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descarga (1)Wyndham Hotel Group announced the expansion of its regional sales team with the addition of new team members: Rafael Vazquez Pico and Felipe Novais.

 

 

 

Rafael Vazquez PicoWith more than 30 years of industry experience, Vazquez Pico joins as senior director of sales and will be based in Miami, reporting to Paulo Pena, president and managing director for Wyndham Hotel Group’s Latin America and Caribbean region. As the new region sales leader for Latin America and the Caribbean, Vazquez Pico will be responsible for developing and strategically managing the business-to-business division of Wyndham’s Global Sales Organization, growing business into and within Wyndham’s fastest growing region.

 

 

 
AAEAAQAAAAAAAAjoAAAAJGI2OTIwYWQzLWZmY2YtNGU0Mi04YjFmLWNiM2ZhYTU0MzNjZgReporting to Vazquez Pico is Felipe Novais, regional sales director, based in Brazil. Novais will be responsible for global sales across the Southern Cone of South America, establishing and developing strategic customer relationships.

 

 

Ericsson Latin American & the Caribbean has announced new business units and a global restructuring of the company:

descarga (2)Jan Karlsson has been appointed IT and Cloud Vice President, Latin America and the Caribbean. Karlsson joined Ericsson in July 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

descarga (3)Robert Pajos has been appointed Vice President of Network Services, Latin America and the Caribbean.

 

 

 

 

 

 

descarga (4)Eduardo Castañon is the new Vice President of Network Products, Latin America and the Caribbean.

 

 

 

 

 

descarga (5)Medovex Corp., a developer of medical technology products, announced that the Company has hired Mr. Juan Davila as Director Sales & Marketing for their DenerveX™ division of the business.Mr. Davila is a Sales & Marketing leader with more than over 20 years of experience in the Latin-American Market.Davila will be developing and implementing an overall corporate sales, marketing and strategy, directly engaging and managing all future Medovex Distributors throughout the Americas. Prior to accepting this position, Davila established his own consulting firm with focus on the Latin American Healthcare Market and worked for Worldwide well known Medical Technology Companies like Valleylab (former Tyco/U.S Surgical/Pfizer) as General Manager Latin America.

 

descarga (6)Gabriela Sigal has been named director of trading at Starcom MediaVest Group, leading a new service area within the agency.

 

 

 

PAULI_2Paulina Parra, who until now was serving as CEO of MediaCom Colombia, is the new CEO of GroupM Colombia. She will replace Maria Esparza, who retired after two decades at MediaCom. Sebastian Farfán will replace Parra at Mediacom.

 

 

 

 

 

AAEAAQAAAAAAAAWPAAAAJDYzMjA4MWM5LWI5ZjktNDJlZC05MmUyLWNjZWZkNTUxYTQ2NwJorge Becerra has been appointed strategic planning vice president at DDB Colombia.

 

 

 

 

27e11b3Former Zenith worldwide account director Nick Gyss has joined L’Oreal as international media director for its Consumer Products Division.He will handle media for L’Oreal’s consumer brands, including L’Oreal Paris, Garnier and Maybelline New York.

 

 

 

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proxyVariety has hired Betsie Batista as National Sales Director for Variety Latino. Batista, who most recently led new business development for ESPN Multimedia Sales & Sponsorships, will be based in Variety’s Gotham offices where she will lead all of Variety Latino’s sales initiatives.Batista was at People en Espanol prior to her post at ESPN. Before that, she was the Advertising Sales Director for the number one Spanish Language Sports Publication ESPN Deportes La Revista where she led sales and new business sales nationally with key account strategies for over 4 years.

 

Marcus_ReynagaBack in November 2015, Marcus Reynaga was appointed Director- American Fashion, Grooming & Retail @ Esquire Magazine and Esquire.com at Hearst. Before that Reynaga worked at Variety Latino as Managing Director, Advertising.

 

 

 

 

cca1295452ea517cc9719233ba42024f_400x400Univision Communications Inc. announced the appointment of Ismael Martínez as News Director for Univision Austin. He will be based in Austin, reporting to Vice President and General Manager of Univision Austin Danny Lowry.Martínez most recently served as News and Operations Supervisor for KWEX 41 Univision San Antonio.Prior to his work for Univision San Antonio, Martínez served under numerous capacities at Univision Austin’s KAKW 62 from 2003 to 2014. During this time, he worked as news director, executive producer, and assignments director & producer.Martínez earned a Bachelor of Journalism & Broadcast News, in addition to a Bachelor of Science in Radio, Television and Film at the University of Texas at Austin.

 

image003Univision News announced that Patsy Loris has been promoted to executive vice president of news and executive news director. In her new role, Loris will now lead the programming efforts for all Univision Network news shows, including the three editions of its national newscast, “Noticiero Univision” (evening), “Noticiero Univision Edición Nocturna” (late night) and “Noticiero Univision Fin de Semana” (weekend), the newsmagazines “Primer Impacto,” “Aquí y Ahora” and “Crónicas de Sábado” as well as the Sunday morning political show “Al Punto.” She will continue reporting to Daniel Coronell, president of Univision News.Loris joined the Univision family in 1988.

 

 

Telemundo announced the promotion of Angel Domenech to Vice President of Creative Strategy. He will oversee the strategic creative approach, development and execution of the network’s high profile launches and overall branding initiatives for Telemundo Network. Domenech will report to Aileen Angulo-Merciel, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Creative, Telemundo.Domenech joined Telemundo in 2007.

 

 

 

 

27e11b3Former Zenith worldwide account director Nick Gyss has joined L’Oreal as international media director for its Consumer Products Division.He will handle media for L’Oreal’s consumer brands, including L’Oreal Paris, Garnier and Maybelline New York.

 

 

 

 

AAEAAQAAAAAAAAaQAAAAJDI1YTVkODQ2LWY4ZTQtNGE0YS04YWUzLTdjYzA0NTliZWY4ZQPeter Kim is leaving his post as CEO of The Barbarian Group, part of Chiel Worldwide.

 

 

 

310f94b3-cdc4-4c5a-b61c-66c4dcaa2c52Steve Crowe has been named VP of consumer marketing at Meredith Corp. He was most recently VP, chief operating officer and general manager at Hallmark Data Systems. Prior to that, he was VP of consumer marketing at Time Inc.

 

 

 

beIN SPORTS announced new Conference USA programming surrounding the 2016 college football season. Viewers can tune into beIN SPORTS to catch expert analysis during a 30 minute pre-game show, half-time show, and post-game show, along with in-game, play-by-play commentary. Former NFL stars, Donovan McNabb, O.J. McDuffie, Brett Romberg, and Ki-Jana Carter have joined the beIN team to add to the Conference USA commentary and analysis.

 

 

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MSC Cruceros has made some changes in its regional management structure:

descarga (6)Javier Massignani, current Marketing Director in Argentina, will be the new Executive Director of the company in that country.

 

 

 

 

 

descarga (7)Adrián Ursilli has been appointed Executive Director for Brazil.

They will both report directly to Gianni Onorato, CEO of MSC Cruises.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AAEAAQAAAAAAAAikAAAAJDVmODZjNjA3LTAxMGEtNDUyYy1iYzhkLWUzYTJmYTE1OTdlZgGustavo Lara is Mars Chile new General Manager after 15 years at Unilever.Lara will be responsible for leading the transformation of the company in Chile and  developing the company’s full potential in that country. Recently, he served as Latin America Marketing Director and Corporate Affairs of Mead Johnson.

 

 

 

 

descarga (5)Elton Longhi is the New Account Executive Director of  FCB BRAZIL.In this new role, Longhi will split its responsibilities with Cristiane Pereira, recently promoted to the same position. The executive worked for agencies like AlmapBBDO, Neogamabbh, Africa, Talent and Wieden + Kennedy.

 

 

 

 

 

2fa82fbVilhena Juliana Nascimento is the new account general director at R/GA Brazil. The executive will report to Fabiano Coura, VP and general manager of the agency. The executive worked for brands such as Visa, Bradesco Seguros, HP, Nestle and Nivea.

 

 

 

 

AAEAAQAAAAAAAAZQAAAAJDUwMjBjZjM1LTdkNDMtNGZiOS05NmU3LTY3YTg0Y2YwZjJlYQPacific World, leading global DMC and Event Management company, has appointed Erica Hegarty as Head of Sales for LATAM.

 

 

 

 

 

27e11b3Nick Gyss,former account director at ZenithOptimedia, has joined L’Oreal as international media director.He will handle media for L’Oreal’s consumer brands, including L’Oreal Paris, Garnier and Maybelline New York.

 

 

 

 

 

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