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Renato Zanoni has been named head of regional marketing at Ferrero Brazil, leaving his position as head of Kinder marketing, AdLatina has reported.




Omnicom Media Group LATAM has presented Adylic, a unit aimed to optimizing creative campaigns, improving perception and boosting content performance. Ignácio Gantes will be the head of Adylic LATAM, reporting to regional director of Omnicom Group, Alan Gringas.





Former Samsung CMO Ricardo Barbosa has become Vice President of digital strategy at IBM LATAM, reported AdLatina.



Francisco Carvajal has been promoted at Kantar Ibope Media in Peru. He will continue his work as head of Kantar Ibope Media Ecuador, a position he has held since 2014. His main goal is consolidating multiplatform measurement in both countries. He has worked for Kantar since 2005.



IBM Mexico has promoted Eduardo Gutierrez from sales Vice President to President and General manager.










Rodrigo Centeno, previously in charge of marketing communications and demand planning, has been appointed as Latin America head of operations for Nissan Motor Corporation. He will work at the Nissan headquarters in Japan as LATAM representative, making sure all regional activities align with the brand’s guidelines. Raúl Salgado has joined Argentinian company Acindar as head of marketing and digitalization at their SMEs unit. He had previously worked for Getronics as head of areas such as digital, consumer experience, and marketing technology.






Rafael Torres has stepped down as head of digital negotiation at Havas Media Spain. This is the third change the company has made in order to recover from the economic crisis that has affected it worldwide. Further restructuration moves are expected for January.







Aitor Martín Folgueras has left the position of head of accounts at Carat in order to join MediaCom Spain as head of customer service. He will manage accounts such as Arias and Playstation.








Group of media agencies IPG Mediabrands has added Carol Martínez as trading director in Barcelona. She will be in charge of multimedia negotiations at Magna Global Spain.





Metro International Mexico has appointed Rafael Martínez Gallardo as chief marketing, sales and data officer. He will lead all marketing, sales and data activity.




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loadSebastian Visco joins FCB Buenos Aires office to serve as creative director. Visco worked for clients such as Banco Hipotecario, Lucchetti and Exquisita, 1882, Coca Cola, Renault Argentina and Fincas Las Moras, among others. He started his career at Publicis.



Bluesmart_Diego Saez Gil_Charlie Clifford_Brian ChenBlueSmart, the Argentine company that created the first smart bag in the world, announced the appointment of Charlie Clifford, founder and former CEO of Tumi, and Larry Lein, former Vice President of Sales and Marketing of the same company, to join the Advisory Board.




3c6c384Walter Thompson Mexican subsidiary announced the appointment of Rafael Martinez Gallardo as new managing director. Prior to JWT, Martinez Gallardo was one of the founders of Bombay ID, where he served as managing partner, working for clients such as Mondelez, McCormick, Heineken and Scribe. Prior to that, he was CEO of OgilvyRED .



descarga Magdalena Aliaga Pueyrredón was promoted to director of integrations at Niña, after being part of the agency for two years. Previously, she served as project manager digital, and also worked at companies like WebAr Interactive and Interactive Surfaces.



descarga (1)Assist Card appointed Gerson Luiz Vianna Alves as Sales manager, travel agency channel.He will report to Gerardo Liciotti, Commercial Manager of Assist Card Argentina, according to Ebizlatam. Gerson Vianna Alves previously served as manager of International Sales in Argentina Activa.



AAEAAQAAAAAAAAjXAAAAJDMwY2E4NDBjLTA4NGQtNDYxNi05ZDBlLTY1NTFiNTMxOWRlYgJorge Andres Gomez joined Unisys as a leading expert for Financial Services in Central America, South and Andina.The executive has over 18 years experience in financial companies such as HSBC, Citibank and BANCOLDEX. His last position was Banca Institucional, Trade & Cash Vice President of Multibank (Colombia.)


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