This week in leadership updates, Telemundo’s Mónica Gil accepts a promotion as EVP and CMO, NatWest reinstates its CMO role with Margaret Jobling, M&T Bank names Francesco Lagutaine as CMO, Charter elevates Sharon Peters to SVP of marketing, TikTok hires Sandie Hawkins as its first-ever general manager of global business solutions, Planet appoints Rosanne Saccone CMO and more.

Telemundo Appoints Mónica Gil Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Mónica Gil has accepted a promotion as CMO and EVP for NBCUniversal Telemundo, according to Deadline. In her new role, Gil will oversee the company’s brand and culture and corporate affairs and social responsibility.

Prior to joining Telemundo in 2017, Gil was senior vice president and general manager of multicultural, growth and strategy at Nielsen.

NatWest Hires Margaret Jobling As Chief Marketing Officer

After announcing in February it was scrapping the CMO role following David Wheldon’s retirement, NatWest has reversed its decision and brought on Margaret Jobling as CMO.  

Jobling joins from Centrica, where she started as brand and marketing director for British Gas in 2014 before being promoted to group CMO in 2018.

M&T Bank Names Francesco Lagutaine As Chief Marketing And Communications Officer

M&T Bank announced Francesco Lagutaine is joining the company as senior vice president and CMO, effective August 17.

Most recently, Lagutaine was Hong Kong-based chief marketing and experience design officer for Manulife. Prior to Manulife, he served as CMO and head of customer franchise for Citibank Asia Pacific.

Charter Elevates Sharon Peters To Senior Vice President Of Marketing

Charter group VP of marketing Sharon Peters has accepted a promotion as the company’s SVP of marketing.

Peters spent 19 years at Cablevision prior to joining Charter.

TikTok Hires Sandie Hawkins As US Advertising Chief

TikTok has named Sandie Hawkins as the company’s first-ever general manager of global business solutions, reporting to TikTok vice president of global business solutions in North America and Europe Blake Chandlee.

Hawkins, who officially began the role in late June, comes from Adobe Advertising Cloud, where she was vice president and head of the Americas region.

Planet Appoints Rosanne Saccone Chief Marketing Officer

Rosanne Saccone has joined Planet as its CMO.

Saccone joins Planet from Bluejeans Network, where she served as CMO and helped drive growth in the enterprise video conferencing segment.

Yoox Net-a-Porter Names Sheena Sauvaire Chief Marketing Officer

Yoox Net-a-Porter has hired Sheena Sauvaire as its CMO.

Sauvaire was most recently CMO for Belstaff, and prior to that, global head of marketing at Topshop.

Equitable Hires Connie Weaver As Chief Marketing Officer

Equitable has named Connie Weaver CMO. Weaver will oversee the company’s marketing, digital and analytics efforts while reporting to Equitable president Nick Lane.

Weaver joins Equitable from TIAA, where she served as senior executive vice president and CMO. Prior to TIAA, Weaver was senior VP and CMO at The Hartford, and before that, executive VP and CMO of AT&T.