Douglas Castro

Douglas Castro

Managing Director at Leo Burnett Costa Rica & Dominican Republic
Costa Rica


- Over 25 years of experience in advertising working for brands and companies as :Coca Cola, Toyota, Shell, Heinz, Philip Morris, Procter & Gamble, Maggi, Diageo, Kellogg, Warner Lambert.- Experience in Central America and Caribbean markets.- Strong strategic capability, leadership and general management experience.- Proven capability to create, manage and execute large scale projects.- Very oriented to team work and aptitude to operate effectively at all levels.- Organized, able to maintain demanding schedules and work within time and budget constraints.- Decidedly creative, driven by challenge.- Capabilities in ATL, BTL, Shopper Marketing and Digital. 


Managing Director
San Jose, Costa Rica
September 2013 - Present (4 years 3 months)

Managing Director
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
May 2011 - Present (6 years 7 months)
Responsible for running the operation of Leo Burnett Dominicana and growing the agency's share of the local and regional client business.
Creative Planning Director
San Jose, Costa Rica
April 2008 - May 2011 (3 years 1 month)
-Developed and executed creative strategies and campaigns, new brands and line extensions launches in different markets of Central America region.
-Strong business qualifications in creativeness, strategic planning and business unit development.
-Deep consumer knowledge and consumer insights.
General Creative Director
San Jose, Costa Rica
May 1994 - April 2007 (12 years 11 months)


Bachelor's degree Marketing

University of Costa Rica, Brenes
1992 - 1993 (1 year)

Bachelor's degree Advertising

University of Costa Rica, Brenes
1989 - 1992 (3 years)

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