MIAMI — Juan Carlos Urdaneta and Jim Samples have both been upped to senior vice president posts for Turner Intl.’s Latin America operations.
Urdaneta, formerly regional VP for northern Latin America, will add responsibility for Brazil to his current sales and marketing duties in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.
Formerly regional VP for the Southern Cone, Samples will add to his responsibilities sales and marketing for the Andean countries (Peru, Colombia, etc.) and the marketing of the various CNN networks throughout Latin America.
Turner’s Latino cable biz encompasses CNNI, CNN en Espanol, TNT, Cartoon Network, CNNfn and CNN/SI.