Johan Bello


Executive Creative Director & Creative Leader ACNE, Sweden


Johan Bello is the Executive Creative Director and Creative Leader of international creative agency ACNE. Awarded No.1 Executive Creative Director in Sweden 2016 & 2017. Recently featured on Ad Age’s list ”40 under 40” celebrating people taking an unexpected path to success. Since joining Acne in Sweden in 2007 after spells at Mother London and Madre Buenos Aires, Bello has produced multi-award winning global campaigns, opened up an R&D department, directed commercials, written books, short films and founded Curater - a frame that streams the world’s most progressive art. Johan’s most recent campaign, IKEA’s response to Balenciaga, was named one of the most successful global campaigns of 2017 and won over 30+ awards in various prestigious award shows. Bello has worked with global brands such Instagram, IKEA, H&M, Spotify, Coca Cola, GAP, Boots, Fanta, Product (RED), Motorola, Orange, Diageo, SAB Miller & Telenor.