Alexandre Gama – Neogama’s Founder, CEO and COO

Alexandre Gama is one of the biggest names in the Brazilian advertisement industry. With over 34 years of experience in the industry, he commands a lot of respect, both nationally and internationally. Gama was born in the year 1954 is currently the Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Operations Officer of Neogama.

Education and Career

Alexandre Gama’s career began in 1982, at Standard Ogilvy where he was employed as a copywriter. Then, he was fresh out of Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation (FAAP), where he had studied a degree in Advertising and Communications. He worked at Ogilvy for close to a decade before leaving to work at DM9, in the year 1990.

During his four years at DM9, Gama served as the creative director and copywriter. He was recognized for his proficiency and was the most awarded copywriter at the time. He also worked for companies such as Young & Rubicam. In the year 1999, he left formal employment and decided to start his own company. That was when Neogama was born.

Under the leadership of Alexandre Gama, Neogama became the first Brazilian advertising agency to win a Lions Cannes award and in the year 2015, the company won a Golden Lion Cannes for their Cultural and Sexual Diversity campaign.

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