Fausto was part of the creative process that the agency started in 2011. In 2012, Ecuador wins it´s first Cannes Lion. Streak that has maintained for the past 7 years, accumulating a total of 40. Maruri GREY is without a doubt the most creative agency in the country and is among the most creative agencies in Latin America. Fausto is part of the very selected Global Creative Council at GREY. He was also the Chief Strategy Officer at Maruri GREY. The first year on the role, the agency was for the first time ranked number 1 on the effie awards, rank that has not changed to the date. Before he became CEO, he was in charged of the Quito office for 5 years, during which the revernue grew 4 times, winning new business and creative awards. In 2018, the first Grand Prix for Ecuador on The Ojo de Iberoamerica festival becomes a reality. In the same year the agency wins 3 Pencils at D&AD. In his career Fausto has won 10 Cannes Lions.His journey in the business has had a great deal of creative and strategic work.He balances his personal life between family, Golf and Skydiving. Fausto holds a skydiving big formation world record.
Carlos joined Maruri Grey in 2013 to help Eduardo Maruri in the transformation of a successful family business into the globally-recognized creative powerhouse it became. Working in the internal and operational changes to information systems, processes, policies, reporting framework and legal issues, and interacting with the different WPP teams, Carlos played a crucial role in the Maruri Grey acquisition deal by WPP in July 2016.
Since then he’s been leading the integration of the Ecuador business to the Grey network working along with both LATAM and Global Finance team and working on his vision of a fit and dynamic structure that allows our business to run in the best conditions and provide Management with a sound financial view of business performance and to the decision-making process.
Prior to his involvement with Grey, Carlos made a 7-year successful career with Unilever as financial business partner for food brands like Hellmann´s, Knorr, Magnum, Cornetto and Fruco across Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia, where he provided extensive and highly valued collaboration to Brand Marketing, Sales and Supply Management teams.
Carlos has a degree in Economics and built his financial accounting background with PWC.
Andrés Maruri, VP Strategy and Planning at Maruri Grey, joined Maruri in 2004 working in the account department. In 2011, he cofounded Maruri Digital, the digital partner agency for Maruri. Within two years, the revenues of Maruri from the Digital area had gone from 0% to 20% under his leadership. By winning pitches for customers like 3M, LAN Airlines, Umbro, and SABMiller, Maruri Digital became a leading digital agency in the industry.
With a BA in marketing and finance from Purdue University, Andrés also holds an MBA from IDE Business School, where he graduated summa cum laude. He is currently in the middle of his second MBA at the Berlin School of Creative Leadership.
Creative with more than 25 years of experience in Advertising. Elected multiple times as a jury for Lápiz de Platino, Círculo de Creativos, Ojo de Iberoamérica, FIAP, New York Festival, Gramado Festival, among others. I worked at important agencies such as FCB, BATES, OGILVY & MATHER, for clients like Honda, Assist Card, Citibank, Fox, Warner Bros., General Electric, Sherwin Williams, Converse, Adidas, Sony, Johnny Walker, 3M, DirecTV, Panasonic. Have won more than 350 awards on Cannes Lions, DA&D, Clio Awards, New York Festival, FIAP, Effie, Ojo de Iberoamérica, El Sol, London Festival.
14 years at Maruri Grey Currently holding the position of National Executive Creative Director at Maruri Grey, Ecuador’s leading agency, which has been named the most creative and effective agency in the country three years in a row. With Maruri Grey I have won 41 Cannes Lions, occupying the No. 6 position in the Iberoamerican agency ranking to Cannes, No. 1 in Data and and No. 8 in Radio in such Festival. Maruri Grey has boosted Grey Latam to become Regional Network of the Year in Cannes, in 2017 and 2018. These awards and recognitions have placed Ecuador on the map of the advertising world and have established Maruri Grey as a reference in the region for being one of the most creative and effective members of the WPP Group.
I’m working in advertising for over 10 years with experience in strategic planning, account management and production. I’ve worked in Ecuador and Argentina with local and international clients such as Pepsico Foods, Bayer, Volkswagen, LG, Personal, Pronaca, Danec among others, with leading brands as Doritos, Lay’s, Ruffles, Cheetos, Aspirine, AlkaSeltzer, Apronax, specially the time I was in BBDO.
Before Grey, I lived in Buenos Aires, Argentina. I were in Live, an agency from Clienting Group; and The Bridge, working for brands such as LG and Personal developing skills on the digital and CRM field.
I came to Maruri Grey at 2013 to be part of the Relationship Manager’s team. Today, I have the leadership of the Creative Planning and Project Manager’s team in Quito, focusing my work on integral campaigns for local and international clients such as Renault, Continental Tire, Unicef, Payless Shoesource, Sanofi, P&G, among others. I'm proud of work all these years with an amazing team so we can say today that we are the most creative and effective agency in the country.
Santiago has been part of Maruri Grey since 2002.
His beginnings were as account executive where he handled brands such as: Visa, MasterCard, Texaco, among others.
In 2006 he took over the position of Account Director, working with: Toni, La Fabril, Tampico, etc.
In September 2010 he began to manage the agency's television production. The results at the end of 2011 were the best, revenue increased by 95% vs. the previous year.
During 2012 and 2013 he is in charge of managing besides the production company, also the areas of Call center and BTL of Maruri Grey Guayaquil. Together with a first-class team, Santiago has been part of the growth of these business areas, which are currently one of the most important in the country.
He is currently Production Manager and oversees the works of: Producer, BTL, Research and Digital in Guayaquil
Creative / Planner with over 18 years of experience. Curious, constantly seeking for trends. I’m always trying to reinvent and innovate how people see creativity.
Started my professional life at the age of 18, full of ambition and good friendships, after 6 years of career, I became ECD in 360 communications where I work 4 years, leading successful digital and direct campaigns for local and multinational clients like GSK, Coca Cola, Diageo, Mercedes Benz, AB InBev.
In 2011, attracted by the creative culture I join Maruri Grey as director of BTL. In 2013 I lead a transformation process and became the Relationship Management Director, heading back to the roots of strategic planning. In 2015, on a successful effort to cohesion creativity with planning and customer service, I became VP of Creative Planning, leading the creative and strategic teams from the agency, and supervising the digital production, PR, BTL, production deparments. In 2017 I add to my responsibility the direction of the Quito office.
I Join Maruri Grey in 1998 to work in Media. By 2013 I became the Quito´s office Manager, and after two great years I became the National Media Director. On the last 14 years, I have been nominated and named the best employee.
Over my career, I have worked successful media strategies for almost every category on the market.
One of my strongest capabilities, is closing new business for the Digital, ATL, Production and media departments. I consider myself, a creative strategist that use innovation to deliver the right solutions to my clients on every field.
I have more than 6,000 days doing exactly the same, “building and positioning brands through the use of digital media”, and I love it.
Rodrigo is a social communicator with a Master`s degree in Projects` Communications from the University of Navarra - Spain. Joined Maruri Grey in 2018.
With over 15 years of experience, Rodrigo´s specialties as a strategic adviser concern political, corporate, marketing and commercial communication issues.
His innovation and creativity made of him an expert in content strategy topics for traditional and digital communications, based on neurocommunication, neurolinguistic programming and emotional connections.
He has advised more than 50% of the most important and relevant organizations. Including public, federal and private organizations from Ecuador, Chile, Peru and Spain. Beside United Nations development agencies in these countries.
As a qualified communications professional, his consultancies include companies, such as: Telefónica – Movistar, Nestlé, La Fabril, Pepsico Ecuador - Perú, Pronaca, Confiteca, Codelco (Chile), Novartis, Panasonic, Aon Ecuador, Sanofi, Merck Sharp and Dohme, Owen Illinois, ANCUPA (National Association of Oil Palm Cultivators), Pintulac, Chova, Level 3, Huawei, Kia. Last, but not least important clients such as Avon, Oriflame and Association of Direct Selling Companies from Ecuador.
He has advised Presidents of the Republic, Vice-Presidents, Ministers, Congressmen and Mayors in Ecuador on campaigns and political communication.