Roberto Justus is elected 2014 Marketing Citizen
11 November, 2014
The title is a tribute from the Marketing Best Awards, one of the biggest awards of the kind in Brazil
Roberto Justus, CEO and founding partner of Grupo Newcomm – WPP partner in Brazil - was elected “2014 Marketing Citizen.” The title is a tribute from the Marketing Best Awards, one of the biggest awards of the kind in Brazil, to the adman nominated as an example to be reverenced and acknowledged by all the other professionals of the area in the Country.
Promoted by Editora Referência and MadiaMundoMarketing
, the Marketing Best Awards talked to 1,500 professionals from the Brazilian market. The award joins the series of trophies and tributes already received by Justus throughout his almost 30-year career as an advertising, business and marketing professional.
“I am extremely happy to see my work acknowledged by the professionals that work in our market. Many of which are my clients or have already worked with me at some point in my career. A fact that makes the award even more special,” Justus comments.
About Roberto Justus / Grupo Newcomm
Roberto Justus, CEO and founding partner of Grupo Newcomm, became a partner of WPP in 2004. In Brazil, the holding company leads the agencies Y&R (market leader in Brazil for 12 years), Wunderman, Grey Brazil, VML, Red Fuse and Ação Premedia e Tecnologia. Among his many achievements, in 2014, for the fourth year in a row, Justus was nominated one of the three most admired leaders by Brazilian youngsters, in a research by Grupo DMRH/Cia de Talentos, and entered the Marketing Hall of Fame in Brazil, an initiative promoted by Abramark (Brazilian Marketing Academy). In 2013, he received the tile of Advertising Icon in an award from the Group of Entrepreneurial Leaders (LIDE), and, for the second year, was elected one of the 100 Brazilian executives with the best reputation in a research by Merco 2013. Additionally, Justus was elected three times (2009, 2010 and 2011) most trustworthy Adman in the Country in a research by Seleções magazine in partnership with Ibope Inteligência.
Author of the books “Building a Life – Professional Trajectory, Business and The Apprentice
” (Editora Larousse do Brasil) and “The Entrepreneur
” (Editora Larousse do Brasil), Justus has also developed a successful career on TV since 2004 as the host of shows such as “The Apprentice” and the talk show “Roberto Justus +”.
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