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.


Michael Frease

EVP Group Creative Director



Michael is the EVP, Group Creative Director leading the Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid and Jenn-Air brands. He leads a truly integrated team and oversees creative development for digital, broadcast, social and activations. Having recently launched new, award winning campaigns for Maytag and Whirlpool, including a Cannes Lion Grand Prix winner for Whirlpool’s Care Counts, Michael’s team continually creates work that is recognized and respected on a global level.

  Michael is a constant student of life and keeps himself young at heart (and mind) by golfing, fishing, skiing, and through the biggest joys of his life, his daughter Sadie, his son Fletcher, his wife Ryanne and his dog Rosie.




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