Evelyn Adames


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Nigel Morris, currently serving as a Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer ofthe Dentsu Aegis Network, has announced that he will step down from his position as of March, after 26 years at the company.







Publicis Media has announced the appointment of veteran Lauren Hanrahan to the role of CEO of Zenith US, Moxie, and MRY. In this role, she will be responsible for transforming Zenith’s roster of clients and accelerating the growth of the agency. Based in New York, she will report to Tim Jones, CEO, Publicis Media Americas, and succeeds Sean Reardon.







Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios has tapped former NBCUniversal and Nexstar Media Group executive Tom O’Brien as President of The Weather Channel, effective immediately. O’Brien also will hold the title of EVP of Allen Media, LLC. In his new position, O’Brien will oversee all television and digital operations of The Weather Channel television network and its streaming service Local Now.





Meredith Starkey has joined the Carolina Panthers as Chief Marketing Officer. Starkey prevoiusly spent nearly 10 years at T-Mobile, where she was Vice President of Marketing – Sponsorships and Events. Starkey will begin her new role in late March.





Cynthia Dickson is now Executive Director, Marketing & Media Strategy, at Native Tongue Communications, a new agency that has an exclusive partnership with OMD.






Prisa Brand Solutions has announced the appointment of Evelyn Adames, based in New York, and Edith Carranza, based in Miami, to lead the company’s sales strategy and business development in the United States.



Evelyn Adames brings more than 10 years of experience in guiding brand development using a total market approach. She has worked with Cox Media Group, Latina Media Ventures, and Spark Foundry, where she managed the clients’ accounts and strategic planning for advertisers and agencies.





Edith Carranza brings more than 20 years of experience in the U.S. and Latin American media industry. Prior to joining Prisa Brand Solutions, Carranza worked with Hola TV as the head of advertising sales, where she structured and set up new advertising sales business units, increasing ad revenue streams year after year.





Isobar promoted Ricardo Salema from Executive Creative Director to the newly created role of Chief Creative Officer for the U.S. He joined the agency 12 years ago.

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Dentsu Aegis Network chief executive Jerry Buhlmann is to step down on 31 December after 9 years on the role. He will be succeeded by Tim Andree, executive chairman at DAN who is also an executive vice president of parent Dentsu and a member of its board of directors. Buhlmann will continue as a special advisor.




Starbucks has laid off an undisclosed number of senior executives since September. CEO Kevin Johnson said that the layoffs, which represent about 5% of Starbucks’s corporate workforce, were the result of shifting strategies. These included the removal of seven executives, including Pam Greer, SVP of global strategy, insights and analytics; and Aimee Johnson, SVP of customer relationship management. Meanwhile, five recent additions made to the leadership page included Emily Chang, listed as SVP of U.S. marketing. Chang had previously been CMO of Starbucks China since June 2017.


Telemundo 47 has added Rosarina Bretón and Eliecer Marte to its news reporting team. The hires were announced after the station dropped two other reporters. A spokesperson confirmed Fernando Gómez and Nadia Torres are no longer with the company.



Evelyn Adames is now Senior Sales Director at SABIO mobile. She previously filled the role of National Digital Account Director, Multicultural, at Mundo Hispanico.






DDB worldwide CEO Wendy Clark has stepped down from the Time’s Up Advertising steering committee, but remains a member of the group.






Luisa Fairborne is now Chief Revenue Officer at TuVisionCanal.com.






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Emilio Azcárraga Jean is leaving the position of CEO at Grupo Televisa after being at the helm of the Mexican media company for 20 years. Azcárraga Jean will continue leading the long-term strategy of the firm as Executive Chairman of the Board and will continue to have direct responsibility for Televisa’s soccer business, including the America soccer team, as well as for Fundación Televisa. These changes will take effect on January 1, 2018.The Board of Directors of Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. appointed Bernardo Gomez and Alfonso de Angoitia as co-Chief Executive Officers of Televisa, reporting to the Board of Directors.



Jenna Silver has been promoted Univision VP of Ad Sales Marketing, effective immediately. Jenna will oversee a team of marketing and creative professionals to continue driving awareness and stature of Univision and the Hispanic opportunity with marketers, media and creative agencies .She will also continue to develop b2b ad sales thought leadership strategies thru oversight of Univision’s corporate website Univision.net, @Hispanic411 Twitter handle, blogs and case studies among others.





Evelyn Adames has started a new position as National Account Director of Cox Media Group’s Mundohispanico.com. Prior to this appointment, Adames was Integrated Account Executive at Latina Media Ventures for almost 3 years.






Erika Dale has joined the American Association of Advertising Agencies as senior VP, business development. She was previously VP and group creative director at SS+K and also served as an account director of integrated marketing at Y&R New York.






Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) has named Jennifer Rogers as senior vice president of Creative Services, UCI’s full-service internal advertising and media agency that manages all cross-channel promotions and advertising inventory across all of Univision’s broadcast, cable and radio properties. Rogers will oversee creative and production services of all revenue generating divisions of UCI. She will continue to be based in Miami and report to Joni Fernandez, SVP of Creative Services and the UCI Agency. Rogers will lead a team that will provide strategic solutions for in-Company clients such as sales, distribution and enterprise development divisions, as well as UCI’s advertising partners, impacting revenue growth and cost management.Prior to UCI, Rogers was Director of Sales Marketing and Production for the NBC Network.




Mondelez International has appointed Glen Walter executive vice president and president, North America.Walter joins Mondelez from Coca-Cola Co., where he most recently was CEO of Coca-Cola Industries China. Previously, he was president and COO for Coca-Cola in North America, and prior to that, president of InBev USA.





Alan Burguis has left his position as CEO of Havas San Francisco, after 10 years with the agency, Agency Spy reports. His position will not be filled, and the agency will instead be overseen by two managing directors – Ernie Lageson and Monette Hagopian. 





Gian Fulgoni is stepping down from his position as CEO of comScore on Jan. 31, 2018. He is co-founder of the media measurement company. The comScore board, headed by chair Sue Riley, will conduct a search for a successor to Fulgoni.






Kumer Galhotra, president of Ford’s Lincoln division, has been given the additional role of chief marketing officer for Ford. He will assume the responsibilities of Stephen Odell, executive VP of global marketing, sales and service for Ford, who is stepping down. Galhotra has been with Ford since 1988, working his way up the corporate ladder.