Wunderman Thompson Latam Appoints Ernest Riba Chief Strategy Officer
Ernest will be focused on strengthening the relationship between creative and business growth through the portfolio of strategic skills of the company. Based in Mexico City, he will report directly to Juan Pablo Jurado, CEO of Wunderman Thompson Latam.
Juan Pablo Jurado said: "Ernest has a solid background and excellent skills focused on business and building and developing culture and innovation. I truly believe that he is the best professional we can have for this new stage in Wunderman Thompson Latam”.
Ernest said: "It is an exciting challenge for me to return to this amazing team to collaborate with the leaders of the region to inspire our clients' growth".
Ernest is joining Wunderman Thompson after two years heading the creative agency HOY/Havas as managing director, where he co-led its transformation and accelerated growth. Prior, he served as head of strategy and innovation at Wunderman Argentina consolidating leadership and developing new capabilities, such as the creation of WIP, the R&D studio of the agency, in 2014. Throughout his career, he has worked with brands such as Coca-Cola, Netflix, Peugeot and Movistar in Spain and Latin America.