ADC Awards

The ADC Annual Awards, part of The One Club for Creativity, is the oldest continuously running industry award show in the world. Now heading into its incredible 100th year, these Awards celebrate the very best in advertising, digital media, graphic and publication design, packaging and product design, motion, experiential and spatial design, photography, illustration and fashion design all with a focus on artistry and craftsmanship.


Merlee Jayme

Global President

dentsu Mcgarrybowen

Makati City, Phillippines

The 2019 Drum Global Ranking announced the top 100 Chief Creative Officers in the world, and there were only 8 women in the list. One of them is Merlee Jayme.

The Global President of Dentsu Mcgarrybowen, and "Chairmom" of Dentsu Jayme Syfu Merlee is known for her work that push Insights and innovation.

Her major awards include a Cannes Lion Grand Prix for Mobile, Grand CLIO, and D&AD pencils. Beyond awards, she has led her agency to win key accounts: Coca-Cola, Nestle, and Shell fuels.

Merlee is a sought-after international speaker and an opinion leader. Her helpful videos this year showed "Creativity that means business" for the Cannes Lions "future gazers", LIA's "Re-Packaging yourself" -a survival guide for creatives, during these trying times.

One of CNN’s Leading Women, she is a seasoned judge in award shows, an author/illustrator of a handbook “Everyone Can Be Creative”, a mom to 4 creative girls, and an inspiration in breaking the glass ceiling in this mad men’s world.




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