Helge Gruettke

Helge Gruettke

Director Business Development at BBDO Group Germany
Düsseldorf, Germany

About me

Helge is an account management and new business professional with over 13 years experience, building brands locally and globally and growing business across all disciplines.
He has worked extensively across EMEA in partnership with teams from North America and APAC.
In his current role he is responsible for driving the business development and marketing efforts of the BBDO Germany group, leading a team of 7 across all marketing disciplines.


Some accounts he has worked and received multiple marketing efficiency and creative awards on: IBM, DHL, Shell and TOTAL.
International account wins from the last years include: Beck's, Sky, DHL, Gore-Tex.


Helge enjoys building relationships and earning the long term trust of clients through a deeper understanding of their business needs.


He is a strong team player that believes in the need to transmit agency values, thrives on competition, enjoys motivating his team and bringing groups of people together to work successfully on projects and pitches.


Helge is regularly using his experience to train and motivate staff in conferences and internal trainings to encourage everyone to be a part of the new business effort as he believes the new business and marketing team should be at the heart of every successful agency.


Helge is also a keen photographer, aviation enthusiast, tech geek and amateur cook who loves motorsports, football and golf, but usually has to give it all up to entertain his 3 year old daughter.


Specialties
Proven track record globally:
Strategic leadership, client management, insight and brand development, prospecting strategy, lead generation, team building, training and public speaking. 

Positions

Director Business Development

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