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.


Kate H. Oh

CCO, Executive Creative Director

Cheil Worldwide


Seoul, South Korea // Kate Hyewon Oh is a CCO and an Executive Creative Director for Cheil Worldwide HQ in Seoul.

She leads the strategy, creative direction and production of integrated campaigns for clients, such as Samsung electronics, GM, Korea Telecom, Anheuser-Busch InBev and many others.

In 2012, she won 2 Gold Lions in Promo & Activation for her Samsung Camera campaign “Insight”.

The campaign also won a Grand Prix in Film at Spikes Asia, and a Grand Prix in PR at the newly-rising international advertising festival Ad Stars. In 2013, the campaign also won 4Gold Lotuses at AdFest. In 2016 she won a Grand Lotus in Promotion and INNOVA Lotus in INNOVA for her KT “Life Saving TV” again.

Kate has served as a juror on several international festivals, such as Cannes Lions(2006), CLIO’s(2013), AD Stars’(2014), LIA’s(2015), CLIO’s(2016), and One Show’s(2017). She was also invited as a guest speaker at the Cannes lions 2010, where she held a seminar “Majority Report-The Future of Advertising”.




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