Officer & Gentleman
Tue, 25 May 2021 11:18:11 GMT
After five years at the independent agency Peter Mayer in New Orleans, Marta Blanco has returned to Spain as director of Officer & Gentleman’s business department – reporting directly to the managing director, José Ortiz. She joins José and co-founders and executive creative directors Alex Katz and Javi Iñiguez de Onzoño in their efforts to build the growth enjoyed in recent years by the independent creative boutique.
“At this point in my professional career, and after having spent the past several years working in the US advertising market, I’m delighted to be part of an agency like Officer and Gentleman, that’s clearly invested in creativity, and that brings together the best of local and international markets.”
Marta brings more than 15 years of multicultural and international experience and vision having worked on behalf of both clients, as part of MySpace and FOX, to ad agencies like VICE Media and the aforementioned Peter Mayer.
“One of my main professional objectives is to increase the participation and visibility of women in advertising, above all in management roles. In that sense, Officer & Gentleman has shown that they’re committed to leading the way.”
According to José Ortiz, managing director of Officer & Gentleman: “Despite such a complicated year, we’re more committed than ever to bringing in new talent to help the agency continue to grow and evolve. In that sense, the addition of Marta to the team isn’t just essential but strategic: Her intimate knowledge of the Spanish and American markets, her experience in helping to grow the companies she has worked for, and her passion for creativity will help us reinforce the agency structure, offer better service to our clients, and solidify a business strategy that will allow us to expand both nationally and internationally in the years to come.”
Officer & Gentleman is a creative boutique without borders with offices in Madrid and Miami, working with international clients like Pornhub, Booking.com, Paddy Power and Beefeater. There work has been awarded at renowned advertising festivals like Cannes Lions, The One Show, El Sol and Clio Awards.