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The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) has appointed Ramiro Cavazos as its next president and CEO. Cavazos is currently President and CEO of the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.





Kristen O’Hara has joined Snapchat as vice president of US Global Business Solutions. She joins from WarnerMedia where she held the role of  chief marketing officer for over seven years.



Mark Read has been appointed  chief executive officer by WPP. Prior to this, he held the role of global chief executive of Wunderman.





Robyn Tombacher has been named chief operations officer for the region by Wunderman. Tombacher’s previous role was head of operations for North America for the agency.





Netflix has hired Vernā Myers as vice president of inclusion strategy. Myers  will help devise and implement strategies that integrate cultural diversity, inclusion and equity into all aspects of Netflix’s operations worldwide.




Shawn O’Neal has joined Gain Theory to lead its North American operations. Prior to this, he was serving  as vp of global data marketing and analytics at CPG giant Unilever.






Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners has hired Matthew Curry as its new chief creative officer. He joins from 72andSunny where he was group creative director.







André Fernandez has joined the executive leadership team of tech company NCR as chief financial officer. He previously worked at CBS Radio where he led the effort to prepare the company for a potential IPO.





Latino Food Industry Association (LFIA) has a new President,  Lilly Rocha, founder of the Sabor Latino Food Industry Trade show. Her mission will be to lead the nation’s first national association representing Latinos involved in every aspect of the food industry.






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

 ::: Vicente Jubes – Medula Networks ::: Carolina Rivera – Yahoo :::  Gabriela Venczel – Mediacom::: Mark Read – WPP digital agency ::: Gastón Bigio -Cesar Agost Carreño – Ogilvy Latina :::  DDB Argentina – Bruno Macri – Juan Martínez Cima  :::

descarga (2)Vicente Jubes, until recently CEO at Medula Networks, has departed the online ad network targeting the U.S. Hispanic and Latin American marketplace.Read more.




descargaCarolina Rivera, who previously worked as Pan Regional Advertising Online Sales Lead at Microsoft Advertising, has joined Yahoo’s panregional team also as Pan Regional Sales Lead. She will report to Henry Zamarripa, Regional Sales Director-Latam & Emerging Markets.Read more.


loadMediaCom Argentina, a WPP Group’s media agency, has announced the addition of Gabriela Venczel as its new General Account Director. Venczel will contribute in the relationships between the agency and its clients, among which are Banco Santander Rio, Shell, Warner, Revlon, Sony Mobile, + Vision and Mostaza. It also will focus on generating new business.Gabriela Venczel has a degree in Advertising from Universidad Nacional de Lomas de Zamora. With an extensive background in media agencies, she worked for OMD and Universal McCann Argentina for top brands such as Danone, General Motors, MasterCard, American Airlines, Reebok, Johnson & Johnson, HBO, Coca-Cola brands, among others.

descarga (1)Mark Read will succeed Daniel Morel as global CEO of WPP digital agency giant Wunderman, effective Feb. 1.Mr. Read is CEO at WPP Digital, a role in which he will continue, and has been chairman of Wunderman since last year. He will step down from the board of WPP as he takes on leadership at Wunderman.Mr. Morel will become non-executive chairman.In his new role, Mr. Read will be based in London but spend time in all of Wunderman’s offices, in particular New York.

image_400x400After nearly six years leading Ogilvy Latina creativity, and after having positioned the agency as the most creative network in the region, Gastón Bigio, who left his role as DGC in Ogilvy Argentina to found agency David, is finally leaving Ogilvy’s regional creative direction to devote himself to his agency.


0f2d0ea46c63f00427ce9e68ae673972_400x400Bigio will be replaced by Cesar Agost Carreño, who will be based in Mexico and will work together with the network CEO, Marcos Golfari. With an extensive experience in Ogilvy Chile, Agost Carreño led the Latin-American network between 2006 and 2009. He joined Ogilvy’s mexican agency in October 2013 as Creative Vice President. Since last year, he has been part of the Consejo Mundial Creativo.


B8X7USJIAAAl0PIDDB Argentina has announced the addition of Bruno Macri and Juan Martínez Cima as creative directors. The duo was formed in 2010 at Young & Rubicam agency, where they worked for brands like Quilmes, DirecTV, Movistar, Alto Palermo, Apsa Centers, Journal Olé and Tulip.