Catalin Dobre CEE Creative Director and Chief Creative Officer, McCann Bucharest

A Philosophy graduate, Catalin Dobre, the 34 years old CEE Creative Director and Chief Creative Officer at McCann Bucharest, started working in advertising as a copywriter 14 years ago. 

Along the years he has won 2 Cannes Lions Grand Prix and a Titanium Lion, the total count of Cannes awards reaching 24 Lions. Also, he scored awards in all the major international advertising shows: D&AD, Clio, One Show, Eurobest, Lia, New York Festivals, Cresta, Golden Drum.
He is proud to have served in the jury of D&AD, Clio, Eurobest and Golden Drum.

Catalin was part of the first Romanian Forbes 30 under 30 Edition and received, two years later, the Excellence Award. Also, he received the IAA excellence award in 2010 for creating the campaign that brought the first Cannes Grand Prix in Eastern Europe.


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