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Translation taps Thiago Carvalho for creative director role


Communications agency Translation has announced the appointment of Thiago Carvalho to the role of creative director. Carvalho will lead creative for Translation's roster of leading brands, which includes brands such as State Farm, the NBA, Apple Music and Kaiser Permanente.

In his 14 years in advertising, Carvalho has lived and worked for agencies in three countries: his native Brazil, Portugal and the United States, creating work for brands such as Nike, Leica, InBev, Unilever, Fiat, BMW, Nestlé and many others.

"Thiago Carvalho is one of the most talented copywriters in the world," said John Norman, chief creative officer at Translation. "Thiago brings extensive international and big brand experience and will make an immediate impact for our agency and clients."

Most recently Carvalho served as creative director for DDB New York, as well as associate creative director at BBDO New York. Carvalho has won multiple awards at every major advertising award in the world, including the first-ever Cannes Film Grand Prix for a Latin American country.

"Translation is unparalleled at creating exceptional creative work that leads in culture," said Carvalho. "I look forward to working with Translation's team of industry-leading talent to deliver innovative work for its impressive roster of clients."

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