Andy Fackrell, Executive Creative Director, shines a light on the DDB kiwi spirit behind their honest and insightful ideas.


Andy Fackrell

Andy is an English born, Australian raised and New Zealand schooled Art Director, and sometime Executive Creative Director. He has worked in agencies in four continents; only Africa and Antarctica have been spared.

He has been Executive Creative Director at DDB New Zealand for 18 months with his focus to establish big brand ideas across the agency roster of clients. Up to 2012, the last 9 years have been at 180 Amsterdam, where he oversaw much of that agencies output on the adidas business with highlights being Wake-Up Call, Kicking It with Jonny Wilkinson and David Beckham, and the +10 World Cup campaign. Before that he was a creative at Wieden+Kennedy in Portland and his work included the Cannes Grand Prix winning Nike Tag and Shaderunner spots as well as one of the first interactive campaigns for Before that he spent five productive years in Singapore working at Batey Ads, his favourite client and haunt being The Raffles Bar & Billiard Room.