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.


Alexander Kalchev

Executive Creative Officer

DDB Paris


Alexander Kalchev is the Executive Creative Director of DDB Paris, where he oversees a variety of brands such as Volkswagen, Hennessy, Ubisoft, Uber, Honda, Amnesty International among others.

Since taking over the creative leadership of DDB Paris, the agency has been named agency of the Year at the French ADC and in 2018 was the most awarded French agency at D&AD, One Show and ADC New York.

In 2011 Alexander was profiled in Creativity’s “Creatives to Know” and in 2014 he was chosen as one of the ADC New York’s Young Guns 12 class.

His work has been multi-awarded at the Cannes Lions, D&AD, One Show and all other major advertising festivals. “The Centaur” for Honda - the first film he directed – was awarded a silver film lion in Cannes.

Alexander hates bios written in third person and bios that are too funny for their own good.




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