Aricio Fortes holds the position of Chief Creative Officer at DM9DDB. This is his second time in the agency; he remained at the agency for seven years, then moved to San Francisco, where he worked at Pereira & O’Dell as a Creative Director for two years. His works for Snoop Dogg, Scrabble, Yahoo! and Jawbone helped POD to be featured at both Advertising Age and Creativity A-Lists.
Upon returning to Brazil, he started working as a Creative Director at Africa. His works for Itaú Bank, P&G's Ariel and P&G's Oral B helped the agency to be named International Agency of The Year in Advertising Age in early 2014, before moving to Ogilvy Brazil as CCO. He has won at many award shows, including a D&AD yellow pencil in 2011 for the work 'Neighbours'.