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As a pioneer in the digital industry and a serial entrepreneur, Havro specializes in strategy, branding, and digital marketing with over 20 years of experience on both the client and agency sides.
Bachelor in Mass Communication & Media Studies, he has different specializations, including a postgraduate degree in Marketing Management from Centennial - Toronto and an executive MBA in Marketing and Sales from CEDEPE Business School - Recife where he received the Top Gold MBA award as the best student of the year.
He started his career in 1996 by founding and leading for 7 years Inovação Comunicação Interativa, one of the first digital marketing agencies in Brazil, where he won, among other awards, The Best Agencies Award by Revista da Criação in 2002 and some iBest Awards in two years in a row. In 2003 he was a partner at Icorp / Ag, where he served as Director of Marketing and Innovation, contributing to the expansion plan that culminated in the partnership with Agência Click, which later became Isobar, an agency of the Dentsu Aegis group.
From 2005 to 2008, he structured and managed departments, teams, and processes in different agencies such as the legendary OEM Comunicação and Agência Hagua, where he led a team of marketing strategists focused on local consumer behavior, helping multinationals to identify particular consumer needs.
In 2008 he joined Sony Brasil, where he worked in different positions. But it was as National Trade Marketing Manager, who can lead a front-end sales team with more than 400 employees, helping the company achieve record sales in 2014. From 2015 to 2017, he was at the head of his own startup, DHS Flats, created to meet the demand for vacation rental management in one of the most popular tourist destinations in Brazil - the famous Porto de Galinhas beach, in Pernambuco. Ahead of the startup, Havro achieved the title of Superhost four years in a row on Airbnb.
Since 2018, he leads the digital strategy department at Brand & Mortar Inc, a marketing agency based in Toronto and an office in San Diego, where he serves companies across North America, creating marketing and branding strategies.
Over more than 20 years of career, Havro has provided marketing services to companies such as Palmer’s Canada, Sony Brasil, TIM Telecom, PepsiCo, GAMA Italy, DaFruta, DuFry, Beach Park to name a few.
"Andre was a regular prize winner in Sony Brasil as he has constantly achieve goals in sales team. His dedication and contribution made Sony Brasil to grow sales twice in 3 years. Andre led sales team with passion, intelligence and challenger's spirit to strive for big goals. I wish Andre taking numerous leading position in Sales/Marketing field as well as management."
President Sony Brasil, 2009 - 2012
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