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Headway Digital has appointed Sebastián Yoffe as SVP, Business Development. Moving from Buenos Aires to New York City, he’ll be responsible for the firm’s business development in the U.S.

 

 

 

 

Oath has named Steve Guillén as new Account Director, U.S. Hispanic. In this role, Guillén will oversee Oath’s sales portfolio for the West Coast region.

 

 

 

 

 

Walton Isaacson has promoted Christine Villanueva to Chief Strategy and Brand Officer. In this newly-created position, Villanueva is charged with leading and building out a next-generation global strategy function at the agency as well as overseeing all branding efforts on behalf of clients.

 

 

 

 

Irwin Gotlieb, executive leader and former CEO at WPP media agency GroupM is stepping down as global chairman. He will become a senior advisor to GroupM parent WPP. He served as GroupM’s CEO from its 2003 founding until 2012, when he transitioned to the global chairman role.

 

 

 

 

Haymarket has appointed Lindsay Stein as editor of Campaign U.S. The industry veteran joins Campaign after two and a half years at Ad Age as an agency reporter.

 

 

 

 

Andrew Mortimer, Sky’s director of media, has moved from the marketing group to the newly-created role of director of client strategy for Sky Media. In this role, he will be tasked with building “deeper relationships” with clients.

 

 

 

 

 

Arc, Leo Burnett’s retail and shopper marketing agency, has announced that Soche Picard has joined the company as chief executive officer for North America. In her new role, Picard will develop the commerce pillar of the agency’s positioning platform, culture, context, and commerce.

 

 

 

 

Quantcast, owner of the world’s largest AI-driven audience behavior platform for the open Internet, has announced the appointment of Sam Barnett as its first Chief Product Officer to oversee the development and growth of the company’s product portfolio.

 

 

 

 

 

Strategic creative shop Swift has announced that it is repositioning its chief operations officer and 10-year vet of the agency, Maren Elliott, into a new role as chief talent officer. She will now be responsible for overseeing retention, recruitment and employee development strategies.

 

 

 

 

New York-based creative agency SS+K announced today that it has named Feh Tarty as its new chief creative officer.

 

 

 

 

 

USA Today has announced that Maribel Perez Wadsworth will become the publisher of the daily publication, effective immediately. Wadsworth has replaced John Zidich, who announced his planned retirement in November.

 

 

 

WPP out-of-home (OOH) and experiential-focused agency Kinetic North America is reshaping its leadership team. With CEO David Krupp leaving at the end of the month to pursue an unspecified new role, Kinetic North America promoted Michael Lieberman (right) and Cedric Bernard (left) to roles as co-CEOs.

 

 

 

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

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Silvina Garcia was promoted from VP to senior VP of media planning and multiplatform strategy at Univision Communications. She has been with Univision since 2012.

Richard Lennox has joined Macy’s as chief marketing officer. He succeeds Martine Reardon who left in May. Lennox was previously senior VP and CMO at Toys R Us. Prior to that he held executive roles at Zales and JWT.

image002reVolver Podcasts announces Mark Taffet, one of the most important television executives in boxing history and a pioneer in the boxing pay-per-view model, as a strategic advisor. Mark Taffet joined HBO in 1983 and in 1990 launched HBOPPV. After 32 years in HBO, Taffet launched his own company, Mark Taffet Media LLC (MTM), in January 2016 where he serves as president. Taffet earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Rutgers University.

 

cousoMercy Hospital, a facility of HCA East Florida, has appointed Monica Couso as director of Marketing and Public Relations. In her new role, Couso is responsible for the development and implementation of marketing and communications plans for the facility, brand and service line marketing to consumers, strategic planning, external public relations and community outreach.Couso has more than 20 years of experience in communication, advertising/marketing, public relations and media management with a focus on the United States Hispanic market. Prior to joining Mercy Hospital, she held the position of marketing manager at Hialeah Hospital.Couso holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication degree from the University of Miami.

 

 

a09728ef67bc7451_orgTelemundo Phoenix / KTAZ announced that Octavio Pulido has been named Weekend News Anchor for Noticiero Telemundo Arizona, effective immediately.  Noticiero Telemundo Arizona airs Saturday and Sundays at 4:30 PM and 10 PM and is simulcast on Telemundo Tucson / KHRR.  Pulido will make his on-air debut on September 3.Pulido joins Telemundo Phoenix after working as an Associate News Producer, Video Journalist and fill-in Anchor at Univision Arizona / KTVW since 2011. Before this, Pulido also worked as a contributing writer and photographer for the San Diego Union-Tribune.Pulido earned a bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Texas at El Paso. Pulido is a member of the Arizona Latino Media Association and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.

 

 

BFA_7839_923747-800x4702Kevin Martinez has joined Time Inc. as VP, group sales director for InStyle and StyleWatch. He was most recently publisher and chief revenue officer at Maxim. He succeeds Patrick Connors, who left the company. Prior to Maxim, Martinez served as publisher of Condé Nast magazine Details.

 

 

176a381Walton Issacson,New York, has appointed Christine Villanueva as senior VP, head of strategy. She was previously executive VP, strategy and analytics director at McCann New York.

 

 

 

 

 

AAEAAQAAAAAAAAleAAAAJDExMmU0ODY1LTBjOGYtNGVjZS1iMWE2LTZhYmMzNmZhY2U1YwBonin Bough is no longer chief media and e-commerce officer at Mondelez International. Bough joined Mondelez in 2012. Prior to that he was global director of social media at PepsiCo.

 

 

 

 

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