Managing Director, Brazil
Geoffrey was recently appointed the Managing Director of Brand Finance in Brasil. Geoffrey brings to the role a deep understanding of the Brasil market, knowledge in Branding and Marketing Communications and experience of running companies both public and private, local and international.
Geoffrey´s previous role was as Chairman of M&C Saatchi for Latin America and Founder, Partner and CEO of M&C Saatchi Brasil, an Advertising Agency which he started as an organic start-up with financial backing from M&C Saatchi Plc in 2008.
He has extensive senior management and board director experience, having previously been Group Managing Director of WPP Plc subsidiary Ogilvy & Mather in Manila, Philippines; São Paulo, Brasil and Miami, USA, in which role he worked with local and international brands for clients such as IBM, American Express, Unilever, Kimberly Clark, Shell, PepsiCo, Glaxo SmithKline Beecham and many others. As CEO he led a successful IPO for an early-stage Australian-based video technology company on London´s Alternative Investment Market.
Geoffrey is a graduate of Oxford University, where he obtained a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics. His early career included a three year stint with Price Waterhouse in London, prior to embarking on an international career in Advertising.
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