Dörte Spengler-Ahrens 

Chief Creative Officer, Jung von Matt/SAGA, Germany

Dörte Spengler-Ahrens, CCO at Jung von Matt/SAGA.

Dörte studied Visual Communications and started her career as an Art Director, then switched to copywriting.

After working in several agencies, she went to work at Jung von Matt where she became a Creative Director after only three years.

In 2000, she founded her own company MARIA.

In 2001, Dörte came back as CCO and established the agency Jung von Matt/Spree in Berlin with two partners.

Afterwards, she founded the first international branch of Jung von Matt: Jung von Matt/9.

Later she founded Jung von Matt/Fleet with clients like Zalando, Sixt, Mercedes-Benz and DER SPIEGEL.

As of November 2013, she took on the direction of Jung von Matt/Elbe with partners and with additional clients like NIVEA, OBI DIY, Techniker Krankenkasse, EIS.de, Jim Beam and more. By the end of 2016, the agency was rebranded and is now Jung von Matt/SAGA. 

Dörte is one of the most awarded German creatives, presidium member of the Art Director’s Club (ADC), board member of the ADC Festival and Congress Hamburg, as well as a judge for the most important international award juries within the communication sector. 

She loves her work, her husband, and her son Bela. She also loves to travel and to meet people – if possible, everything at the same time.

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