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Jacqueline Bracamontes, an important figure of Latin American television, has signed a multi-project long-term deal with Telemundo to include hosting and her return to acting. She will host the new primetime sports and entertainment show “Viva el Mundial y Más”, and will be joined by Karim Mendiburu of “Titulares y Más.”





Veteran programming executive Suzanne Scott was named CEO of Fox News. She has been with Fox News since its launch in 1996, and now she will be the first female chief executive the unit has ever had.






Campbell Soup chief executive officer Denise Morrison is retiring from her role, which she’s held since 2011. Her retirement is effective immediately. Keith McLoughlin, a member of the company’s board since 2016, has been named interim chief executive.





AdMarketplace, the search advertising technology company, appointed Ariff Quli as its new Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Quli brings extensive industry experience to adMarketplace’s sales and marketing teams and a proven track record of driving growth.





Kris Magel is leaving IPG Mediabrands’ Initiative for a role at Dentsu Aegis Network. Magel was shifted into the role of East Coast president over a year ago to handle accounts such as Merck, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Arby’s and Papa John’s.





Arc Worldwide has named Elizabeth Harris chief strategy officer, North America. In her role, she will join the executive leadership team, reporting to Soche Picard, chief executive officer, Arc Worldwide North America.





Lisa De Bonis, one of the founding partners of Work Club, which was acquired by Havas in 2014, has left to take a managing director role at Accenture. She will focus on strategic accounts and on scaling Accenture Interactive’s creative futures offer.





Manny Ruiz, who founded Hispanicize Media Group, is stepping down to start a new business venture. “I am encouraged that the original Hispanicize partners will remain to scale the company in collaboration with our CEO Joe Uva, a very capable management team and a dedicated board of directors,” says Ruiz. “Although I will not be day to day at HMG, I am not fully leaving the company.”




Huge has announced seven new executive roles in the wake of co-founder Aaron Shapiro’s departure earlier this year. He stepped aside in March and appointed Michael Koziol as CEO. The new additions are (L to R): Gela Fridman, president, technology; Derek Fridman, chief design officer; Michael Horn, chief data officer; Holly Mason, president, Brooklyn; Jason Musante, chief creative officer; Alexandra Lutz, chief strategy officer; and Thomas Prommer, president, platform strategy.



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Tony Weisman has been appointed U.S. chief marketing officer at Dunkin Donuts. He was most recently North America CEO at DigitasLBi. His former agency handled the Dunkin Donuts account for more than six years.The appointment is effective later this month.Weisman will lead marketing, product innovation, field marketing, consumer insights and advertising, as well as the brand’s digital and consumer packaged goods (CPG) initiatives. He will serve on Dunkin’ Brands leadership team and report to Dunkin’ Donuts U.S. president David Hoffman.




Alan Wexler, global co-CEO at Publicis.Sapient, will also oversee DigitasLBi North America until a replacement for Weisman is named. Both agencies are part of Publicis Groupe. Weisman held his Digitas position since 2013. Prior to that he was CMO of Draft Worldwide. He also held assorted positions at Leo Burnett.




Hispanicize Media Group (HMG) announced the appointment of Joe Uva as Chairman & CEO.  Uva’s first order of business will be to integrate the original HMG assets – the Hispanicize events, DiMe Media and Hispanic Kitchen – into the fully acquired platforms of Exit 7 and LatinaMoms.com.







Peter Rice, chairman/CEO of Fox Networks Group, has been added to his current role the title of president of 21st Century Fox, which includes the Fox film business unit.Rice will continue to oversee Fox Networks Group as chairman/CEO — a position he has held since 2012, reporting to 21st Century Fox Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch and CEO James Murdoch.




Argentinian native Tito Melega has been appointed WPP’s dedicated Ford agency Global Team Blue global chief creative officer.  Melega, who has nearly two decades of U.S. auto ad agency experience, assumes the role as the automaker enters a critical advertising phase. Global Team Blue has 52 offices across six continents and is headquartered in Ford’s corporate campus in Dearborn, Mich. Melega replaces Toby Barlow, with whom GTB parted ways earlier this year. Melega officially starts in GTB’s Dearborn office on Sept. 11.




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