BOGOTÁ — Edelman has named Carlos Correcha-Price (pictured) general manager of the company's operations in Colombia. At the agency since 2004, he is currently general manager of Edelman’s Miami office, oversees the firm’s public affairs efforts in Latin America and in this expanded role will have oversight of both markets.  He specializes in international affairs and the US Hispanic market.

NEW YORK — Weber Shandwick has hired four new senior leaders to fill newly created roles aimed at expanding the agency’s expertise across data & analytics, digital content, integrated media and e-commerce in the agency’s new tech-focused X Practice.  They are:

•    Tanvir Hannan, formerly the head of conversations at Horizon Media, who joins as executive VP and global head of analytics operations.
•    Business journalist and author Spencer Ante, who joins as executive VP of digital content and editorial strategy, serving as The X Practice’s North American content lead.
•    Katie Krum, formerly of Under Armour, who will be senior VP of integrated media strategy and digital lead for Weber Shandwick’s South region.
•    Vince Koh, formerly of Iconix Brand Group, who joins as senior VP of commerce and conversion.

MINNEAPOLIS — Padilla has promoted three individuals across the agency. They are:  Amy Fisher, promoted from senior director to VP in Padilla’s technology practice;  Danielle Engholm, promoted from senior director to VP in the agency’s manufacturing practice; and the corporate practice’s Kris Patrow who has been elevated from director or senior director.