Christian Sommer

Christian Sommer

Creative Partner at Serviceplan Group SE
Munich, Germany

About me

Christian was born and raised in a small German city near the Bavarian alps. He studied fashion design and started his professional career as a fashion designer. When developing the campaign for his first clothing collection, he fell in love with advertising and studied communication design in Munich. He graduated with Summa cum Laude and started his career as a trainee at Serviceplan Munich where within three years he became Creative Director for integrated campaigns. His work helped significantly to turn Serviceplan into one of the most creative independent agency groups in the world.

Being a professional ski guide, he followed in 2009 his passion for the mountains and relocated to Switzerland. In Zurich he built up the newly founded agency of Scholz & Friends that soon became a relevant player in the Swiss Market.

In 2012 he became a founding member of Serviceplan’s new Swiss agency group and quickly led it as Chief Creative to widespread national and international success. In 2016 he got appointed as Creative Managing Director of Serviceplan Munich.

During his career, Christian developed international campaigns for clients like Adidas, Amnesty International, BMW, Bosch, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bahn, Sympatex, Migros, Mini, Oakley and many more.

He won over 400 Awards and also judged multiple awards in the most important national and international festivals like Clio, Eurobest, Epica and many more. He is Member of the German Art Directors Club, ADC of Europe, ADC NY and D&AD.

Other professional activities

PHNX 2021

Awards Jury Member

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