2017 One Show Direct Jury

Suhana Gordhan

Creative Director

FCB Africa

South Africa

Suhana Gordhan is a Creative Director at FCB Africa. She is passionate about the art of copywriting and loves parenting an idea well enough so that nobody molests it along its journey from birth to maturity. She believes that the best agency-client relationships are more marriage and less bondage.

Gordhan is a Hindu, who learned very quickly that there are no sacred cows in advertising. One of her favourite moments was during her time as Creative Director on Nando’s, when she pissed off a dictator and won a Loerie Grand Prix because of it. Some of her other accolades include a Black Eagle, Gold Pendoring, Creative Circle Ad of the Year, a Silver Pixel at The Bookmarks and a Cannes Silver Lion.

Suhana has a strong commitment to the South African industry and was thus nominated to join both The Loeries Board and The Creative Circle Exco. She is the new Chairperson of The Loerie Awards. Gordhan also writes an opinion column about advertising and marketing for Business Day, a South African national daily newspaper.




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