Mark Panayi

CEO and Creative Director

Mark graduated in Graphic Design and Advertising from Great Yarmouth College of Art and Design in the UK. His design skills and flair in advertising soon brought him to work for top international accounts in large and not-so-large advertising agencies before he founded his first design atelier with his friend Massimo. He later founded Excel advertising where, today, he’s CEO and creative director. He has won numerous awards and recognitions for advertising, packaging, corporate identity and branding. He has over 30 years’ experience in communication in the healthcare field as well as automotive, food, cosmetics, luxury goods and many others.

Mark is Senior Professional member of the Italian Association of Design and Visual Communication (AIAP)
Member of the Bureau of European Designers Association (BEDA) Society of Industrial Artists and Designers – Chartered Society of Designers

Massimo Brusa

CEO and Client Service Director

Massimo graduated in Architecture from the Polytechnic of Turin and specialized in Visual Communication at the European Institute of Design (IED) in Milan.
He began his career collaborating with the most important Italian advertising agencies to then found, with his friend Mark, firstly Strike Communication, and then Excel Advertising. He later continued his career as an independent designer for important national brands. He has over 30 years’ experience in communication in the fields of food, luxury goods, cosmetics and many others.