People change positions, get promoted or move to other companies. Portada is here to tell you about it.
Carlos Holcombe / Rodolfo Núñez – Ogilvy México ::: Felipe De Stefani – Turner Internacional Argentina ::: José Luis Betancourt – Ingenia ::: Fernando Medin – Discovery Networks Latin America/US Hispanic ::: Geraldina Jiménez – SCLBITS ::: Eric Descombes – Y&R y Wunderman México ::: Germán Vera Márquez – Wacom :::
Carlos Holcombe is the new general creative director of Ogilvy México. He will report to Horacio Genolet, CEO and Nora Larios. Ogilvy also announced the hiring of Carolina Molano as account director for the Pfizer account in Mexico and Latin America. The executive will report to Genolet, regional leader of the Pfizer account.
Felipe de Stefani has been promoted to general manager of Turner Internacional Argentina (TIA). He will continue as Sr VP and general manager for Turner´s channels TBS veryfunny, Infinito, truTV, HTV, Glitz and MuchMusic.
Turner Argentina has 850 employees and broadcast to over 40 countries. Stefani will replace Whit Richardson, who will work from Atlanta, US, as executive VP of marketing and distribution.
José Luis Betancourt, ex president of JWT Mexico, has announced a partnership with Pablo Hernández O’ Hagan and Eduardo Bello to work with Ingenia. Ingenia has also opened a new office in the US. The agency works with clients like Bimbo, Visa, Coca-Cola Femsa, Diageo, La Bolsa Mexicana, Toyota, Henkel, La Costeña, Mondelés, Rotoplas.
Fernando Medin has been appointed executive vp of Discovery Networks Latin America/US Hispanics. Medin will continue working as general manager of Brazil and will report to Enrique Martínez, president and general director of DLA/USH and Canada.
Geraldina Jiménez is now a partner of SCLBITS and will also work as general director. Also, Mariana del Valle will be in charge of the creative direction and Leonardo Lambertini continuous as innovation and development director. Among SCLBITS clients are Telmex, Telcel, Motorola, McDonald´s, Atomix Magazine, Coca Cola, Nike de México, Evernote, Roshfrans, Conagra Foods and Aeroméxico.
Eric Descombes has left its position as president and general director of Y&R and Wunderman Mexico. Descombes is the second president that leaves a company of the WPP Group in Mexico (after Betancourt from JWT). Polo Garza, chairman of WPP, will replace him.