Paul Chan

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Chief Creative Officer
Cheil Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Paul has been at the creative helm of Cheil since 2012. 

 Under his guidance, the agency has consistently punched above its weight—winning 'Agency Of The Year' at Spikes Asia 2017 and 'Regional Agency Of The Year' at both London International Awards 2017 and New York Festivals 2018.

In the latest 2018 Gunn Report, Cheil is ranked the #1 agency in Hong Kong and #37 in the 'World's Top 50 Creative Agencies'. The agency is also ranked #1 in Hong Kong and the #5 ‘Hottest Agency in Asia’ in Campaign Brief Asia’s Creative Rankings 2018—winning 'HK Creative Agency Of The Year' along the way.

 Paul is currently Hong Kong's #1 ranked creative for the second year running in Campaign Brief Asia’s Creative Rankings 2017 & 2018 and Campaign Brief's THE WORK 2017 & 2018. 

 He is also the world's 5th highest-ranked ECD in The Drum's latest Big Won Rankings 2018—as well as the 5th ‘Most Awarded Creative Leader in Asia’ and the #5 ‘Hottest Creative in Asia’ in Campaign Brief Asia’s latest Creative Rankings 2018. 

Paul has judged at every major award show, including: Cannes, D&AD, The One Show (twice), London International Awards (twice), Clio, Spikes Asia, AdFest, New York Festivals (three times), One Show Greater China, Longxi Nova, Festival Volcán, Citra Pariwara, Taiwan 4As Creative Awards, One Eyeland Awards and the Lisbon Advertising Festival. 

 Beyond his passion for the business, Paul is married with a beautiful wife and two very loud kids, none of whom give a flying hoot about his rankings. 

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