ADC Awards

The ADC Annual Awards is the oldest continuously running industry award show in the world. Now in its 99th year, these Awards celebrate the very best in advertising, design, illustration, photography, packaging, motion and digital media, all with a focus on craftsmanship and innovation.


Eka Ruola

CEO, Executive Creative Director

hasan & partners Group


Eka is a karaoke-loving ad man from the North. He is one the most awarded creative directors in Finland, both on the national and international level. His work has been nominated or awarded at all the major award shows including the Effie’s, Cannes Lions, CLIO Awards, LIA, Epica and Eurobest. Last year he brought home the coveted Grand Effie. Eka is also a frequent jury member and speaker.

Under Eka’s lead hasan & partners has grown to become one of the top modern marketing communication groups in the Nordics, with offices in Helsinki, Stockholm and San Francisco. In 2015 Eka was awarded with the Agency Innovator Award by the Internationalist.

Eka has a strong passion for creating engaging campaigns that activate the audience to interact with brands. He believes that this is the Golden Age of Marketing Creativity – an era increasingly fueled by the millions of opportunities surrounding the real doers.




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