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Leo Gesess



up to date              > CEO / Creative Director / Photographer ( &

2008 - 2009         > Publishing of own book “A very common horse book”,
                            , all photographs realized in Nova Scotia

                                   > Studio photography for various clients in Italy and Switzerland.
                                   > Outdoor photography for fashion, sports, events and people.

2006                       > Subsidiary of COM.COM. Communication Company GmbH in Florida, USA

2000 –                   > Owner, Managing and Creative Director of the advertising agency
                                      COM.COM. Communication Company GmbH, Switzerland,
                                      Main clients:  Miele AG Switzerland & International, SKG Schweizerische

                                      Kynologische Gesellschaft, fiftyfifty Düsseldorf, Mars, Milky Way,

                                      Pedigree, Twix, Balisto, Kitekat, Dove, Amicelli, Spross,
                                      Ferro Recycling, Hallmark, Ochsner Shoes, Swiss Federal Office. 

1997 - 1999          > Co-owner of the international Advertising Agency DP, Switzerland

1992 - 1997          > Co-owner of the international Advertising Agency WGG, Switzerland

1975 - 1991           > Managing and Creative Director in several international  
                                      advertising agencies:  J. Walter Thompson, TBWA, Ogilvy & Mather,
                                      Euro RSCG, Grey.

 - 1974                   > Graphic artist and photographer in several Swiss advertising agencies.

                                   > Moderator on International Italian Radio Station

                                   > Founder and Owner of two private Radio Stations, Switzerland

                                   > Manager of two Swiss Pop Music Bands, Switzerland

                                   > Many national and international Creative Work Shops



  • Member of TAU, professional photographer association, Italy

  • Author and editor of the book “Ein hundsgewöhnliches Pferde-Buch” (“A very common horse book”)

  • President of FanClub MTRacing, Italy

  • Mandates for speeches as an expert for Marketing/Advertising/Communication

  • Activities as expert for Marketing/Advertising/Communication in different committees

  • Trainer for Communication/Marketing/Creation to introduce the theme to several Swiss
    school classes

  • Founder of a library in Switzerland

  • Founder of several small regional Swiss newspapers

  • Founder of one of the first private Radio Station in Switzerland