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Paraguayan agency Lupe has announced the appointment of Ricardo Ovelar as creative manager after Hernán Rodas’ departure. He has 15 years of experience in agencies such as Grey, BBDO Argentina, and Gallegos in the US.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ogilvy & Mather Colombia has named Juan Pablo Álvarez creative VP. He will share this position with John Raúl Forero, who is also CCO in Latin America.

 

 

 

 

 

 

MediaCom Spain has announced the arrival of Orlanda Aragón as their new performance manager and digital director of Sony PS. She will use her expertise in digital marketing to contribute to client businesses’ growth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

IPG Mediabrands Spain has appointed Pilar “Mapi” Merchante as the new head of analytics and insights for all the group’s clients. She’ll answer directly to IPG Mediabrands Iberia CEO David Colomer.

 

 

 

 

 

Turner Latin America has named Andrés Mendoza executive director of acquisitions. Based in Miami, he will be in charge of content and programmatic acquisition. He will replace Ángel Zambrano, senior VP of content, who worked for the company during 18 years.

 

 

 

 

 

After 30 years at KCET,  journalist Val Zavala has decided to retire, leaving her role as anchor and VP of News & Public Affairs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Facebook has appointed Eurosport CEO Peter Hutton to lead the firm’s multibillion-dollar drive to secure  rights for live sports streaming. He will start his partnership with the social network after the winter Olympic Games in South Korea.

 

 

 

 

Rubén Correa is now copyeditor and writer for CNN Español at CNN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andrés Polo is now Global Head of Innovation & Strategic Partnerships Marketing at Visa. He has over 10 years of experience leading the firm’s digital marketing efforts in Latin America.

 

 

 

 

 

Natura, the Brazilian cosmetics company, has named Agenor Leão Vice President of all Latin American operations. Previously, he was VP of digital technology throughout the region.

 

 

 

 

 

Florian Adamski, the new chief executive of OMD Worldwide, has named Brian Crotty as chief executive of Latam. As the chief position did not previously exist for the region, Crotty will be fulfilling a new role.

 

 

 

 

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

(Looking for your next Career move? Check out Portada’s Career Board!)

Telemundo-owned WNJU New York has named John Gonzalez vice president of technology and operations. In his new role, Gonzalez will implement digital upgrades to station operational infrastructure and further expansion of the station’s online platforms.

 

 

 

 

Jeffrey Duque is the new Vice President at H Code Media. He’s leading the launch of a newly formed division at H Code Media named H Code Studio – a full-service content studio that combines the identity of a brand, the storytelling of a production house, and the scale of a digital platform. Previously Duque, worked at impreMedia’s Studio ñ.

 

 

 

 

ROI Influencer Media has appointed former IPG Mediabrands strategist Mary Hill as director, brand & content strategy. In the new role, Hill is tasked with growing the firm’s multicultural division by both expanding the company’s media offerings and its influencer talent roster.

 

 

 

 

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has announced Judith McKenna‘s promotion to President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Walmart International, the company’s second-largest operating segment. She will be succeeding David Cheesewright, who has been in the role since 2014 and recently shared his desire to retire from a full-time role.

 

 

 

Veritas Technologies, a leader in multi-cloud data management, has appointed Greg Hughes as chief executive officer, part of a planned succession strategy to lead the next phase of the company’s evolution.

 

 

 

 

Bobby Hershfield was named VP and executive creative director at multicultural agency The Community.

 

 

 

 

 

GALLEGOS United has announced it has hired Dino Spadavecchia as executive creative director. Spadavecchia will oversee development and execution of creative concepts for all clients. He reports directly to Harvey Marco, co-president and chief creative officer.

 

 

 

 

NIKE, Inc. has promoted Dirk-Jan “DJ” van Hameren to VP, Chief Marketing Officer. In this role, van Hameren will lead Nike’s Global Marketing organization to authentically connect with every consumer who interacts with the NIKE brand and deepen relationships with them.

 

 

 

 

 

Facebook has appointed Eurosport CEO Peter Hutton to lead the firm’s multibillion-dollar drive to secure  rights for live sports streaming. He will start his partnership with the social network after the winter Olympic Games in South Korea.

 

 

 

 

Rubén Correa is now copyeditor and writer for CNN Español at CNN.