REGIONAL JURY HEAD: LANRE ADISA
Regional Jury Head: Film, OOH, Radio & Print
MD/CCO, Noah’s Ark Communications, Nigeria
Lanre started his career in 1990 as a Trainee Copywriter at MC&A: Saatchi & Saatchi, Lagos, Nigeria. He has since then worked in different capacities as a creative in some of Nigeria’s top agencies. He was at Insight/Grey, Nigeria’s biggest agency, where he worked for six years, leaving in 2003 as an Associate Creative Director. From there he moved to TBWA\Concept as a Creative Director. He left TBWA\Concept as an Executive Creative Director in 2008 to found Noah’s Ark.
In the eight years of its existence, Noah’s Ark has established itself as a leading new generation agency. In 2015, Noah’s Ark ended the year on top of the Lagos Advertising & Ideas Festival (LAIF) Awards table with a Grand Prix in Print. It also won two emeralds at the African Cristal Awards in Marrakech.
In a career spanning over 25 years, he has created outstanding work for some of the most notable brands Nigeria such as Indomie Noodles, MTN, Peak Milk, Three Crowns, Virgin Atlantic and GOtv among others.
Driven by a vision to put Nigeria on the world map of advertising, Lanre is actively involved in the Nigerian creative community with a special passion for inspiring and grooming the next generation. He is the President of the Creative Directors Circle and an Adviser to the Lagos Advertising & Ideas Festival (LIAF)