The One Show

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2019 One Show Interactive & Online / Digital Craft / Creative Use of Data Jury

Mervyn Ten Dam

Founder / Chief Creative Officer



Mervyn ten Dam is Executive Creative Director and founder of ACHTUNG! Mcgarry Bowen Amsterdam and president of the Dutch club of Creativity, ADCN.

Raised in the age of the web, Mervyn has a passion for non-traditional ways of moving people closer to brands.

Combined with a strong focus on execution to the very last detail, this led to a wide array of work that got recognised by both peers and jury’s internationally. In the last 10 years ACHTUNG! received over 110 Awards and was declared Agency of the Year 4 times.

Mervyn took a chair in over 20 Dutch and international Advertising Juries and regularly speaks at creative seminars and festivals.




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