Chief Executive Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Neogama, Alexandre Gama is a Brazilian businessman and creative professional. Alexandre focuses mainly on the communications and advertising industry. In fact, his company Neogama is one of the top advertising firms in Brazil. Born on June 1, 1958, Alexandre Gama attended the Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation and earned a degree in Advertising and Communication.
Alexandre Gama began his career at the Standard Ogilvy & Mather in 1982, where he worked as a creative and copywriter. In 1990, Alexandre Gama joined the DM9 firm as a Copywriter and Creative Director. He worked at DM9 for a period of 4 years and later joined the Almap BBDO. Alexandre Gama has also worked with Young & Rubicam as a Chief Executive Officer, a member of the Global Board and the Chief Compliance Officer. It was in 1999, that Alexandre Gama left Young & Rubicam and started Neogama.
Neogama founded in 1999, within three years of inception became the fastest growing firms in Brazil. So good it was that it managed to break records and receive major awards no other firm had won within a short period of time. For instance, Neogama was the first firm of its kind to receive a Lion (Award) in the Cannes Festival within a year of operation. In 2002, Neogama became the youngest firm to ever win the Cabore Award. This was after the company was mentioned as the “Agency of the Year” by Meio e Mensagem newspaper. That is not all, in 2003, Neogama became the first agency to bag two awards at the Cannes Festival in a single year.
Truly, Alexandre Gama has great skill and knowledge to grow any firm in the communication and advertising industry. This is attributed to the commendable work he has done in all the institutions he has worked in and the various awards he has won. For instance, in 2007, Alexandre Gama won a Cabore Award after being voted as the “Entrepreneur of the Year.”