– The Executive Committee of the Creative Circle comprises the 9 highest scoring creative directors from 9 different agencies who, in an annual survey, is asked to rank the top 30 creative directors in order from 1-50. This table is then collated and the top 9 names selected.
– The chairperson has four extra nominations, primarily to redress the predominantly pale, male make-up of the committee.
– There is an IAB, Design Counsel and Loeries representative on the Exco.
– Members of the Creative Circle vote for the Chairperson every two years.
Meet the Exco Committee
Creative Circle Chairperson and Executive Creative Director & Partner at Joe Public
Founder & Executive Creative Director Black River FC
Founding Creative Partner of King James Group.
Chief Executive Officer of FCB South Africa.
FCB Johannesburg Creative Director
Executive Creative Director at Quirk Johannesburg
GABY DE ABREU (DESIGN COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE)
Executive Creative Director at Switch Design
Chief Creative Officer Y&R South Africa
JASON XENOPOULOS (IAB REPRESENTATIVE)
CEO and Chief Creative Officer.
EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR TBWA\HUNT\LASCARIS
Creative Founding Partner FoxP2
Executive Creative Director at Lowe Cape Town.
Joint Executive Creative Director at Ogilvy Johannesburg
Ogilvy Johannesburg Creative Director
Owner, Grid Worldwide
ECD M&C Saatchi Abel
TBWA \HUNT\ LASCARIS Chief Creative Officer
Founding Partner at Joe Public United