An energetic, enthusiastic leader, passionate about finding ideas and new ways to grow brands

Damian Pinkus

Creative Partner, Founder | The Works

Damian is a serial entrepreneur and solving big challenges is what gets him out of bed.  He is an energetic, enthusiastic leader and is passionate about finding ideas and new ways to grow brands.

He has spent 20 years in the advertising/communications industry and has run business’s in the UK, Singapore and most recently Sydney. Prior to starting The Works, Damian held senior creative positions at global agencies TBWA, Batey and JWT. He has worked across many categories and led brands including Cadbury, Canon, Heineken, Kelloggs, Nestle, Tiger Beer, Skoda, Jim Beam, Canadian Club.

He has also been recognized in the industry winning creative and effectiveness awards including D&AD, Cannes, NY Festivals, Award, Kinsale, ADMA, Global Effies, Grand Effie and gold, silver and bronze Effies.

The Works has consistently been recognized in the industry across Asia and Australia as a leader, winning and being nominated in Adnews, Mumbrella, B&T Awards and Campaign Asia. His work across Jim Beam, Canadian Club and Sea Shepherd has most recently picked up awards.

In the agency he currently heads up Jim Beam Globally, Masterpet ANZ, Canadian Club ANZ and works across other agency clients.

Damian has sat on the Gender Diversity Group, been an active board member of the Communication Council in NSW. And has been President of Council at Manly Vale Public School for 8 years.

Damian is available as a coach in the Creative module

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