Chicago-based media shop Spark has hired Stephen Paez to the position of director, multicultural. In his new role, Paez will lead multicultural planning for the Taco Bell account. Previously, Paez
was with OMD Latino. There, he led OMD Latino’s Chicago office. Most recently, he served as the shop’s associate director, Strategy, leading OMD’s multicultural practice. Earlier,
Paez worked for MGS Communications.