Emuron Alemu

Emuron Alemu

Group Creative Director at Ogilvy & Mather
Kenya, Kenya

Summary

Multiple award winning advertising creative. Adept at creating advertising campaigns across a range of categories, mediums and disciplines. Vast knowledge of markets in Sub Saharan Africa with years of experience in developing specific market campaigns and Pan African campaigns. Supremely proficient in writing for advertising. Winner of multiple Loeries Awards, African Cristals Awards, MSK awards and Cannes Lions. Comfortable in high pressure situations and capable of delivering within short deadlines.

Sector Experience

Positions

Group Creative Director
Nairobi, Kenya
April 2016 - Present (1 year 5 months)
Responsible for supervising and improving the creative output from our offices and affiliates across Sub Saharan Africa and training our creative resources to be more proficient in their thinking and crafting.
Creative Director
Nairobi, Kenya
January 2014 - March 2016 (2 years 2 months)
Responsible for supervising a creative team tasked with supervising the creative output for one of the agency's key clients Airtel Africa across 17 markets on the African continent.
Creative Director
Kampala, Uganda
September 2012 - January 2014 (1 year 4 months)
Senior Copywriter
Kampala, Uganda
September 2010 - August 2012 (1 year 11 months)
Copywriter
fireworks Advertising (U) Limited
Uganda
October 2009 - August 2010 (10 months)
Copywriter
MAAD Advertising
Uganda
March 2008 - September 2009 (1 year 6 months)
Junior Copywriter
Ignition Advertising
Uganda
September 2007 - February 2008 (5 months)

Education

BA Social Sciences

Makerere University
2002 - 2005 (3 years)

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