Olivia Maloney


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

Jose Espinoza is joining Mercury Mambo, a Hispanic shopper marketing and experiential agency headquartered in Austin, Texas.  Espinoza joins Mercury Mambo as VP of Strategy and Business Development and will contribute his strategic experience and insights to new business acquisition and existing client growth opportunities.


Olivia Maloney has joined Google as Partner Business Solutions, Portada has learned.


Tim Mahoney
Tim Mahoney

Tim Mahoney is Chevrolet’s (GM) new global marketing chief. Effective April 1st 2013, Tim Mahoney will be joining Chevrolet as Chief Marketing Officer Global Chevrolet. Prior to this engagement, he was  with Volkswagen in capacity as Chief Product and Manufacturing Officer since 2011. Tim Mahoney  will be entrusted with finding new avenues for the brand to expand into and  thereby boost sales globally.



Univision Communications has brought in Mehul Nagrani to serve as its senior VP of digital operations, a newly created role. Nagrani will be responsible for maintaining Univision’s digital performance and financial goals. He will collaborate with department heads to help upgrade capabilities, improve operating vigor and meet the company’s digital video expectations for the year. Based in New York, he will work under Kevin Conroy, the president of Univision Interactive and Enterprise Development. In the past, Nagrani was a special assistant to Randy Falco, the CEO of Univision Communications. Before that he designed memory chips for Micron and processors for Intel.


Lia Silkworth
Lia Silkworth

Tapestry, a division of SMG Multicultural, announced that Lia Silkworth (photo), will  take on full leadership responsibilities as Executive Vice President and  Managing Director.Additionally, Danielle Gonzales, formerly Executive Vice President, Managing  Director at Tapestry, will take on a new role as Executive Vice President,  Managing Director at Starcom where she will provide leadership across some  of Starcom’s largest accounts.

Olivia Maloney has joined Google as Partner, Business Solutions, Portada has learned. Maloney, a former Batanga Media and AOL Latino executive, took to LinkedIn to list her new job at Google, where she started in February 2013.

Maloney was out of the Hispanic media circuit for over a year. Upon leaving her post at language-learning company Voxy in late 2011, she took a personal sabbatical, during which she traveled around the world.

A graduate of Brown University with a degree in Political Science and Hispanic Studies, Maloney served as Director of Hispanic Sales & Solutions for AOL Latino until 2010, after which she went to work at Batanga. At her new post, she is expected to work closely with another former AOL Latino executive, Mark López, who in 2010 was appointed Head of U.S. Hispanic Audience at Google.

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