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Global Business Development Director, Grayling
In his current role, Jon is responsible for co-ordinating Grayling's response to multi-market briefs, working with colleagues from all disciplines throughout the agency' s international network to develop strategies, and ensuring the right resources are brought together. He previously established and ran Grayling' s EMEA-wide account for PayPal.
Before joining Grayling, Jon's career saw him develop and run successful UK and international campaigns for clients including Associated British Foods plc, Baxters Food Group, The Gleneagles Hotel, Hasbro, ICI, Marriott International, McCain Foods, News International, PepsiCo, Red Bull, Scottish & Newcastle (now Heineken), Shell, Unilever and Weetabix.
Jon is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and the Chartered Institute of Marketing in the UK and has previously judged several PR industry awards, including the CIPR Excellence Awards, PRCA Awards, the PRWeek Awards and the Romanian PR Awards.
Jon is currently resident in San Francisco.
Creative Director, McCann Worldgroup
Global Group Creative Director, MindChamps
Working across disciplines, incl. advertising, digital, and (interior) design, Birger has won more than 120 national and international awards, incl. Gold at Cannes, the first-ever D&AD for Vietnam, was named most awarded DM creative in Asia, "hottest" creative in Vietnam, and ranked in the Top 100 of “Hottest Creatives in Asia”.
Birger's “TransMariner” campaign for the Republic of Singapore Navy was ranked No.4 in the world (Won Report), his Coke "Olympic Beat" campaign garnered 400 Million views within the first month on air. He created the world's first WeChat ad for BMW, helped make Saatchi & Saatchi Singapore the most awarded direct marketing agency in the world, and TBWAVietnam the most awarded agency in the country.
Birger became a member of the advisory council of the University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh City.
Birger is a member of D&AD and The Design Society. He was a judge at London International, New York Festival, Adfest, Award, Young Guns, Pinasthika, AdStars, Golden Bell, Vega Digital Awards, Chillies and Creative Circle Awards.
In his free time, Birger lectures and speaks across Asia on marketing and advertising, and works on design projects. He holds a Private Pilot License.
Marketing Manager & Account Executive, M&A Creative Agency
~ Cara McCarthy Hutchins, Founder & CEO of Communications, Ink, United States
~ Marco Oliveira, CEO of MOXY, Portugal
~ Rafael Fernandes, Founder & Creative Director of Angry Dog, Brazil
~ Kari Kivelä, Co-Founder of Oura Health, Finland
~ Christine Collins, Managing Director of Bad Penny Factory, United States
~ Andrew Seaton, Director of Mint Films, Australia
~ Renard Ragsdale, Chief Delivery Officer of Ragsdale Design Group, United States
~ Michael Wilson, Creative Director of Trekk, United States
~ Stephanie Davila, Editorial Director of Banana Republic, United States
~ Christopher Heller, President + Creative Director at helium creative, United States
~ Trisha Palmer, Technical Director at IKM Visual Solutions, United Kingdom
~ Mary Rego, Founder & CEO at The Brand Collective, United States
~ Chad Arentz, Owner & Creative Director at Jump Motion Design, United States
~ Clim, Creative Director at Clim Studio, Spain
~ Lester Lim, Creative Director at Creaxis Design, Singapore
~ Adam Binder, Founder at Creative Click Media, United States
~ Claudio Kirac, Creative Director & Co-Founder at Art-Work Agency, Australia
~ Jacob Kurek, CEO / Executive Producer at BluBlu Studios, Poland
~ David Feldman, Creative Director at 3 Owl, Inc, United States
~ Marcel Vrieswijk, Founder & Managing Director at PlusOne, Netherlands
~ Natali Zakashanska, Creative Director at Galagan Branding Agency, Ukraine
~ Diogo Gama Rocha, General Manager at Omdesign, Portugal
~ Debbie Barnett, Founder & Creative Director at Barnett Design, Inc, United States
~ Brian Oster, Creative Director and President at OC Creative, United States
~ Esben Fisker, Designer & Managing Director & Co-Founder at Benny Box, Denmark
~ Daniel Brown, Executive Creative Director at True North Inc, United States
~ Zachary Ouma, Creative Director at Dragonfly Limited, Kenya
~ Jonathan Winbush, Founder and Artist at Winbush Immersive, United States
~ Vasile B Tiplea, CEO & Director of Product and design at Creative27, United States
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