.A longtime Telemundo programming executive, Morales will develop unscripted, scripted and digital content aimed at the U.S. Hispanic/English-speaking marketplace. Morales is based in Los Angeles and will work closely with the Endemol Shine Latino team in Miami.  Most recently Morales was EVP at BIG VIDA Entertainment.Previously, he was a top programming executive at NBCUniversal¹s Telemundo¹s cable network mun2 (now NBCUniverso.

descarga (4)Wendy Clark has been named chief executive officer and president of DDB Worldwide‘s North American operations.Clark will join DDB in January from Coca-Cola North America, where she has been president of the beverage giant’s sparkling brands and strategic marketing. She has held several senior marketing positions since joining Coke in 2008. At DDB, Clark succeeds Mark O’Brien, who will move to executive vice president at Omnicom Group, the agency’s parent firm.

300xNx244F90B81-F0F4-E3E3-B37D17768393BD78.jpg.pagespeed.ic.015epWoVXTHumberto Duran has been named VP of news operations and production management at Telemundo. He was previously executive producer at CCTV America and prior to that was executive producer at NTN24. He also served as an executive producer at CNN en Español.

 

 

172f1b1AHAA: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing announced Linda Lane Gonzalez, president of Viva partnership, as its new Board Chair. She succeeds Aldo Quevedo, who has completed his term. Gonzalez will lead the Board of Directors to deliver on the organization’s strategic plan that increases AHAA’s advocacy and thought leadership to underscore the pivotal role of Hispanic agencies in today’s marketplace.

In addition, AHAA announced that Maria Lopez-Knowles, CMO at Entravision, Isaac Mizrahi, SVP/Managing Director at Alma, and Isabella Sanchez, VP of Media Integration at Zubi Advertising have joined the Board of Directors each for a two-year term.

descarga (1)Entravision’s Chief Marketing Officer Maria Lopez-Knowles is an accomplished industry leader. Prior to Entravision, she served at Pulpo Media as Chief Marketing Officer, GlobalHue Latino as President, and founded MRM Worldwide’s (McCann Worldgroup) practice targeting the über-acculturated Hispanic both online and above-the-line, with a keen focus on brand influencers. Lopez-Knowles has worked on accounts such as Microsoft, Visa, HR Block, Verizon, MasterCard, Subway, General Electric, Diageo, and Avery Dennison (Office Products).

1069873Isaac Mizrahi is a marketing master and economist who has spent more than 20 years honing his award-winning skills on behalf of international brands such as Coca-Cola, Bellsouth International, Sprint-Nextel and British American Tobacco in Latin America and the U.S. Since 2009, Mizrahi has held the position of SVP/Managing Director at Alma leading the agency’s business and operations

 

descarga (2)As Zubi Advertising’s Vice President of Media Integration, Isabella Sanchez oversees all integrated media for American Airlines, Dunkin’ Donuts, Ford Motor Company, Ford California Dealer Associations, JP Morgan Chase, and Lincoln Motor Company. With a career spanning more than 20 years, she has held leadership positions at Tapestry, a division of Starcom MediaVest Group, and The Bravo Group, a division of WPP. In 2003, Sanchez was honored by AHAA and HispanicAd.com as the “Media Planning Executive of the Year.”

 

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2d51cb5MundoMax, the newly-rebranded U.S.-based Spanish-language broadcast network 100% owned and operated by media conglomerate RCN Television Group, announced the appointment of seasoned media finance executive José I. Molina as Chief Financial Officer.José I. Molina has more than 17 years of experience in the broadcasting and media industry. Prior to joining MundoMax, Mr. Molina was Vice President of Finance at Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (SBS) where he was a key member of SBS’ Disclosure Committee, SOX Steering Committee and Executive Leadership Team, which led a cross-functional finance organization. Prior to SBS, Mr. Molina worked at KPMG LLP as an assurance professional specializing in the broadcasting and media industry Mr. Molina is a licensed CPA and has a Masters in Accounting from the University of Florida.

gI_58928_PortSept2015_007_890x1161LRW (Lieberman Research Worldwide), market research and data analytics company, has named Stephen Palacios as Vice President and General Manager. Palacios is a leading expert in the U.S. Hispanic market, having helped guide strategy for top brands including Wells Fargo, Time Warner and Target. In this role, Stephen will help LRW clients with important issues of culture, the new majority, and branding. Palacios is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and has been featured in publications including the Financial Times, Los Angeles Times, Harvard Business Review, The Huffington Post and AdAge. He has been featured on ABC’s, “Nightline” and PBS’s Latino market documentary, “Brown is the New Green”. Palacios was most recently an Executive Director at Cheskin/Added Value. Palacios holds a B.A. from Saint Joseph’s University (PA), where he was Valedictorian and an M.A. from American University, where he was awarded a Fellowship.

32fda6fThe community, part of SapientNitro, has announced the appointment of Ana Bermudez as Group Account Director. Based in Miami, Bermudez will be charged with growing and managing communications solutions for some of the community’s largest clients. She will report directly to Luis Montero, President.Prior to joining the community, Bermudez was a Group Account Director at Alma DDB where she was responsible for developing and driving strategic plans for brands like McDonald’s, Diageo and McCormick, among others.

 

descarga (1)Cameron Blanchard has been appointed VP of corporate communications at Condé Nast, effective Dec. 7. She succeeds Patricia Röckenwagner. Blanchard joins Condé Nast from NBCUniversal where she served as head of communications for the company’s Entertainment & Digital Networks and Integrated Media division.

 

 

 

 

Anthony Romano has been promoted to the newly created role of senior VP, client services for the U.S. at R/GA. He joined the agency a year ago as senior VP, group managing director, overseeing clients that included Samsung, Coca-Cola and MasterCard. Prior to that he was global head of agency development at AOL and before that was an executive VP at Publicis Groupe.

 

descarga (2)WPP’s GroupM has named Brian Lesser, CEO of GroupM data and digital buying arm Xaxis, North American CEO of GroupM.In addition to Xaxis, GroupM houses four media buying agencies: Mindshare, MediaCom, MEC and Maxus .Mr. Lesser succeeds Kelly Clark and Brian Gleason, Xaxis’ North American CEO, will succeed Mr. Lesser within the digital group.Prior to running Xaxis, Mr. Lesser was VP-product management and director of product marketing at 24/7 Real Media, a global media and technology firm acquired by WPP in 2007

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1568e0aMarcus Reynaga is the new Managing Director, Advertising at Variety Latino. He will oversee all ad sales &sponsorship efforts for the brand. His former role was as Account Executive.

 

 

 

descargaUnivision Communications, Inc. has named John W. Eck as Chief Local Media Officer, effective immediately. He will be in charge of overseeing UCI’s local business including the Company’s 128 television and radio stations in key markets across the country. Eck will remain based in New York and continue to report to Randy Falco, president and chief executive officer. He will replace Kevin Cuddihy, who previously served as president of Local Media, who has decided to step down.

 

Dentsu Aegis Network has acquired lifestyle marketing agency MKTG and it is creating a new global network brand with MKTG at the core:
descarga (1)Annie Rickard, global brand president, Posterscope, is the new global chairman, MKTG.

 

 
descarga (3)Charlie Horsey is global brand president, MKTG and CEO, MKTG USA.

 

 

 

Global content creator, producer and distributor Endemol Shine Group has announced plans to further increase its commitment to the Spanish and Portuguese speaking markets with a new strategic focus across genres, including a renewed drive into scripted and digital video programming, starting in early 2016.Read more.

Laurens Drillich fotocredit Otto van den ToornLaurens Drillich, currently CEO of Endemol Shine Netherlands, will become President of Endemol Shine Latino, reporting to Endemol Shine North America Co-Chairmen and Co-CEOs, Cris Abrego and Charlie Corwin.

 

 

 

 

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CEO and Creative Director for Latin America, Martin Kweller will be Creative Director for the new hub, whilst continuing to oversee Endemol Shine Argentina as Chairman and CEO, and Latin America regionally as Operations Director.

 

Endemol Shine Latino’s Co-Executive Vice Presidents Daniel Rodriguez and Mauricio Piccone, will continue in their roles, respectively overseeing sales and programming initiatives in the Hispanic U.S. market and Mexico.

empphoto_23850_1400622993 descarga (1)Boudewijn Beusmans, Group Commercial Officer of Endemol Shine Group and Iris Boelhouwer, the company’s former Managing Director of Creative Operations will become Joint CEOs of Endemol Shine Netherlands in early 2016, replacing Laurens Drillich.

 

03076bbBrandon Solano has been named chief marketing officer at Papa Murphy’s. He was most recently chief marketing officer at Wendy’s, after joining the company in July 2014. Prior to that he held marketing positions at Domino’s, Hershey and Procter & Gamble.

 
descarga (2)Razorfish global CEO Tom Adamski dies at 43.Adamski served as global chief executive officer of Razorfish Global network for just less than a year.Prior to taking over the chief executive position, Adamski was chief executive officer of Rosetta, which Publicis folded into the larger global group last September, reporting to Publicis Groupe chief executive Maurice Lévy.Razorfish veteran and North American chief executive Shannon Denton has served as interim and will continue for the immediate future.

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Multiplica hired Sandra Valencia as Business Development Director based in Multiplica’s Miami office. Having previously served as SVP of New Business at Ariadna, Valencia now brings her skills to Multiplica. Valencia holds a BA in Business Administration and MA in Marketing; together with her broad knowledge and extensive background in marketing, sales and advertising project management, she joins forces with a marketing team known for its distinctive expertise in the areas of Conversion Optimization and User Experience. Multiplica focuses on proficiency in message integration based on key consumer insight to deliver highly impactful impressions, in addition to offering services such as media planning and buying. Over the past 15+ years Multiplica has launched campaigns for great brands such
as Burger King, HBO, Celebrity Cruises, LAN Airlines, Occidental Hotels & Resorts, Santander Bank, Desigual and Camper, among others.

hamilton_hamiltonJellyfish Online Marketing, global digital marketing agency, has announced that Jim Hamilton, previously Vice President and Managing Director for iCrossing, has been named Managing Director, Head of U.S. Agency for Jellyfish.Operating from the Agency’s U.S. headquarters in Baltimore, Jim will lead the growing team of digital marketing professionals and head the Baltimore, New York and San Francisco offices. In this role, Jim will work alongside Jellyfish Executive Vice President, Kevin Buerger, and be responsible for Jellyfish’s digital strategy, continued market expansion and evolution as a leading edge, full-service agency.As Vice President and Managing Director for iCrossing, Jim led the agency’s New York City and Washington DC offices.

Lori Dicker has joined Walton Isaacson as SVP, Digital and Social, effective immediately. In her new position, Dicker will leverage her vast experience in digital and social to deliver compelling and innovative brand engagement solutions across multiple platforms.Dicker, who has over 15 years of experience leading strategic digital and social media programs with an extensive background in brand marketing, including CPG, lifestyle, and entertainment, has worked on both the agency and client side where she has collaborated with all practice teams to develop immersive, multi-channel campaigns. She has held leadership positions at Weber Shandwick, Social @ Ogilvy and Walt Disney Company, among others, heading up strategic communications initiatives in the digital space and working with clients like SC Johnson, Kimberly Clark, Kraft, General Mills, Bank of America, Fox, Warner Bros. and MTV

Andrea_Diquez-01-2015Andrea Diquez has been named president of Saatchi & Saatchi New York. Diquez has been with Saatchi since 1995 and was most recently an executive VP and global director overseeing the Olay account. She will continue managing that account. During her time at Saatchi she has held assorted roles, including CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi Mexico.

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Havas Worldwide has announced two key hires and the creation of a new creative position spanning the Americas to further accelerate innovation and collaboration worldwide.

descargaToygar Bazarkaya will join the agency as chief creative officer for the Americas – a first for the creative agency network – and will focus on strengthening the agency’s creative capabilities and building a community among creative teams throughout North and South America. The new, dual-Americas role was prompted by Havas Worldwide’s desire to build an unparalleled culture of collaboration, and will serve clients’ growing creative needs across both continents, as well as globally. Bazarkaya joins Havas from BBDO New York. Prior to that, he was the chief creative officer of BBDO in Germany.

descarga (1)Likewise, Matt Howell’s appointment as the new global chief digital officer supports a similar mission of collaboration, interlocking digital teams and perspectives across all global markets. Matt will lead digital efforts throughout the network with a focus on expanding the agency’s offering and delivering digital enterprises in alignment with Havas’s “Together” strategy.Howell previously served as global chief digital officer for Arnold Worldwide beginning in 2011, and then for Havas Creative Group from 2012 to 2014. He is returning after spending the past year as partner at Vermonster LLC, a design and technology consultancy specializing in product development.

Howell and Bazarkaya will begin their new roles in the next month and will report to Andrew Benett. Both will be based in New York.

descarga (3)Joanna O’conell has been named chief marketing officer at tech marketing company MediaMath. She was previously lead analyst for AdExchanger, where she was involved with digital marketing research. Prior to that, O’Connell was principal analyst for interactive marketing professionals at Forrester Research. She also worked at Razorfish and VivaKi.

 

descarga (2)Samsung’s VP-marketing and operations’ Vince Hudson is stepping down after less than two years with the company. His future plans were not immediately available.Mr. Hudson began his career at Samsung in 2014, overseeing mobile marketing operations and product launches in the U.S.Prior to Samsung, Mr. Hudson spent more than 20 years at Procter and Gamble, leaving the company as VP/general manager-beauty care division. In 2006, he joined P&G’s beauty business.

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descargaGabriel Dantur has been appointed new CEO at impreMedia effective January 1, 2016. Dantur replaces Francisco Seghezzo, who will return to Argentinean newspaper La Nacion (impreMedia’s owner) in Buenos Aires Argentina. For this new stage, new CEO Gabriel Dantur will bring his experience in digital media, technology and innovation. Dantur is an industrial engineer who graduated from Buenos Aires University. Read more.

 

descarga (2)Comcast announced that Janet Uthman has been named Vice President of Inclusion and Multicultural Marketing for the company’s Northeast Division. She will report to both the Human Resources and Marketing departments at Comcast. Uthman will be responsible for the planning and execution of diversity and inclusion efforts and multicultural marketing strategy across the Division’s footprint, which consists of approximately 22,000 employees and 7.5 million customers across 14 northeastern states from Maine to Virginia and Washington, D.C.Uthman will be relocating to Baltimore City, Maryland.

b7NQLxOJ_400x400The Telemundo Station Group announced the promotions of Michael Chico to Executive Vice President of Sales; Amanda Calpin to Chief Financial Officer; and Osvaldo “Ozzie” Martinez to Senior Vice President of News, Digital and Standards. Michael Chico will continue to be based in New York City while Calpin and Martinez will continue to work from the Telemundo Station Group headquarters in Miramar, Florida. Chico will continue to report to Frank Comerford, Chief Revenue Officer and President of Commercial Operations, NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations. Calpin and Martinez will report to Manuel Martinez, President, Telemundo Station Group.

20bf19dChico, who was formerly Senior Vice President of Sales, has led all sales and commercial efforts for the Telemundo Station Group – which includes 17 Telemundo-owned stations in the United States and Puerto Rico, and the national Spanish-language multicast network, TeleXitos . Chico will continue to lead all sales efforts for the Telemundo-owned stations and oversee national sales efforts for the Telemundo affiliate stations. Chico returned to NBCUniversal in 2014 after first joining the company in 2002 and working for the MSG Network, Fox Sports Network, the New York Knicks and the New York Rangers. With more than 20 years of experience, Chico has held various roles in advertising sales, focused on broadcast television, national cable, film and out-of-home. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Ramapo College in New Jersey.

04151c3Since she was named Vice President of Finance for the Telemundo Station Group in January 2012, Calpin has guided the Telemundo Station Group through a period of massive investment in the Telemundo-owned stations, including the acquisitions of several new local stations, the launch of local newscasts all across the country and the hiring of more than 160 journalists to support the significant expansion in local news. She has also helped oversee the financial operations for the new national Spanish-language multicast network, TeleXitos. As Chief Financial Officer, Calpin will continue to lead all financial operations for the 17 local Telemundo-owned stations in the United States and Puerto Rico, as well as TeleXitos. Calpin is a seasoned executive with more than 15 years of experience overseeing financial budgets within the broadcast and media industries. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Vermont.

As Senior Vice President of News, Digital and Standards, Martinez will continue to work with the local Telemundo station News Directors to enhance local news and standards, including digital news operations. Since he was named to his former role in December 2013, Martinez has helped the stations launch local newscasts, revamp all of its digital and mobile operations, develop a talent development program and ensure that all local newsrooms are operating with the highest standards of journalistic integrity. Martinez has also managed the launch of Telemundo Responde, a consumer investigative unit. Before this, Martinez worked for NBC 4 New York / WNBC in various roles. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Communications and English, Broadcast Journalism from the University of Miami.

 

3f8fc47d-fe36-45ad-91cb-7ffb81615d40-largeRaiza Iciarte has been named News Director of Telemundo Tampa effective immediately. She will oversee the entire news operation for Telemundo Tampa, including the station’s nightly newscasts.Iciarte began her career in her native Venezuela, before joining ZGS Communications. Within the ZGS television station group, she was the News Producer for Telemundo Tampa as well as Telemundo Orlando. She has also served as Interim News Director for both stations on various occasions.

descarga (3)The Home Depot® appointed Linda R. Gooden to the company’s board of directors. Gooden will serve on the company’s Audit and Leadership Development and Compensation Committees. Her appointment gives the company 12 directors, 11 of whom are independent.Gooden, who retired in 2013 from Lockheed Martin Corporation as executive vice president, Information Systems & Global Solutions, has an extensive background in information technology, cybersecurity, operations and finance. As EVP, she expanded Lockheed’s IT capabilities beyond government customers to international and commercial markets. She also served as president of Lockheed’s Information Technology division from 1997 to 2006, which she grew into a multi-billion dollar business.

empphoto_29805_1320343276Ramon Wilson has been named interim president of Relativity Studios following the departure of Tucker Tooley. Wilson has been serving as general manager of the studio, which is owned by Relativity Media.

 

 

descarga (4)Efrain Ribeiro has been named chief research officer at Kantar, where he will oversee research operations across Kantar’s 12 operating companies. He was previously CRO at Kantar subsidiary Lightspeed Research. At Kantar, he succeeds Renee Smith, who left the company to join Colorado-based research company GutCheck. Prior to Lightspeed, Ribeiro has held positions at Ipsos Interactive, TNS and Arbitron.

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fiore4Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Fernando Fiore, and recent #Portada15 speaker, who has spent his career working exclusively on Spanish-language television, makes his English-language debut this month as he joins FOX Sports’ coverage of the CONCACAF Cup, the winner-take-all playoff match between the U.S. Men’s National Team and Mexico for a berth in the prestigious 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. The announcement was made by David Neal, Executive Producer, FIFA World Cup on FOX. The bi-lingual Fiore makes his English-language television debut on Saturday, Oct. 10 as a contributor to FS1’s special 90-minute pregame show kicking off at 8:00 PM ET, live from one of two sets at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. In addition to his role on FS1, Fiore pulls double-duty, contributing to FOX Deportes’ news magazine show FOX DEPORTES EN VIVO at 7:00 PM ET.

9Z8KZq4d_400x400beIN SPORTS, the international sports network, has announced the addition of several executives that include:
John Duff as Director of Business Development and Strategy.With over 20 years of experience in multi-platform content management, John Duff joins beIN SPORTS as Director of Business Development and Strategy to support affiliate sales and marketing and content acquisitions efforts.

 

PDH_400x400Peter Hering as East Coast Sales Manager. With a background in both advertising agencies and network sales, Peter Hering joins beIN SPORTS as the East Coast Sales Manager. Hering brings a deep rolodex in the marketplace and in this capacity will cultivate client relationships along the East Coast while also leading the sales efforts in New York with the Group M conglomerate of agencies, Carat and Zenith.

 

Alex Almirall as Senior Account Executive of Sales.Rounding out the sales team is Alex Almirall, who has been brought on as Senior Account Executive in New York and will also lead client development efforts in the West Coast.
Valerie Boldrin as Public Relations and Corporate Communications Manager. In an effort to strengthen the public relations and communications arm of the marketing team at beIN SPORTS, Valerie Boldrin joins the network as the Public Relations and Corporate Communications Manager.The network, which has been growing at a rapid pace since its launch in 2012, works to offer viewers premium sports content and entertainment across multiple platforms including TV channels beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español and live streaming on beIN SPORTS CONNECT.

06eca11Television sales executive Nicolas J. Valls is MundoMax’s new SVP of Advertising Sales. He will oversee network and local affiliate sales for Miami, Houston, and Los Angeles. Valls comes from Hemisphere Media Group. Prior to that, he worked at Univision for more than 25 years.

 

 

mukherhee060407Ann Mukherjee has joined SC Johnson as the company’s first global chief marketing officer. She was most recently president for global snacks and insights at PepsiCo. Simon Lowden will succeed Mukherjee at PepsiCo. He was previously chief marketing officer for Pepsi Beverages North America. Seth Kaufman will replace Lowden. He was most recently a senior VP for Pepsi North America.

 

 

descargaTony Ruiz is the new Local Sales Manager of Telemundo’s WNJU-YV in New York/ New Jersey from October 2015.
15ee5fe(add)ventures’ Miami office has promoted Joel Velez to managing director, strategy/creative. Velez will oversee the operations and staff of the Miami office and manage client relationships through collaboration with (add)ventures’ multidisciplinary teams to ensure that project deliverables meet client needs.Velez started at (add)ventures as director, strategy/creative for the firm’s Miami office in 2014. Prior to working at (add)ventures, Velez was the interactive marketing director for a cross-cultural marketing and branding firm. He also spent four years at a full-service agency located in San Juan, Puerto Rico, providing integrated marketing services to clients.

219605fAccuWeather, Inc., a global leader in weather information and digital media and one of the world’s leading digital publishers, has announced it has appointed Karen Bressner as Head of Digital Advertising Sales. Based in New York City and reporting directly to the Global Chief Revenue Officer, Marie Svet, Karen brings to AccuWeather years of experience successfully developing strategies and managing teams across traditional and digital media. Most recently, Karen worked with The Topps Corporation, Inc. overseeing partnership sales for its mobile apps. She has also served in Ad Sales leadership positions for REVSHare, TiVo, and MTV Networks. She will be helping to expand AccuWeather’s agency and brand partnerships.=

VlZju3OP_400x400Katherine Doble has joined Schwartz Media Strategies as Director of Digital Media and Branding. Doble will lead the firm’s digital practice, overseeing all facets of content creation, branding and social media for its real estate, professional services, public affairs and hospitality clients.She most recently served as CEO of Miami-based branding and marketing firm Siren Marketing, where she developed campaigns targeting U.S. Hispanic audiences on behalf of national brands.

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AAEAAQAAAAAAAAbSAAAAJGM3NjY1NDlhLWExM2YtNGI0Ny05YTY4LWM3ZDZmZWM2ODk0OQZ Living, a health and wellness network, has named executive Rafe Oller as its new general manager. In his new role, Oller will oversee Z Living’s more than 1700 hours of acquired and original programming, across all content categories and dayparts, as well as distribution, affiliate relations, advertising sales, marketing and operations. He will report to Rajeev Kheror, president, strategy & planning, international business, at Living Communications, Inc., Z Living’s parent.Oller has a long history in the television business, including Fox Broadcasting, Comcast Networks, Warner Bros. International and NUVOtv. Prior to joining Z Living, Oller served as a media consultant for Firebrand Creative Group, a branding company focusing on broadcast, cable, OTT and theatrical.

SzDmr2h2_400x400In order to meet rising demand for digital video while delivering seamless advertising solutions for its customers, YuMe, Inc., the global audience technology company powered by data-driven insights and multi-screen expertise, has announced the promotion of two members of its team to executive leadership roles: Joe Farrell has been promoted to the new role of Senior Vice President, National Sales, and Tom Wolfe has been promoted to the role of Senior Vice President, Business Development.

201dc6d1adc52d3399289e04e89be172_400x400Joe Farrell has been promoted to Senior Vice President, National Sales after serving as YuMe’s Vice President of Sales for the Midwest. He will be focused on driving customer success and operations for the sales team. Farrell got his start in digital advertising at Tribune Interactive, where, over the course of nine years, he served in a series of roles. Prior to joining YuMe in 2012, he oversaw creative multi-screen solutions at PointRoll. Farrell will be based in YuMe’s Redwood City headquarters and will report to Scot McLernon, YuMe’s Chief Revenue Officer.

 

0279fccTom Wolfe will continue to build Yume’s relationships with publishers, as well as measurement and verification partners, as Senior Vice President, Business Development, reporting to CEO Jayant Kadambi. Wolfe has also been with YuMe since 2012, as VP of Business Development and Partnerships, and has brought on more than 500 publishing partners. Prior to joining YuMe, Wolfe served in several management roles with Comcast Spotlight and Rovi.

 

Univision Deportes has announced two key appointments that will strengthen its Univision Deportes efforts:

descargaEric Conrad has been named senior vice president of Programming and Acquisitions. In his role of senior vice president, Programming & Acquisitions, Conrad will spearhead all sports programming, acquisitions and content development operations across Univision Deportes platforms. He joined UCI in 2011 as vice president of programming and led the Univision Deportes’ coordination of the World Cup and other FIFA properties.

 

Loewenstein_Olek-150x150Olek Loewenstein has been named senior vice president of Strategy and Operations. Loewenstein will lead operations for sports, including strategic initiatives focused on the growth and profitability of Univision Deportes’ content offerings and improving the audience experience across platforms. Since joining UCI in 2012 as vice president of planning for Univision Deportes, Loewenstein has managed planning of events including the CONCACAF Gold Cup and FIFA World Cup for which the company received the prestigious Sports Emmy Award.

They will both reporting directly to Juan Carlos Rodriguez, president of Univision Deportes, effectively immediately.

03a1d88Kristen Cavallo is leaving her post as president of Mullen Lowe Boston, a position she has held since spring 2014. Prior to ascending to president, Cavallo was chief strategy officer after joining Mullen in 2011. She previously spent 13 years at The Martin Agency, where she rose to senior VP, planning and development.

 

 

 

descarga (1)Cesar Conde has been named chairman at NBCUniversal International Group and NBCU Telemundo Enterprises.He is adding NBCU Telemundo Enterprises to his responsibilities which will include Telemundo Network, NBCUniversal Cable Network, Telemundo International, Telemundo Local Stations, Telemundo Digital Media and Emerging Business and NBC Deportes. Conde succeeds Joe Uva, who previously ovesaw the group and will transition to an advisory role working on NBC Deportes, which produces all sports events for Telemundo, NBCUniverso and the Hispanic digital platforms, including the upcoming 2016 summer Olympics. Conde was previously executive VP at NBCUniversal. Prior to NBCU, he worked at Univision. Prior to Univision, Conde served as the White House Fellow for Secretary of State Colin L. Powell from 2002–2003. Before his public service, he worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Salomon Smith Barney.

0b24019Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) announced the promotion of Rosemary Mercedes to senior vice president, Corporate Communications, effective immediately. She will continue to be based in New York and report to Mónica Talán, executive vice president of Corporate Communications and Public Relations.She has more than 16 years of public relations experience working in various roles across sectors, including non-profit and higher education. She earned a master’s in Corporate and Public Communications from Seton Hall University, where she mentors current undergraduate students through the Communication Honors Associates Mentoring Program (CHAMP).

 

255facePamela Browner White, an accomplished senior public affairs executive, has joined Esperanza, Inc., as the organization’s senior vice president of corporate relations and strategic development. In this capacity, she will lead the organization’s national and local communications, marketing and development activities.With a national network of more than 13,000 Hispanic congregations, faith, and community-based agencies, Esperanza, Inc. is a leading voice for Hispanics in America.  Pamela comes to Esperanza after serving in the corporate role of vice president of public affairs and government relations for Cancer Treatment Centers of America, formerly headquartered in Illinois.   She also served as senior vice president of public affairs for the Philadelphia Eagles.

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14e87c9Loida Casares is assuming a new role as Regional Sales Specialist in the Advertising Division of The Houston Chronicle.
She will report to Cindy Mitchell, Advertising Director.  Casares began her professional career in advertising 23 years ago at the Houston Chronicle. Until recently, Casares worked  in a Major Accounts position at Houston Community Newspapers and Media Group,

14e7ebaBruce Henderson has been named chief executive officer of global brand experience agency Jack Morton Worldwide, but will not officially assume that role until January. He will leave Geometry Global where he is chief creative officer for North America. Prior to that, Henderson was group creative director at Ogilvy in New York.

 

 

descargaMike Lupica is leaving his role as sports columnist at the New York Daily News, where apparently, he was not able to come up with a new contract agreement with the newspaper.His departure coincides with the layoffs of several high profile sports columnists, reporters and editors at the Daily News.

23654b567e5e8f297bdd99dd1bb55271Leeann Leahy has been promoted to CEO of The Via Agency, succeeding John Coleman, who had served in that role since founding the agency in 1993. He will now serve as chairman. Leahy is moving up from president, a position she has held since joining the agency in 2012.

 

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Screen Shot 2015-09-10 at 11.26.02 AMMiguel Angel Chala
has been appointed as Director of Strategy of New Business at Rabinovici & Associates, a South Florida Advertising and Integrated Marketing Agencies. He will report directly to Ester Rabinovici, Principal officer of the agency. His broad experience in media, publishing and business development will be the key to expand the global network of clients the agency has acquired succesfully during the past 15 years. Prior to joining this firm, Chala worked for Latin Trade Group, Televisa Publishing and BrandInk Media in Puerto Rico.
descarga (1)Vice Media has hired a former Discovery Communications executive to oversee the youth-focused media group’s international expansion, including a push into television.James Rosenstock has joined the Brooklyn-based company as executive vice-president for international and corporate development. At Discovery he oversaw a US$3bn portfolio of international deals, including the US TV company’s acquisitions of Eurosport and SBS Nordic. Mr Rosenstock also worked at Sony and Credit Suisse.

 

AAEAAQAAAAAAAATNAAAAJGUzNmY0ZWI1LTM5ZDktNGVlMS04OTIxLWUzMTAwMDhhN2FkNwHH Global Ltd., an independent marketing services provider to brands in 28 countries, has announced that Pablo Borensztein has been promoted to Country Manager for Argentina.

 

 

063b27dIn addition, Jose Nunes has been promoted to Client Operations Manager for Brazil.

 

Both promotions are effective October 1, 2015.

 

Jose_Arroyo_Axon_WebAxon, powered by Pro Mach, has announced that Jose Arroyo has been named the company’s new Latin American Support Manager. He will be responsible for sustaining the growth of Axon equipment sales and broadening aftermarket programs in Latin America. Axon is a leading manufacturer of fully automated, heat-shrink labeling, tamper-evident banding, and stretch-sleeving equipment. Prior to joining for Axon, Arroyo served as Senior Operations Manager for Vishay Precision Group. During his career in manufacturing, supply chain, and procurement, he held positions of increasing responsibility for Hospira, Challenge Printing, and Unilever, Inc. Arroyo earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business and marketing from the University of Rhode Island.

descarga (2)Andrea Suárez is IPG Mediabrands‘ new CEO for Latin America.She was previously President, World Markets.As President, World Markets at IPG Mediabrands, Andrea became the first Latin American woman to reach a worldwide leadership position in the media agency industry. Today she is responsible for the development of 52 reporting units in 39 countries, in addition to other 50 affiliated offices across six continents with the task of reshaping the IPG Mediabrands networks, UM, Initiative and the newly launched BPN.Prior to her current position, Andrea became part of the first-ever cluster-oriented structure implemented by a media agency network, as Chief Operating Officer, World Markets at IPG Mediabrands. In merely a year since the creation of World Markets, the cluster won approximately a thousand new accounts worldwide and was bestowed with more than 80 international awards and recognitions during its first semester.Andrea joined the IPG Mediabrands family in 2009 as President of UM, Latin America, where she achieved outstanding business results, with more than 80 top advertisers joining the agency, including Chrysler, Microsoft, Direct TV, Falabella, Nextel, and Pizza Hut, among others.Prior to joining the IPG Mediabrands family, Andrea led the new business development unit at OMG Latin American.

Roberta-RaggiRoberta Raggi has been appointed Headway Digital’s Peru new office sales representative.Raggi, who leads the team in that country, has a degree in Business Administration. His experience in the field of digital advertising nourished by its passage through recognized companies they worked before: Fox, i-network (Microsoft Advertising) and Peru.com.

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