Last week, we reported that Mullen’s chief digital officer Mauro Cavalletti left to head back to his native Brazil for “personal reasons.” Well, the exec won’t be without work as he’s signed on as a board member/chief integration officer at Group JWT in his homeland. With the hire, Cavalletti will be working three of the WPP-owned agency’s offices in South America including JWT, Casa and iCherry. Here’s a release from the agency:
“In order to integrate its agencies JWT, Casa and iCherry, and give continuity to its strategy towards digital integration, Group JWT has just hired Mauro Cavalletti, creative leader of the digital group at Mullen – third agency on Advertising Age ranking in 2010 and fourth on the Most Innovative Companies in the World list by Fast Company.
Cavalletti will take on the newly created role of Chief Integration Officer, and will join the national board of the group in Brazil, along with Stefano Zunino, Ezra Geld, Fernand Alphen, Guilherme Gomide, Roberto Fernandez, Ricardo John e Roberto Belizário.
Creative Director with over 15 years experience on interactive, and over 13 years of experience working in the US, Cavalletti has started the San Francisco office for R/GA, where he serviced as the creative leader for 3 years. He was also a Creative Director at AKQA and Organic in San Francisco. Prior to that, heas was a Creative Director at Organic and R/GA in New York.
Mr. Cavalletti will move to Brazil and start on his new duties in May.”