Rodrigo Linhares joins FCB West as Creative Director


By Egotist / / FCB West Executive Vice President and Chief Creative Officer Karin Onsager-Birch has announced the appointment of Rodrigo Linhares as Creative Director. Originally from Brazil, Linhares, a multiple Cannes Lions award-winner, has had stints at places like Duval Guillaume (Brussels) to Leo Burnett (Moscow), where he won a Gold Lion for Lego’s “Build Beyond”; DDB (Berlin), where he won a Film Lion for Volkswagen’s “Pedro”; and BBDO (New York). “Rodrigo’s laser-sharp focus on great creative, media-neutral approach and overflowing positive energy make him a fantastic addition to our team and an excellent mentor for our younger creatives. His international mindset is critical for our global work as we continue to attract clients whose brands and products need to connect with consumers across borders,” said Onsager-Birch. Congrats on the new hire.