Aricio Fortes

Chief Creative Officer, DM9DDB, Brazil

Aricio Fortes in the Chief Creative Officer of DM9DDB Brazil, a global creative powerhouse with 4 Cannes Lions Agency of the Year trophies (1998, 1999, 2005 and 2009) and more than 130 Cannes Lions during its 27 years.

Aricio has won 39 Cannes Lions and his work helped DDB Brazil to win Agency of the Year Award in Cannes Lions 2009.

Last year, under his leadership Ogilvy Brazil was 3rd in the Agency of the Year Award in Cannes Lions.

His work helped Pereira & O'Dell San Francisco to be featured at both Advertising Age and Creativity A-Lists in 2013.

His work helped Nizan Guanaes’ Africa agency to win the International Agency of The Year Award from Advertising Age in 2014.

Aricio also has been jury in other international awards like Cannes, D&AD and The One Show and he has a book in co-creation with Snoop Dogg featured at Harvard University Library.

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