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Diego Muñoz – Latin3 ::: Gustavo Martinez – JWT ::: Eduardo Camargo – EVERTEC ::: Martin Anderon, Carolina Vazquez and Jean Fischer – ZAGG ::: James Morris – GroupM ::: Juan Carlos Sosa – Venevision :::

Latin3 has appointed Diego Muñoz as the new Country Manager for its Mexico offices.Diego Muñoz will be responsible for business strategies for the Latin3 Mexican clients, developing and implementing work plans to achieve profitable developments.

GroupM’s MediaCom unit this morning named James Morris the first global head of its burgeoning content marketing practice, the aptly named MediaCom Beyond Advertising.Morris, who previously was head of the unit’s operations in the EMEA region, will oversee an organization of 435 content marketing execs operating in 42 countries for such brands ad Volkswagen, Procter & Gamble, Sony, Universal Music and Shell.Morris, who is based in London, joined the unit in January 2011 from U.K. production company TwoFour, where he was director of digital strategy and content.Concurrent with Morris’ appointment, MediaCom said MBA’s regional and international leadership team would be comprised of: Palle Diederichsen (EMEA), Mark Fortner (head of innovation, MBA U.S.), Lizzie Nolan (APAC), Dan Brown (LATAM), Ortensia Castagno and Tom Curtis (U.K. and international), and Paul Chard (Global Content Officer).

Cisneros Media, the corporate division that encompasses the Cisneros’ media and entertainment businesses, announced the appointment of Juan Carlos Sosa as Executive Vice President of Operations of Venevision Studios, which incorporates all of the company’s production units. Sosa will report directly to Cisneros Media President Jonathan Blum.

Gustavo Martinez will become JWT’s global president and future successor to its chief executive, Bob Jeffrey. Martinez will take over as global president in February next year and assume Jeffrey’s role in 2015, when Jeffrey will become non-executive chairman. Martinez has been the president of McCann Worldgroup’s Europe and Asia regions and has also worked at Ogilvy & Mather in Argentina and for Saatchi & Saatchi. The only other non-American to have run JWT was Britain’s Chris Jones.

ZAGG, a mobile device accessories company, has hired three new professionals to strengthen its international sales efforts. Martin Anderson, Jean Fischer and Carolina Vasquez will direct the company’s international sales accounts, as well as specific efforts in France and South America.

Martin Anderson, ZAGG’s new international sales director, has more than 30 years of sales experience. Most recently, Anderson served as vice president of international sales at Built NY, Inc., a B2C company. Carolina Vasquez has been appointed Latin America sales manager. She has previously worked for Canon Latin America. And Jean Fischer will be based in France,  she will be in charge of expanding the company’s distribution in France and neighboring countries.

EVERTEC has appointed Eduardo Camargo as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Mr. Eduardo Camargo will be responsible for managing EVERTEC’s information technology organization and infrastructure. Mr. Camargo will report to Peter Harrington, EVERTEC’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Camargo’s career spans over 30 years in the Latin American financial services and payments industry. Mr. Camargo joins EVERTEC from Bank of America Merrill Lynch Brazil where he served as Chief Information Officer and Chief Technology Officer for the last two years.

Why this matters? Cisneros is one of the largest privately held media, digital media, entertainment, telecommunications and consumer products organizations in the world. The group sells TV programming and other media content on five continents and in over 90 countries. Its media and entertainment holdings include Venevision, Venevision International and Venevision Productions. In addition, the Cisneros Group owns several digital assets, including Adsmovil and RedMas, its digital advertising unit, Cuponidad, an online couponing site, and the websites www.venevision.com, www.noticierovenevision.net, and www.missvenezuela.com.

adriana.cisnerosAdriana Cisneros assumes the role of CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of Cisneros after seven years at the company, the previous three as the company’s Vice Chairman and Director of Strategy.

Adriana is the third generation to lead the company. True to an 85-year tradition. Gustavo Cisneros will continue in his role of Chairman, working with Adriana as Vice Chairman and Steven Bandel as Co-Chairman in order to consolidate the group’s global expansion.

As CEO she will focus on four strategic pillars:

1. Consolidate new methods of distributing content and continue to be a leader as an integrated multiplatform production company, spearheading the development of original content for Hispanic markets.

2. Diversify risk with the creation of new business divisions and focusing on her three newest divisions.

3. Invest in innovation by identifying entrepreneurial digital projects in the region, and exploring new ways of doing business.

4. A dedicated vision to Corporate Social Responsibility, re-evaluating educational initiatives in Latin America, among other endeavors.

The most challenging part of my job will be to continue making the company grow at the speed my father did. Its success is owed in part to his extraordinary ability to almost immediately forecast the result of a business deal, and in part also thanks to his 30-year partnership with Steven Bandel, a great CEO who will continue as a member of my team of advisors.”, Adriana Cisneros stated.

It is important to highlight that during her tenure as Director of Strategy, she oversaw the transformation of television programming into 360° concepts, via digital strategies. Consequently, the new platforms became vehicles to attract greater audiences as well as offer new channels for advertisers, and developing new business models and content marketing.

Adriana Cisneros was responsible for the creation of Cisneros Interactive, the company’s digital media division, focused on mobile and online advertising networks, e-commerce, social gaming, and crowd-funding. She also established the real estate division anchored by Tropicalia, a sustainable tourism real estate development in the Dominican Republic.

Adriana’s board affiliations include: Executive Committee Member and Director of the International Academy of Television Arts & Science (International Emmy’s), a member of the International Council and Latin American and Caribbean Fund of the Museum of Modern Art in New York (MoMA), member of the Board of Directors of PS1 MoMA, the LA Philharmonic, Georgetown University Latin American Board, and a founding board member of Endeavor Miami. She is term member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and is also a member of YPO Intercontinental, New York City and Americas Gateway Chapters. She is a private investor in NXTP Labs, and serves as an investor and mentor of the 21212 Digital Accelerator in Brazil.

 

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