You might have seen Glenn Cole’s name in the Advertising Age Creativity 50 (several times) or watched him accept the Cannes Best in Show Award, Agency of the Year from Advertising Age, Adweek, The Drum and ThinkLA.
Glenn Cole, co-founder and chief creative officer of 72andSunny is also the chairman of judges for the 38th AWARD Awards.
Under Cole’s leadership, 72andSunny has scooped the Campaign of the Year prize many times for OK Google (Webby People’s Choice), Activision’s Destiny launch (ThinkLA), Samsung The Next Best Thing is Here (ThinkLA) and Call of Duty Black Ops II (Webby People’s Choice).
Cole has also spearheaded notable campaigns such as K-Swiss Signs Kenny Powers, Unhate for United Colours of Benetton, and the Samsung Oscars Selfie.
72andSunny has twice been named on the Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies list and twice on Advertising Age’s Best Places to Work list.
And Cole himself has been invited into the Clios Hall of Fame, the One Club Board of Directors and the University of Oregon SOJC Hall of Achievement.
AWARD chairman, Wilf Sweetland, commented, “Glenn Cole inspires his partners and clients by showing how taking big creative swings can drive business results. Glenn leads a culture that values the creative identity in everyone, and sets the standard for innovation.
“We are therefore delighted to welcome Glenn to Australia as chairman of the 38th AWARD Awards. He brings with him a wealth and diversity of knowledge and an international perspective that will ensure a world-class assessment of entries. We look forward to sharing some of our region’s greatest creative work with him.”
Cole added, “AWARD Awards not only raises the bar for great work, it focuses on creativity’s potential to turbocharge business. I’m also excited to spend some time in Sydney which, from my experience, offers some of the best culture and creative talent in the world.”
The AWARD Awards ceremony will take place on Friday May 26 2017 – again as part of Semi Permanent.