Executive Creative Director/Founder, Achtung, Netherlands

Mervyn ten Dam is Executive Creative Director and founder of ACHTUNG.

Mervyn has a digital background with a passion for innovation and non-traditional ways of communication. This led to a wide array of work that got recognized by both peers and jury’s internationally. In the last 10 years ACHTUNG! received over 110 Awards and was declared Agency of the Year 4 times.

Mervyn took a chair in over 20 Dutch and International Advertising Juries and regularly speaks at creative seminars and festivals. He is closely involved in Creative Social, and international group of Creative Directors, the ADC and ADCN.

He also has a rich jury experience at Cannes Lions, ADCN, Esprix, Dutch Art Directors Club, White Square advertising festival, Lovie Awards, IAB Australia, Esprix, Young Creatives Pitch, etc.

Won plenty of awards several times: Cannes Lions, Epica, Effie, ADCN, Spin Award, Eurobest, Esprix, San Accent, Dutch Art Directors Club, Webby Award, One Show finalist, Cyber Lion, etc.