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Leo Macias has worked in the advertising market since 1992. He worked at Ogilvy Colombia handling Latin America, thus having an opportunity to be close to Brazil.
He moved to Brazil and worked at Publicis for 7 years. Then he was presented with a big challenge in 2007, to be a Creative Director at Talent (one of t… Read More
Leo Macias has worked in the advertising market since 1992. He worked at Ogilvy Colombia handling Latin America, thus having an opportunity to be close to Brazil.
He moved to Brazil and worked at Publicis for 7 years. Then he was presented with a big challenge in 2007, to be a Creative Director at Talent (one of the most important local agencies).
In July 2010, he joined Z+ (Havas Group) as a General Creative Director. In 10 months at Z+ he made 16 short lists and won 3 lions at 2011 Cannes, London and Grand Prix Latam Media Festival.
Today, back at Publicis as a Creative Director, he is responsible for Nestlé, Procter and Gamble Latin America, Arno, SBT Channel, Sony Channel, and Swatch, among others, aiming to improve their creative quality and profits.
He has won some of the most important awards at Cannes - in 2006, he won the only press gold lion for Brazil), totaling 11 lions and 72 short lists.
He has also won 2 One Show's, 2 Golds at London Festival, 3 New York Festivals, 5 Gold awards, 4 Silvers and 3 Bronzes at FIAP, 3 Golds and 2 Silvers for El Ojo de Iberoamerica, Gold at Sao Paulo Creative Club, Abril Publisher Award, Gold and 2 Silvers and the Grand Prix at Rio Festival.
Besides that, he has had his work acknowledged by the Germany Magazine Archive and by the English website Shots.
In 2010, he was one of the nominees for the prize Caboré - Creative Professional of the Year.
He has been a juror in major international festivals. In 2009, he proudly represented Brazil in Cannes Festival as a press juror, the most important category for the country. He is also the only person in history to have been juror in three different categories at FIAP, radio, outdoor and design, having been president of the jury in two of them. Over the last 6 years he has been juror in CCSP (Sao Paulo Creative Director Club), El Ojo de Iberoamerica and Wave Festival, among others.


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Member since: Jan 23, 2014