Jaime Mandelbaum Inducted to the Golden Drum Hall of Fame

Oct 03, 2018

The organizers of the Golden Drum Advertising Festival announced that Jaime Mandelbaum, Europe Chief Creative Officer, has been named to their the Hall of Fame.

Jaime has a long-running relationship with the Golden Drum having served as jury president, featured speaker and a trusted advisor to the festival’s organizers over the years.

On his induction to the Hall of Fame, the festival’s organizers said, “Jamie has selflessly been enriching the festival by extending us a helping hand and opening doors for us to many industry leaders, networks and clients.”

“When the Golden Drum first told me about the Hall of Fame I was very surprised, and I’m deeply humbled to be included amongst such extraordinary people, who have helped shape and define advertising not only in Central Eastern Europe but made a mark in our industry globally, it’s a great honour for me,” said Jaime.

The Golden Drum Hall of Fame members includes Adrian Botan, Meta Dobnikar and Ami Hasan.

A native of Brazilian São Paulo, Jaime is a true global creative. He has worked across three continents with top global brands like Adidas, Absolut Vodka, Bel, BBC, BMW, Chanel, Coca-Cola, Danone, Erste Bank, Forbes, Harley Davidson, ING, Lavazza, LG, Marks & Spencer, Nike, Playstation, Volvic, and Vodafone.  Under his leadership, Y&R brought home the first and second gold Cannes Lions for the Czech Republic, as well as the first Grand Prix for Turkey in 2015. Y&R EMEA ranked #1 in the regional 2017 Effie Index that year as well.