The One Show

The One Show is the world's most prestigious award show in advertising, design and digital marketing. For over 40 years, the Gold Pencil has been regarded as one of the top prizes in the creative industry. The One Show has had a rich legacy of honoring some of the most groundbreaking ideas, created by some of the most remarkable minds in creativity.

2017 One Show Social Jury

Toygar Bazarkaya

CCO Americas

Havas WW

New York

As Chief Creative Officer of the Americas, Toygar focuses on strengthening Havas Worldwide's creative capabilities and building a community among creative teams throughout North and South America.

Toygar was born in Turkey and grew up in Germany, where he began his career. In 1997 he began gaining international experience in New York, São Paulo, Boston and Düsseldorf.

Before returning to New York as Executive Creative Director at BBDO, he was the Chief Creative Officer of BBDO Germany, where he brought the agency back into the creative rankings. In 2007, Toygar helped BBDO Germany become the country's most awarded network at Cannes.

Over the years, Toygar has led local and global brands like Mercedes, Gillette, Visa, Braun, Dos Equis, the American Red Cross and many more. He has developed a passion to push the boundaries, in the process leading over a dozen of them to win international awards at the One Show, D&AD, Clios and Cannes Lions in ten different categories.




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