Wieden+Kennedy Sao Paulo hired Renato Simoes as executive creative director. Simoes joins executive creative director Icaro Doria and managing director Andre Gustavo in leading the office. Simoes
joins the agency after spending almost nine years at AlmapBBDO, most recently as executive creative director, working on brands such as Volkswagen, Visa, Havaianas, Audi, AmBev and Pepsi. Prior to
that, he had creative roles at F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi, Leo Burnett and Fischer America. Over the course of his career, Simoes' work has earned a number of awards from the Cannes Lions
International Festival of Creativity, the CLIO Awards, the D&AD Professional Awards and The One Show. "Simoes has, for many years, created a good chunk of the most inspiring campaigns in our
market," said Doria. "Wieden+Kennedy's mantra is 'The work comes first,' and he has built his career with the same spirit, tirelessly searching for quality, craft and relevancy."