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Saman Mansourpour, Founder, The Agency

2 min, 29 sec read
11:57 AM | 26 July 2013
by Jim Compton-hall
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Saman, founder of The Agency, talks to us about his time in the ad industry and gives some useful advice.

Prior to founding TheAgency, Saman worked for Campaign’s Agency of the Year and was the European Marketing Manager of a Fortune 500 company at the age of 23.

What was your first ever job?

Air Products, I joined them after my degree on a graduate programme where I worked from multiple departments across Europe over a two year period. Essential learning, huge exposure and overall a great experience.

Why did you go into advertising?

I studied a degree that was founded in product design and business, which helped me to understand the product lifecycle and go to market strategies. Marketing, advertising and technology always came naturally. I thrive in creative environments even though I am always at the business end. Advertising was seeing huge change with the digital revolution, it was new and exciting so I wanted to be part of it.

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