Alexandre Gama Doing Big Things for the Brazilian Advertising Scene

Alexandre Gama is a 59-year-old Brazilian businessperson born and raised in Rio de Janeiro. Mr. Gama has an excellent track record in the communications and advertising industry in Brazil. He is famous for his impeccable service of offering his clients both organizations and innovators with remarkable advertising and marketing services.

Equipped with an Advertising and Communications degree from Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation, Alexandre started his profession at Standard Ogilvy and Mather in 1982 working in Creative and as a Copywriter.

Some of Mr. Gama’s notable achievements occurred while he was working as a copywriter for DM9 and was deemed the most rewarded copywriter at the time. After DM9 he used to work for other ad agencies like Almap BBDO and Young & Rubican where he held the highest post as the CEO.

Alexandre founded Neogama Agency, a leading advertising firm in Brazil in 1999. In the first three years of existence, Neogama was voted the fastest growing company in Brazil and was also the first business in Brazil to win the coveted Lions in the Cannes Festivals.

In 2002, Mr. Gama was elected to manage global creation at BBH, which is a British organization and became the first Brazilian to head an international group of agencies.

Due to Gama’s top notch delivery of services in the Advertising industry, he has been honored with various notable awards and nominations. In 2006, Alexandre was appointed among the top 7 most significant experts in the Brazilian advertising history by a group of 250 individuals from the National Ad Market. In 2006, he was awarded the Caboré Award of Entrepreneur/Manager of the Communication Industry of the year. In 2009, Meio & Mensagem Magazine ranked Gama among the top ten advertising professionals in communication. Alexandre was behind the Rock Giant commercial that created the Johnnie Walker Ad in Brazil which was internationally recognized winning the ‘Company of the Year’ award in 2015.


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