Entrepreneur and Advertiser-Alexandre Gama
He is the biggest name in the advertisement industry in Brazil. Alexandre Gama is not an advertisement guru but he is also a successful entrepreneur and a successful businessman in Brazil. Mr. Gama has been in the advertisement industry for an extended period and at the age of 58 years, he is still in the industry. Mr. Alexandre is the Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Creative Officer of Neogama. According to record in Brazil; Gama is named as the first Chief Creative Officer to be appointed by BBH, which is an English Company. His passion for advertisement has led him to be the only Brazilian who sits on the Board of Publicis Groupe Global Creative.
After his High School graduation; Gama wanted to pursue his passion as an advertiser and he earned his degree in advertising and communication from Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation. He began his career in advertisement serving at Standard Ogilvy & Mather as a copy writer and creative director. Later he moved to DM9 where he served in the same capacity and the similar duties as in his previous work station. Alexandre Gama has also worked with several other advertisement companies which greatly benefited from his experience as well as skills. Some of the groups he worked with include; Almap BBDO, and Young and Rubicam. Mr. Gama is a go-getter and after his work at Young and Rubicam, he established Neogama in 1999. Mr. Gama has been involved in different award events where he has been honored. In 2006 he was awarded the Agency Director of the year by Professional Contribution Award, and in 2007 he received the Entrepreneur of the year in Communication industry Awards.