Advertising is an amazing industry. It’s worth about a trillion dollars globally, grows above GDP, and is either the primary business model or one of the fastest-growing ones for at least five of the top ten companies by global market cap. Advertising matters to traditional media companies and tech giants, big brands and small businesses, agencies and other ad services and tech providers, and now even to nonmedia consumer companies that are starting advertising businesses.
Messianu/Edelman/Lerma announced the addition of Gustavo Garcia as its Chief Digital Officer. With over two decades of expertise in spearheading digital and social media strategies across a diverse array of sectors including consumer packaged goods, media, automotive, food & beverage, tech, and hospitality, among others, Garcia brings invaluable insight to MEL’s leadership team. Prior to joining MEL, Garcia served as an Executive Vice President in the U.S. Digital practice at Edelman.
Republica Havas, as agency of record of Florida-based financial institution Ocean Bank, is launching a marketing campaign that revolutionizes advertising for the banking industry.
Republica Havas is expanding Republica Havas Health with an executive appointment poised to empower the division’s rapid growth.
Starting in 1928 with the invention of the orange shears that revolutionized the citrus industry, Corona Tools has been a staple for landscaping and construction professionals. Today Corona Tools is driving their direct-to-consumer marketing into the future as they focus efforts on Hispanic industry professionals, and has selected Refuel Agency to lead their strategic marketing and brand awareness.
When WPP announced in October that it would merge two of its largest agencies, Wunderman Thompson and VMLY&R, to create VML, the move put a much brighter spotlight on the consolidation that's been sweeping through the ad industry.
Ingrid Otero-Smart, President/CEO of Casanova//McCann, announced the appointment of Karla Acevedo-Chazaro as EVP, Chief Client & Operations Officer, effective immediately.
As a result of that comment and queries from several marketing and procurement clients about different types of internal and external consultants to help manage the complexities and intricacies of important, high-stakes agency reviews or searches, we are outlining the differences.
MEL (Messianu/Edelman/Lerma) announced three new leadership hires in Strategy, Creative and Client Services. Omar Quiñones joins MEL as Chief Strategy Officer, Danny Alvarez as Executive Creative Director, and Jennifer Rangel as Head of Client Services. These three new appointments continue solidifying MEL’s integrated marketing communications offering for the U.S. Hispanic market.
C-SUITE LEADERS FROM VOLKSWAGEN, CONSTELLATION BRANDS & PEPSICO TO HEADLINE 2024 HMC ANNUAL SUMMIT ON APRIL 10-11, 2024 IN NEW YORK CITY
The Hispanic Marketing Council (HMC) announced early bird registration is open for 2024 HMC Annual Summit on April 10 to 11 at Convene at One Liberty Plaza in New York City’s Financial District. In addition, HMC released the first round of C-suite headliners, including Pablo Di Si, President & CEO of Volkswagen Group of America; Greg Gallagher, Vice President of Brand Marketing, Beer Division Constellation Brands and Esperanza Teasdale, Vice President & General Manager of PepsiCo, who will showcase the culture-driven strategies that are yielding growth and competitive market share.
According to a recent survey conducted by WFA and The Observatory International, 66% of brands now have in-house agencies, with 21% actively considering one. According to that same survey, 70% already have strategic capabilities in-house and many plan to shift new tasks from external agencies over the next three years.
A few months ago, Tom Hanks warned that his likeness had been used in an AI-generated advertisement without his permission, yet another powerful reminder of what AI can now do. This was clearly a misuse of the emerging technology. However, AI can also serve a more positive role for both streamers and brands, providing powerful new ways to engage audiences and improve advertising performance.
Many indie agencies are now finding themselves as the dog that caught the bus. In the new efficiency-oriented market environment, they've successfully made the pitch to brands that a leaner and hungrier agency can deliver better performance with lower costs than the brand-name agencies that historically managed their marketing spend.
HispanicAd offers its annual report on key industry trends and honors the Top Marketing Executives with US Hispanic & Multicultural area. This report offers an depth analysis of the executives and their companies setting the standard of excellence for the US Hispanic Marketing industry. Additionally, we are celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Association of National Advertiser's - ANA Multicultural Conference.
2023 HMC – Hispanic Market Guide explores Inclusivity, Intersectionality, Trust, Bingeability in Entertainment, Media Consumption & More …. [DOWNLOAD REPORT HERE]
The Hispanic Marketing Council (HMC) has released its highly anticipated 2023 Hispanic Market Guide, the most comprehensive resource on the U.S. Hispanic market featuring top trends, business-building insights, up-to-date market data as well as in-depth reports on the proliferation of Hispanic-focused audio and the disruptive power of Hispanic creativity. Latinos are driving a cultural and demographic transformation as the U.S. heads towards a multicultural majority—already a reality for people under 35. With $2.8 trillion in Hispanic buying power, there are deep implications for marketers who must lead with cultural insights to create effective and relevant campaigns that connect with today’s multicultural mainstream. This new publication, geared towards newcomer and veteran brands alike, is available to view online or download for free.