Maria Perez leads the production and business affairs department in delivering exceptional and effective creative output for the agency. Additionally, Perez oversees day-to-day operations at Johannes Leonardo, including implementing multi-departmental processes, systems and approaches that maximize scale for the agency.
Hailing from Madrid, Perez has had a 25-year-long career spanning various digital and integrated production roles. Prior to joining Johannes Leonardo in 2016, Perez was a freelance producer for four years, during which time she worked on projects for adidas. Over the course of her career, Perez has held positions at agencies 72andSunny in Amsterdam and 180 Amsterdam.
During her career, Perez has managed thousands of productions, including spots for adidas, Samsung, Smirnoff, Coke, Versace, Alexander Wang and Benetton, which have resulted in accolades from international award shows like Cannes, the Clios and The One Show.