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AlmapBBDO Star Andre Sallowicz Returns to Colenso BBDO

Colenso BBDO, 3 months, 1 week ago

Will partner with Simon Vicars who picked up 19 Cannes Lions in 2016

AlmapBBDO Star Andre Sallowicz Returns to Colenso BBDO

Photo, from left to right: Simon Vicars and Andre Sallowicz 

After a three month exchange to Colenso BBDO in 2014, Senior Art Director Andre Sallowicz has returned to work permanently at the Auckland agency. Sallowicz comes highly awarded from AlmapBBDO, where he spent five years working on VW, Pedigree, Havaianas, and Getty Images, among other clients. In his short stint at Colenso he helped to conceptualise DB Export ‘Brewtroleum’, alongside Matt Lawson, Brett Colliver and Simon Vicars.
 
“Colenso has a huge reputation around the world for doing ideas that seem impossible and I could taste that in my first time here. So the invitation to come back and work with Simon, an outstanding copywriter, was perfect. I’m looking forward to working with Wortho, this great team and the best clients in New Zealand”, says Sallowicz.
 
Chief Creative Officer Nick Worthington, says: “South America produces world-class Art Directors, and Andre is definitely one of them. We’re excited to have him back, and excited to have him working with Simon. They’re clever guys who consistently make the best work in the world. We have high expectations” 
 
Sallowicz took home 19 Cannes Lions this year (including 10 gold and the Outdoor Grand Prix) for his work on DB Export ‘Brewtroleum’ and Getty’s ‘Infinite possibilities’ campaign. He partners Simon Vicars who himself has over 30 Cannes Lions and was recently named AWARD Creative of the Year for the second time.