Armin Jochum


Founder/Chief Creative Officer/Joint-CEO, Thjnk, Germany

Armin Jochum, founder, CCO and Joint-CEO of the thjnk agency group, ranks among Europe’s most decorated creative minds. 

Under his leadership, Jung von Matt won 50 Cannes Lions between 2009 and 2012 and was voted Independent Agency of the Year in 2010. 

The following year, W&V named him Top Manager of the Year. In 2012, Armin set up thjnk with Karen Heumann and Michael Trautmann. 

As early as 2014, thjnk’s founders were designated “Agency Heads of the Year” and thjnk was voted “Agency of the Year” at the Euro Effies. 

In 2017, thjnk was twice named „Agency of the Year“ by W&V – the leading German marketing publication – and the design award Red Dot. 

A member of ADC Germany and D&AD, Armin has sat on several juries in Cannes and at other major creative competitions. 

He has been a member of the Executive Jury of the New York Festivals since 2014. Armin is actively engaged in fostering up-and-coming creative talent and firmly believes in the spiritual power of mowing the lawn.

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