Chief Creative Officer, Dentsu Aegis Brazil and Isobar Brasil Group, Brazil
Born in Mozambique, Rui Branquinho moved to Brazil when he was four years old. He graduated from Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing (ESPM) and began his career at DPZ. Following a brief period at Young & Rubicam, Branquinho opened his own agency in 2000, Cápsula, which, after a short time became TBWA/Capsula. He then moved on to work at W/Brasil (currently WMcCann) where he started as a copywriter and, seven years later, became Creative and Strategy Co President. In 2011 he returned to Young & Rubicam as Chief Creative Officer until July 2016. Branquinho has accumulated more than 50 Cannes Lions, in addition to prestigious national and international awards including as Grand Effie, D&AD, Clio, NYF and LIA.