Paulo Fogaca, former managing director and global chief operating officer of DAVID Miami, will join indie agency GUT as COO and partner.
Fogaca will be responsible for overseeing the entire GUT operation across its three offices in Miami, São Paulo, and Buenos Aires. He will work closely with founders Anselmo Ramos and Gaston Bigio.
Fogaca was one of the main drivers of DAVID Miami’s success in recent years, helping to elevate the creative reputation of the agency and executing breakthrough ideas for clients like Burger King, Coca-Cola, Kraft-Heinz, and AB InBev. He helped DAVID Miami open its doors in 2014 and has been key in growing the agency’s client roster, talent and business over the years, leading to the agency winning five Cannes Grand Prix honors. Prior to joining DAVID, Fogaca worked for Ogilvy in various roles in New York, São Paulo and Miami as well as for Havas in Paris. Fogaca holds a Master’s degree in Business from IAE - Universite de Nice in France.
GUT has a team of 50 across its three offices, with a roster of clients including Tim Hortons, Domino’s Pizza, Mercado Libre, Netflix and Nestlé. GUT will also announce new global brands soon. GUT opened its office in São Paulo earlier this year. GUT Miami and Buenos Aires were formed in April 2018