PARIS, Dec. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- David Droga has been appointed
Worldwide Creative Director of Publicis Worldwide (NYSE: PUB), one of the
three global advertising networks of the world's fourth-largest communications
David Droga, 34, has had an exceptional international award-winning
career, with the most recent recognition being this year's award by Ad Age
Magazine as the World's Top Creative Director 2002. His agency, Saatchi &
Saatchi London, where he has been Executive Creative Director, was named this
year "Global Agency of the Year" at the Cannes International Advertising
Festival 2002, and the UK's Number 1 Ranked Agency for Income Earned by
His international career led to top awards for the agencies with which he
was affiliated. This included International Agency of the Year Award for
Saatchi & Saatchi, Singapore and Agency of the Year Award for Omon Sydney.
He commented, "Saatchi & Saatchi London has been the most rewarding three
years of my career to date. That gives me great confidence to become the
Worldwide Creative Director of Publicis Worldwide, a formidable network with a
huge creative mandate."
Maurice Levy, Chairman and CEO of Publicis Worldwide, said "I want
Publicis Worldwide to be the best creative network in the world. I have chosen
the man who I believe is the best creative director today. Dave has the
passion, the energy, and the talent to make Publicis Worldwide the best. He
has an amazing track record of amazingly-relevant campaigns which win awards
and market share."
David Droga's bio follows.
DAVID BJORN DROGA
1999 - present: Executive Creative Director
Saatchi & Saatchi London
Member Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide Board.
Major highlights: "Global Agency of the Year" Cannes International
Advertising Festival 2002.
Named "World's Top Creative Director"
Ad Age Magazine 2002.
UK's Number 1 Ranked Agency for Income Earned
Campaign Magazine July 2002.
Named one of the forty most influential people in
Europe under the Age of 40.
Media Magazine 2001.
1996-1999: Regional Creative Director
Saatchi & Saatchi Asia
Executive Creative Director
Saatchi & Saatchi Singapore
Major highlights: Singapore office is named "International Agency of
Ad Age Magazine 1998
Saatchi & Saatchi Asia
Regional Agency of the Year
Media Marketing 1999.
Asia's fastest growing agency
Media Marketing Magazine 1998
Asia's most awarded agency 1997, 1998, 1999
Campaign Brief Magazine
Voted one of the world's ten most important
Taiwanese Media Communications Magazine 1999
1992-1996: Partner/Creative Director
Agency of the Year
Campaign Brief - 1991, 1993
1988 - 1992: Writer
1987 - 1988: Australian Writer & Art Directors School
Winner Top Student Nationally.
Major Awards Won: Cannes Lions 42 (over 100 Finalists)
One Show Pencils 23 (over 100 finalists)
D&AD 7 Pencils (over 100 finalists)
SOURCE Publicis Worldwide