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iProspect has promoted Brittany Richter to SVP, Head of Products and Services. Reporting to Michael Gullaksen, Chief Operating Officer at iProspect US, Richter is responsible for overseeing the delivery of all products and services at the agency, including search, social, SEO and display.

 

 

 

 

Iván Adaime has been appointed CEO of ImpreMedia. He previously occupied the position of Executive Vice President, Digital. Adaime succeeds Gabriel Dantur, who led the company since January 1, 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

Romina Rosado has been promoted to SVP, Digital Media at Telemundo, barely three months after joining the company as SVP of Noticias and Digital News. She’ll now lead digital, social, and mobile experiences for Hispanic audiences in the U.S. and abroad. Meanwhile, Borja Perez, who previously filled this role, assumes the newly-created position of SVP, Revenue Strategy, and Innovation.

 

 

 

Ogilvy has appointed Piyush Pandey to the role of Global Chief Creative officer, replacing Tham Khai Meng who was dismissed earlier this year following an internal investigation. Pandey is chairman of the group’s India office and will retain his current responsibilities but will also be tasked with upping the quality of creativity across the  Ogilvy network. He will remain based in Mumbai.

 

 

 

 

Lynn Lewis has been appointed UM‘s new U.S. CEO, confirms the division of IPG Mediabrands. Lewis, who has worked at the shop for 15 years and held multiple positions, most recently served as UM’s East Coast regional president and global CMO.

 

 

 

 

Nigel Vaz, chief executive EMEA and APAC for Publicis.Sapient, is to succeed Sarah Golding as the president of the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA). Vaz will pick up the mantle from Golding, who is chief executive and partner at The &Partnership, when her two-year term comes to an end in March.

 

 

 

 

After almost four decades with Unilever, Chief Marketing Officer Keith Weed is to retire from the business. Weed will leave the role in May next year. Unilever has not yet announced a new CMO.

 

 

 

 

 

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

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Unilever’s Keith Weed has been named president by The Advertising Association. Weed has spent most of his career at Unilever, first joining in 1983, and holding roles including marketing director and UK chairman.

 

 

 

 

Ewen Sturgeon has resigned as chief operating officer at Publicis.Sapient International to pursue opportunities outside the marketing industry after 26 years of agency life.

 

 

 

 

 

Facebook has named Mark D’Arcy as vice president of global business marketing and chief creative officer. In this role, he will oversee all marketing functions for the global business marketing organization.

 

 

 

 

Advertising industry veteran Bunker Sessions has been hired by Extreme Reach as vice president of Sell-Side Solutions. Sessions will be spearheading the development and deployment of Extreme Reach’s new sell-side solutions, addressing the creative sourcing needs of programmers and publishers.

 

 

 

 

Republica announced the promotion of Melissa Richter Bartolini to senior vice president and chief strategy officer. Before Republica, Bartolini worked at Razorfish and McCann Worldgroup.

 

 

 

 

 

Anheuser Busch In-Bev has appointed Pedro Earp as their new global CMO. Earp will now not only be the company’s global CMO but he will also be ZX Ventures officer.

 

 

 

 

 

Katharine Newby-Grant has been promoted to marketing director by Procter & Gamble. She will now oversee marketing for P&G in Northern Europe. Katharine joined the company in 2000.

 

 

 

 

Michael Murray has joined Wunderman as president and chief product officer. His mission will be to drive Wunderman’s data strategy. Murray comes from ItemMaster where he served as chief executive.

 

 

 

 

 

Mitú has laid off their CEO Herb Scannell, a television industry veteran who once ran Nickelodeon and BBC Worldwide North America, as well as Mitú president and co-founder, Beatriz Acevedo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tonia O’Connor has resigned as chief revenue officer for Univision. O’Connor joined Univision in January 2008 and she had spent 13 years at Gemstar-TV Guide before joining Univision.