Paris, 15 July, 2014 - JCDecaux SA (Euronext Paris: DEC), the number one outdoor advertising company worldwide, announces the appointment of Clara Fortuno as Senior Executive - International Client Services based in Miami, effective from 14 July 2014. She will report to Andrew Korniczky, VP International Client Services.
This is a new position created within JCDecaux OneWorld, the division that provides international sales and marketing support for clients, media and advertising agencies in over 60 markets where the Group operates. Clara Fortuno will work with local teams in Miami and Latin America to drive the sales of JCDecaux’s international portfolio with a focus on Latin and Central America.
Clara Fortuno's appointment follows the opening of JCDecaux OneWorld offices in London in 2009, Paris and New York in 2011 and Shanghai in 2013. JCDecaux OneWorld’s Miami office will target the increasing number of international advertisers and agencies in the region.
Clara Fortuno graduated in Marketing from the International University in Florida. She began her career in 1998 as Marketing Manager for Interamerican Advertising. In 2003 she was appointed Research Analyst for Univision WLTV Channel 23 and in 2005 became Account Executive for Telefutura WAMI Channel 69, also part of the Univision group. In 2007, she joined the leading Hispanic language broadcast operator, Univision, as National Sales Manager.
Xavier Dupré, Managing Director of JCDecaux OneWorld, said: "The creation of this new position in Miami, our fifth JCDecaux OneWorld office after London, Paris, New York and Shanghai, demonstrates once again the Group’s commitment to service clients with global marketing requirements. With the high concentration of Latin American company headquarters in Miami, Clara Fortuno’s appointment will enable brands to access the full range of products and services of JCDecaux Latin America, a region where JCDecaux recently became the number one outdoor advertising company. Out of Home is one of the most dynamic media sectors internationally, and JCDecaux is ideally placed to accompany the growing consolidation of its clients and their agencies."