A Philosophy graduate, Catalin Dobre, the 39 years old Chief Creative Officer and Co-CEO of McCann Worldgroup Romania started working in advertising as a copywriter, 20 years ago.
Along the years, he won 2 Cannes Lions Grand Prix and a Titanium Lion, the total count of Cannes awards reaching 39 Lions. Also, he scored awards in all the major international advertising shows including D&AD, Clio, One Show, Eurobest, Lia, New York Festivals, Cresta and Golden Drum.
He was proud to serve in the juries of D&AD, Clio, Eurobest, Dubai Lynx, NY Festivals and Golden Drum.
Catalin was part of the first Romanian Forbes 30 under 30 Edition and received, two years later, the Excellence Award. Also, he received the IAA excellence award, for creating the campaign that brought the first Cannes Grand Prix in Eastern Europe and was part of Adweek's Creative 100 in 2019.