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descarga-3India’s Zee Entertainment Enterprises has appointed former executives from BBC Worldwide, NBCUniversal and HBO Latin America to lead its fledgling Miami-based operation.The executive team will oversee Zee’s programming and marketing strategies for the US Hispanic market and Latin America. The hires come after Zee launched its own Spanish-language Bollywood movie channel, Zee Mundo, in the US earlier this year.



descarga-4Javier López Casella, a former VP of distribution and development at the commercial arm of UK pubcaster the BBC, has been appointed general manager.






2c3129aAlfredo Bellido, has been named chief operating officer, having previously worked for firms such as Yahoo!, Viacom and NBCUniversal.







15daa7aSpanish and Latin American television veteran David Caban has joined as director of programming, having recently worked at AMC Networks Latin America and before that at HBO.






descarga-5Former BBC Worldwide Channels and MGM Networks Latin America exec Rolando Figueroa has been appointed director of marketing and digital media.





Zee, which claims to reach more than one billion viewers globally, also plans to expand into Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, Peru and Chile.




aaeaaqaaaaaaaafzaaaajdyzmdjinjizlty1ngutndjhyi1hngm1lti4odqwmzq5mdc0nqGrey has picked Alain Groenendaal, chief executive of its business in Latin America, to oversee its markets in Europe following David Patton’s appointment as global president for Y&R. Groenendaal’s replacement as chief of Grey’s Latin America business will be announced in the coming weeks, the company said.





descarga-3Inclusion Services, a technological innovation international company, has appointed Pablo Valles as its new Sales Director in Argentina. Prior to this position, he served as Country Manager for ADEPCON in Chile and as Manager for South America and the Caribbean in SAP.






430192logoFunrise, Inc. announced two executive appointments to accelerate the company’s brand growth strategy and drive international expansion.


430191Randy Shoemaker has been appointed Vice President Global Brand Marketing, leading the global development, consumer marketing, and retail promotion of all Funrise brands. Mr. Shoemaker joins Funrise from Lionsgate. He will be based out of Funrise’s Los Angeles office and will oversee a Global Brand Marketing team with a strong focus on expanding the company’s internal portfolio of proprietary and licensed brands.




430190Martin Good joins Funrise as Vice President International, leading the company’s rapid international expansion across Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. As a seasoned business leader with more than 25 years of international sales and operations experience, Good will assume responsibility for managing Funrise’s pre-existing global sales and supply chain operations while actively spearheading the company’s expansion into new markets. Good previously held senior executive positions at Zenixx, AtGames Cloud and THQ.

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LuxHub, Havas’ luxury marketing unit, is about to launch a Latin America unit  out of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The LuxHub Latin America will be based in Buenos Aires and have offices in Mexico City and Sao Paulo.
“We are launching LuxHub in Latin America, and Havas is fortunate to be media AOR in LatAm for a range of luxury clients, ” says Tammy Smulders, Global Managing Director of Havas LuxHub based in London, UK. (Check out our interview with Smulders).


jjSabre Corporation, the technology provider to the global travel industry, announced the appointment of Ricardo Carreón as vice president of Travel Network in the Latin America and Caribbean region, and head of its newly created Latin America headquarters office in Montevideo, Uruguay. Carreón has extensive technology background leading commercial strategies and business development for renowned U.S. companies operating overseas, including Intel and Novell. Most recently, he was the general manager of Caribbean and Latin America for NCR Corporation. He will report directly to Jay Jones.Thousands of businesses operating in the Latin America and Caribbean’s travel industry will benefit from Sabre’s new regional headquarters with dedicated teams and resources.


tom-kershawRubicon Project, which operates one of the largest advertising marketplaces in the world, announced it has named Tom Kershaw to its global leadership team where he will serve as Chief Product & Engineering Officer, effective immediately. Kershaw brings more than twenty-five years of relevant tech and advertising industry experience including more than a decade spent leading product development and engineering teams at global innovation leaders, including Google, where he most recently served as Director of Product Management for Google Ads and Commerce.Mr. Kershaw will be based at Rubicon Project’s headquarters in Los Angeles where he will directly report to Rubicon Project’s President, Gregory R. Raifman.



descarga-4Ricoh Mexicana has appointed Jesús García Santos new General Director to further strengthen the Japanese multinational company position in the country. Ricoh Mexicana has been led for by Jairo Mendez Munar for the past seven years. Mendez Munar will remain in the management team as Regional Vice President in charge of Ricoh Mexico & Colombia.





2f8e917Inclusion Services has appointed Pablo Valles as its new marketing director in Argentina. Prior to this appointment, Valles served as Country Manager for Chile in ADEPCON, and Industry & Solution Principals Manager for South America and the Caribbean in SAP.





descarga-5Carmen Fernandez de Alarcón is the new CEO of Havas Worldwide Spain. Fernandez de Alarcón will continue to lead the Sport and Entertainment (SE) division and will combine this new role with her other role as Head of Global Business Transformation, which she has been holding for five years.


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