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Dataxu has announced the appointment of Raymond Dooley as Vice President of Corporate Marketing. Dooley will oversee a global team focused on bringing dataxu’s solutions to agencies, advertisers and media sellers. He will be based in dataxu’s New York office and report to Aaron Kechley.

 

 

 

 

Entravision announced it has rehired Mark Garcia as SVP of Integrated Marketing Solutions. Garcia, who was most recently Director of Sales at Nexstar Broadcasting in El Paso, will be based in McAllen and report to Lilly Gonzalez.

 

 

 

 

 

Laura Willis has returned to Pulpo Media as VP of Digital Sales. Willis will be based in New York and report to Solange Curutchet. She’ll be responsible for managing national sales in the U.S. She was most recently Director of Integrated Sales at Meredith/People en Español in New York. Before that, she was Senior Sales Director at Pulpo Media.

 

 

 

R/GA announced in an all-staff meeting that its founder, executive chairman and CEO Bob Greenberg, will officially step down from his position on Jan. 2. Sean Lyons, a company veteran who has served as U.S. president since 2015, will succeed Greenberg.

 

 

 

 

Rapha Vasconcellos has been named the leader of Facebook’s Global Creative Shop. He has been with Facebook for six years, heading up the company’s Creative Shop in two of its fastest-growing regions, Latin America and most recently, Asia Pacific. As head of Creative Shop, he’ll work closely with Facebook’s chief creative officer, Mark D’Arcy.

 

 

 

 

Twitter has hired ad-agency executive God-is Rivera as global director of culture and community, a new post created to help engage, spotlight and market to informal user groups. Twitter said Ms. Rivera will help advertisers connect effectively with various communities on the platform driving influential conversations under banners such as Feminist Twitter, Asian-American Twitter, Black Twitter, and NBA Twitter.

 

 

 

Vice’s creative agency Virtue is teaming with noted filmed director Robert Rodriguez and his El Rey Network for La Reyna, an agency designed to connect brands with U.S. Hispanics. Rodriguez himself will serve as creative chairman of the agency, supported by a team of creative directors pulled from the combined networks of Virtue and El Rey.

 

 

 

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John Eck is leaving his position as chief local media officer and EVP of technology, operations and engineering at Univision by the end of the month. Eck joined Univision in 2011 and previously worked at NBC Universal for 18 years.

 

 

 

 

Amy Marks has joined Live Nation Entertainment as its first executive vice president, head of integrated marketing for their  media and sponsorship division. Marks joins from Bloomberg Media where she was global marketing head.

 

 

 

 

 

Luis Silva Dias has been promoted to chief executive of FCB International. Silva Dias joined the company in 2014, and was considered the lead architect of the agency’s global rebrand.

 

 

 

 

Sage has promoted Ron McMurtrie to chief marketing officer. McMurtrie joined the company  in 2016 as executive vice president of customer marketing and previously worked at Recall, VCE  Cisco, EMC and VMware – First Data, Verizon and MCI.

 

 

 

 

Noel Franus has been appointed executive creative director by R/GA San Francisco. Franus joins from Comrade, where he held the role of interim chief experience officer.

 

 

 

 

 

Aviel Eidels has joined Cultura Colectiva as U.S. country manager. He joins from Univision Communications Inc. where he worked as director, digital media sales.

 

 

 

 

 

José Luis Pérez Rodríguez has started a new position as distribution manager at Aeromexico. He joins the airline from Volaris where he served as chief of  marketing performance.

 

 

 

 

 

Media executive Boris Gartner has been named chief executive officer of LaLiga North America. Gartner joins from Televisa Mexico where he was head of strategy and operations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Publicis Groupe chief data officer Jason Kodish has announced he’s stepping down after 13 years. Kodish first joined Publicis-owned Digitas in 2006, where he most recently served as global chief data scientist before he was repositioned last year as chief data officer.

 

 

 

 

 

Dentsu Aegis Network announced the appointment of Annette Warring to the role of Executive Client President for the General Motors (GM) account. Warring has more than 25 years of industry experience and a proven-track record for successfully taking top global brands to the next level.

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

 

Mike Tasevski has been promoted to VP, Market Development at Mastercard.

 

 

 

 

 

Christine Removille has joined Dentsu Aegis Network’s Carat as global president.  She will be responsible for supporting clients looking to re-position and boost digital interaction with consumers.

 

 

 

 

Havas Creative North America has appointed Kiran Smith as chief executive for Boston-based creative agency Arnold. Smith comes from  Brookstone where she held the role of chief marketer and prior to that, was vice president of marketing at Stride Rite.

 

 

 

 

 

 Sam Luchini has been appointed by FCB Chicago senior vice president-executive creative director to work on the Michelob Ultra business. Luchini joins FCB from Goodby Silverstein & Partners, where he was a creative director.

 

 

 

 

 

Matt Armitage, CEO of media company St Ives, will retire by the end of the current financial year to be succeeded by chief digital officer J Schwan. Armitage first joined St Ives as chief financial officer back in 2007 and was promoted to CEO by 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

Spotify has appointed Dawn Ostroff as chief content officer. Ostroff joins from Condé Nast and will lead all aspects of Spotify’s content partnerships across music, audio, and video.

 

 

 

 

Chief Creative Officer Vann Graves will leave J. Walter Thompson Atlanta to become director of VCU Brandcenter. Previously, Graves founded agency FL&G and was a creative director at McCann WorldGroup.

 

 

 

 

 

R/GA Chicago hired creative directors Sue Kohm and Lizette Morazzani. Previously. Kohm was a creative director and copywriter at Grey/Toronto and Morazzani joins from McCann Puerto Rico.

 

 

 

CEO Victoria Fox departs from M&C Saatchi Group. Fox is leaving the business after five years to pursue new opportunities in the industry, according to a statement.

 

 

 

 

 

dataxu has appointed TV Veteran Gary Savoy as Vice President of Media. Savoy brings nearly 30 years of experience in television and interactive advertising sales, business and product development from companies including Comcast, NBCUniversal, and AT&T.

 

 

 

 

 

Kids Corp has appointed Rocío Castillo as Sales Director for México. Rocío comes from companies like TV Azteca, Cisneros Interactive, Medula, Flowics, among others.

 

 

 

 

 

Gabriel Cosp Bareiro is Bepsa‘s new CEO. After having worked for Unilever in Paraguay and Argentina during 8 years, mostly in commercial roles such as Marketing or Customer Development Manager, Gabriel relocated to Africa to join Millicom International Cellular in 2008.

 

 

 

 

 

Pablo García Leyenda has been named product marketing manager  by Kia. He has worked at FCA Argentina as commercial manager and at Chrysler Argentina as marketing and customer service coordinator.

 

 

 

 

 

R/GA Buenos Aires has appointed  Juan Soprano executive technology director. Juan has extensive experience in strategy and technology development  at prestigious companies in New York.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Geoff Edwards, co-creator of peace coalition Saturday Morning and formerly CAA Marketing co-head of creating, has joined R/GA as VP and executive creative director of Los Angeles to help it expand further into entertainment.

 

 

 

 

Monique Delarosa has been named VP of the newly created department of Marketing Science & Analytics at ALMA. She’ll focus on answering two basic questions for clients: “Why should I invest in multicultural marketing?” and “What is the return I’m getting from these investments?”.

 

 

 

 

After co-founding Adam & Eve with James Murphy, David Golding, and Jon Forsyth in 2008, Ben Priest has announced he will leave the company in June.

 

 

 

 

 

Advertising agency Momentum Worldwide has appointed Alistair Bryan to join the UK Board as Chief Operating Officer. He will be responsible for growth and efficiency, working with all the client teams and brands such as American Express, SAP, Microsoft, UPS and Premier League.
 

 

 

 

Virgin Holidays has hired Amber Kirby to lead its marketing team as marketing and customer experience director. Her main role is to achieve core business objectives, including improving the overall customer journey.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Raj Nair, president of Ford Motor Co. in North America, has left the automaker after complaints of “inappropriate behavior.”
 

 

 

 

McKinney hired Jasmine Dadlani as director of strategy in its New York office, joining a leadership team that includes New York CEO Joe Maglio, executive creative director Mike Pierantozzi and director, experiential marketing Michelle Son.
 

 

 

 

 

 

Resh Sidhu has returned to AKQA as creative director, joining the leadership team at its NY office. She spent the past two years at digital and visual effects company Framestore. Sidhu was creative director at AKQA London before jumping over to Framestore to become creative director of its virtual reality studio.

 

 

 

 

StandUnited.org, a petition platform service of Intermarkets, Inc., has announced that Stephanie Davari will join the team as senior sales executive. In this role, she will build upon existing relationships with campaigns and advocacy groups, as well as identify and engage new partnerships to drive growth.