Rita Salvado


Chief Creative Officer McCann Lisbon, Portugal

Rita Salvado is the Chief Creative Officer of McCann Lisbon, since 2014.

Prior to that, Rita worked as Head of Art at BBDO Portugal and as Art Director in several other agencies since 1995, when she started her career at Publicis. With a long list of creativity and effectiveness awards, Rita worked for major nacional and international clients such as L’Oréal, Mercedes, ANA Airports, Samsung, Carlsberg and many others.

She is a PhD Candidate at Catholic University of Portugal studying Communication Sciences, but she started her education at the Faculty of Fine Arts where she graduated in Communication Design. She also studied Film Directing and Figure Drawing at the Fine Art’s Society in Lisbon. Besides that, Rita complemented her education with a Master Class in Digital Creativity and Digital Acceleration and also taught Design at the Institute of Business Communication.