BANGKOK - J. Walter Thompson Bangkok has tapped João Braga, an award-winning creative with global experience, for the role of Chief Creative Officer.
Braga, who hails from Brazil, joins JWT Bangkok from Ogilvy Singapore, where he served as the Global CD on Pond's and other regional accounts. Prior to that role, he spent over 3 years in Portugal as Creative Director, and later Executive Creative Director at Publicis.
Before joining Publicis Lisbon, Braga worked in Brazil for 12 years at Lew'Lara\TBWA and JWT São Paulo.
He has developed work for clients like Coca-Cola, Renault, VISA, Nokia, HSBC, Kraft Foods, Nissan, Nestlé and Microsoft and has been recognized at various national and international awards, including Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.
“João is an incredibly talented creative who is driven by curiosity about people, culture and trends. We’re excited to have him on board ,” said Parattajariya Jalayanateja, Managing Director of J. Walter Thompson Bangkok.
Although a writer by trade, Braga has a passion for street photography and holds a Master’s Degree in Marketing Communications from Bournemouth University.
"J. Walter Thompson Bangkok has an amazing team and I couldn’t be more thrilled to join them,” said Braga. “Take a country with an incredibly strong, authentic creative culture and a great global network, add some Brazilian flair to the mix, and you can expect a very energizing experience and some world class work."