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130e65eJorge Rocha has been appointed Head of Performics LatAm at Publicis One.
Rocha has held the position of Digital Director Miami/Mobile Lead LatAm at Publicis One for the last 3 years. Prior to Publicis One, was Digital Director-Coca Cola at Starcom Mediavest Group for almost 3 years.

 

 

 

SANCHEZEmilio Sanchez is taking on a new challenge in his professional career as the Director of the EFE News Agency’s office in Mexico. Prior to this position, Sanchez was Director of Business Development at EFE News Miami for almost 3 years.

 

 

 

AAEAAQAAAAAAAAmTAAAAJDBiNTNkMDU5LTgxODEtNGVlMC1iYmMyLWNjOWY5M2U1OTI0ZQDiego Moreira is the new director of Platform Partnerships of Facebook Latin America. Moreira comes from IBM, where he was Program Director for IBM Watson. He will be based at the company’s regional headquarters in Sao Paulo and will report to Ime Archibong, Vice President of Facebook Product Partnerships. Moreira will lead a team focused on offering tools for developers in Latin America.

 

 

2088fc1Pietro Leone, until now CEO of Geometry Global EMEA network (Europe, Middle East and Africa), will take on the role of global COO of Geometry Intelligence, the network consulting division, from June 1st.Claus Adams, until now Cheil DACH’s senior VP, will replace Leone in his previous position, also reporting to Harding.

 

 

 

 

descarga (1)Imagine Communications is building up its roster of employees that make up its Caribbean and Latin America (CALA) team. The CALA team, led by head of sales Leonardo Emilio Gañán, has added Fernando Monetti, Eugenio Solda and Cesar Carabajal, as well as promoted Marino Guzman, Louise Moggio, Sergio Yañez, Guillermo Velasco Cuevas and Jose Luis Casas.

 

3002f81Monetti is joining Imagine’s CALA team in the role of channel manager, based in Miami and reporting directly to Gañán.

 

 

 

Solda, Guzman, Yañez and Carabajal have all been appointed as regional sales leaders:

24136deSolda will serve as the sales director for Brazil.

 

 

 

 

Guzman has been promoted to sales director for the Northern Cone region, which includes Central America, Caribbean, Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela.

Yañez’s promotion is to the role of sales director for Mexico.

0b8241aAnd the hire of Carabajal will have him serve as the sales director of the Southern Cone region, made up of Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay, Bolivia and Peru.

 

 

 

 

 

descarga (2)Fox Networks Group Content Distribution (FNGCD) has expanded its team with six new appointments, including staff from BBC Worldwide (BBCWW) and Endemol Shine Group:

 

descarga (3)Manuel Miguez has been named exec director of sales for Latin America and US Hispanic and will be based in Miami. He joins from BBCWW, where he worked across content sales in Latin America and US Hispanic, and before that was director of sales planning for Sony Pictures Television Distribution.BBCWW recently revealed it was moving away from channel distribution in Latin America and focusing its efforts on programme sales, with three networks set to close in the region as a result.

 

 

AAEAAQAAAAAAAAgdAAAAJGQyZmI5OTZkLWM2NjQtNDQ4My1iM2I3LWEzOTI1MjU3Y2RhZAJoining Miguez in the region will be Carolina Lozano, based in Colombia, who most recently served as a sales executive at local broadcaster RCN and is now sales associate manager for FNGCD in Latin America.

 

 

 

 

descarga (4)AMC Networks International has appointed Géraud Alazard as SVP of marketing, responsible for all AMCNI portfolio brands including AMC Global, SundanceTV Global and locally recognised channels.Last month, AMC Networks International announced that it is significantly boosting its regional growth in key markets with channel launches and new distribution deals across its brand portfolio. Networks including the flagship AMC network are launching on key pay-TV operators in Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe, Iberia and Africa to serve audiences with programming across multiple genres.

 

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130e65eJorge Rocha has been appointed Head of Performics LatAm at Publicis One.
Rocha has held the position of Digital Director Miami/Mobile Lead LatAm at Publicis One for the last 3 years. Prior to Publicis One, was Digital Director-Coca Cola at Starcom Mediavest Group for almost 3 years.

 

 

 

 

 

descarga (1)LBI Media, the minority owned Spanish language broadcasting company in the U.S. announced that it has appointed Liliana Aristizabal as vice president of sales and general sales manager for its flagship Estrella TV station KRCA in Los Angeles.In her new role, Aristizabal will be responsible for managing KRCA’s sales staff, growing the business, and strengthening client relationships for the station. She is also responsible for managing the day-to-day sales operations of the station. Aristizabal will report directly to Winter Horton, chief operating officer at LBI Media.Aristizabal, a seasoned Hispanic media executive, comes to LBI Media following a 17-year sales career at Telemundo, where she spent the last nine years in sales management.

 

 

 

C8MEsKKW0AAQrDJHavas Chicago snags advertising veteran Paul Hirsch as its new executive creative director. Paul joins Havas from Division of Labor, a two-time recipient of Advertising Age’s Small Agency of the Year award, where he held the positions of co-founder and creative director. With leadership roles at some of the country’s top ad agencies—Goodby Silverstein & Partners, Leo Burnett and McCANN, to name a few—Paul has worked on a wide array of categories including CPG, financial services, automotive, sports and technology.His previous client roster includes renowned brands like Ford, Nike, CamelBak, Live Nation, Dropbox, Visa, Microsoft, Coke and many more.
unnamedUnivision Communications Inc. (UCI), the media company serving Hispanic America, announced that Malek Robert (“Bobby”) Amirshahi has been named senior vice president, Corporate Communications, effective immediately. Amirshahi, who most recently served as Vice President, Public Relations at Time Warner Cable, will be based at UCI’s corporate headquarters in New York and will report to Rosemary Mercedes, Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer of UCI.Amirshahi will work closely with UCI’s corporate communications and investor relations teams to support and align and elevate the Company’s communications initiatives.

 

 

 

 

freddyTelemundo 39 Dallas-Fort Worth / KXTX announced that Freddy Oldenburg has been named Vice President of News for the station. In this role, he will be responsible for the overall performance of the station’s local newscasts and news department, as well as other local productions across multiple media platforms. Oldenburg’s first day with Telemundo 39 will be April 24.An Emmy-award winning journalist, Oldenburg is a news veteran that has more than 20 years of experience working in broadcast and journalism. He has held various newsroom positions with increasing responsibility at the national and local level. In addition, Oldenburg has helped launched new shows and newscasts for both Spanish and English-speaking markets in the U.S., Venezuela and Spain. Oldenburg joins Telemundo 39 after working as the Vice President of News for Telemundo 48 / KSTS in the Bay Area. Before this, he served as Assistant News Director for Telemundo 52 Los Angeles / KVEA.

 

 

 

RBKwpHtV_400x400Gregory Raifman has been appointed to the newly created position of president of Nexstar Digital, where he will lead the media company’s digital expansion and oversee digital advertising, among other duties that include identifying digital investment opportunities. Raifman joins Nexstar from Rubicon Project, where he served as president and will continue as a board member. Prior to that, he was founder, chairman and CEO of ad tech company Mediaplex.

 

Jorge Rocha has been appointed Head of Performics LatAm at Publicis One.

After almost 6 years of joining Publicis Groupe first in Mexico and then in the Latam Headquarters, Jorge has been assigned to be the “Performance Practice Lead” for Latam under the Performics agency. “Expansion plans are taking place as we speak, specifically on those Publicis One markets where we don’t have a Performics office yet,” Rocha notes.

Rocha has held the position of Digital Director Miami/Mobile Lead LatAm at Publicis One for the last 3 years. Prior to Publicis One, was Digital Director-Coca Cola at Starcom Mediavest Group for almost 3 years.