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Jorg Riommi

Chief Creative Officer Central Eastern Europe & Romania
Publicis Groupe
, Romania

Jörg Riommi is an Italian/German creative leader based in Bucharest, Romania.

He's currently Chief Creative Officer of Publicis Groupe Central and Eastern Europe, overseeing the output of the holding company's creative brands agencies across 15 markets. He is also Chief Creative Officer of Publicis Groupe Romania, a member of both Publicis and Leo Burnett Global Product Committee (GPC), and Global Creative Director on Jacobs coffee.

As Chief Creative Officer of Publicis Romania (2014 to present) he managed to bring the agency to #3 in the world at D&AD 2020 and #4 at One Show 2020 thanks to the success of Burger King's Moldy Whopper campaign, winning among others, One Show's Best In Show award and D&AD's coveted BLACK PENCIL.

He ranked at the #7 Chief Creative Officer in the Big Won, The Drum report 2020.

Before this, he brought the agency to be the #1 office in CEE in 2016 making Agency of the Year at WARC regional Golden Drum festival, and the #3 Publicis office Worldwide in Cannes 2018.

In these same years, his focus on pitching new business also helped add to his agencies’ rooster a series of new, prestigious brands and clients including Coca Cola CEE, Burger King SEE and Jacobs global - all pitches he personally lead.

Before joining Publicis, Jorg worked for many years (2002 to mid 2014) for Saatchi&Saatchi as a creative thinker, senior copywriter, and then as creative director and executive creative director.

He has been part of Saatchi Rome, S. Juan Puerto Rico, Bucharest, Frankfurt and Berlin, and a creative for several network projects in Madrid, Amsterdam, Paris, Copenhagen, Geneve, Brussels, Milan, New York and many more.

Jorg's work has won about 300 awards, including multiple Grand Prix and golds in each major festival such as D&AD, Cannes Lions, The One Show, The CLIOs, LIA, Eurobest, Golden Drum, ADC.

He was part of several international juries including London International Awards 2019, Dubai Lynx 2010, New York Festival 2012, Eurobest 2014, CLIO 2016, Golden Drum 2016, The One Show 2017, Golden Hammer 2017 (jury chair), Cannes 2017, Dubai Lynx 2018, One Show 2020 and D&AD 2021.
He still, always believes in the world changing, power of ideas and that nothing is impossible.