Manny is a successful marketing professional and a noted expert in multicultural marketing. Manny is currently with Moet Hennessy USA, where he serves as Senior Director-Multicultural, working with the company’s portfolio of luxury wines and spirits, which includes Hennessy cognac, Moet & Chandon champagne, and Belvedere vodka. In this role Manny: works with the company’s brands in the development of the brands’ strategies and programming in the African-American, Hispanic and Asian consumer segments, and; manages the company’s multicultural community relations programs. Prior to this position, he served as Director-Multicultural for the company’s largest brand, Hennessy.
Manny previously served as VP of the Hispanic division of Hill Holliday, a Boston-based advertising agency. Prior to Hill Holliday, Manny was Managing Consultant with Zyman Group, an Atlanta-based marketing consulting firm. Manny also worked at Diageo North America where he managed both general market and multicultural marketing for Johnnie Walker. Manny has also served as brand manager for Miller Genuine Draft. From 1990 to 1998, Manny worked in newspaper marketing, first in several marketing roles with the San Jose Mercury News, and then as marketing manager for Los Angeles-based La Opinión. Manny received his B.A. from Princeton University and his M.B.A. from UCLA. Manny was born in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico and currently lives in Harlem, New York.