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Julien Chiapolini

Executive Creative Director
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McCann Paris,
France

Julien is now leading the creation & the vision of McCann Worldgroup Paris as Executive Creative Director, with his longtime creative partner Riccardo Fregoso.
His mission is clear : bringing McCANN Paris back in the top creative agencies in France and in the world. He also had the chance by the past to work
and learn from the best and inspiring creative leaders as Chris Garbutt or Baptiste Clinet. After graduating, he began his career with a first experience at FCB before joining TBWA \ MAP then BEING, where he met his friend and creative partner Riccardo. They spent four years in the TBWA and then two years at Ogilvy Paris, where they had the opportunity to work
on brands such as Absolut, BMW, Martell, Nissan Infiniti, McDonald’s, Mondelez, Deezer, Tiffany, Netflix and Coca Cola. They have won together more than 70 international creative prizes at the most prestigious festivals, including 12 Lions in Cannes, 2 Eurobest Grand Prix, and
many others at the Clio Awards, DNAD, Webbys, the London International Awards, the Cristal Festival and the One Show. In Cannes in 2015, they won 5 Lions,
including a Gold in Press for Coca Cola, and the first and only Data Lions for France. Julien joined McCANN in 2015 with Riccardo Fregoso to take the Creative Direction of the agency.
With their guidance, McCann Paris has climbed to the 4th place in the Gunn Report’s 2016 rankings of all agencies in France.