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Dennis May
Chief Creative Officer
Publicis Groupe Germany

BERLIN, GERMANY // Dennis started his career by accident in the account department. But soon he moved to the creative side and became a copywriter at Grey Germany.

After that he went to Jung von Matt for 3 years before he joined DDB in 2006. He climbed his way up to become the Creative Managing Director of the Düsseldorf Office in 2012, and eventually to Chief Creative Officer of DDB Germany in 2017. Under his leadership DDB became the number one creative agency in Germany in 2019.

Since 2021, Dennis is Chief Creative Officer of Publicis Groupe Germany, overlooking all its agencies, including Saatchi & Saatchi, Leo Burnett, MetaDesign etc.

Dennis is a member of the Art Director’s club, One Club, D&AD and was a member of juries for various renowned national and international awards.

Over the years together with his awesome teams he won numerous international awards, including the first Titanium lion in Cannes for a German agency.

If you don’t find him in the jury or the office, he is most likely standing in the crowd of a live concert somewhere in Europe.