Shunsuke Kakinami

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Group Creative Director, McCann Health, Japan

Shunsuke’s career is hybrid and expansive. In 1999, he started his career as the account executive for ADK where he spent 8 and a half years with plenty of brands at the account side. In 2007,  he moved to Beacon/Leo Burnett Tokyo as the senior producer and gradually expanded his career to as the integrated planner, the interactive creative director and the creative director.

Through 10-year work with Nike Japan, he proactively pursed interactive innovations besides traditional ads. Meantime, almost every year for the last ten years, he has continued to win more than 150 creative awards both internationally and domestically through many brands.In April 2017, he joined McCann Healthcare to pursue the potentiality for healthcare communications.

New York Festivals [Gold, Silver x4, Bronze x2, Shortlist x4], Cannes Lions, One Show, One Show Interactive, Clio Awards, ANDY Awards, Epica Awards, ADFEST, SPIKES ASIA, etc

Grand jury for New York Festivals 2014 (DIGITAL),Webby Awards Jury for Shortlist Selection [2014 - 2017], etc


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