Maria Givens is Director of Media Services for Latin America for LVMH (Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton). She is responsible for overseeing all media investment consolidation, negotiation and buying for the region for over 20 brands in the Group portfolio.
Prior to joining LVMH, Maria held various global and regional strategic planning roles at Avon. Most recently, she was the Global Digital Media Director at Avon and created the Global Digital Media department. Working across all regions for over 15 markets, she advanced digital expertise and innovation with a centralized point of accountability across all digital disciplines including Search, Display, Programmatic, Social and Video.
A native New Yorker, Maria received a degree in Finance and Marketing from Leonard N. Stern School of Business at NYU. She started her media career on the agency side at MediaVest where she managed various clients and also went on to work solely on new business development before launching her client beauty/fashion career at L’Oreal.