Dan Russell, Senior Board Account Director at AMV BBDO

Dan is a Senior Account Director at AMV BBDO. He is currently running the Braun male shaver business globally, and leads the AMV Academy Masterclass training programme. Dan has been at AMV BBDO for over 5 years, and has created work for some of the UK’s most well-loved brands, from getting the country to ‘grow a Mo’ for Movember with Gillette, to educating families to make their food go further with Sainsbury’s. He also ran the Snickers ‘You’re not you when you’re hungry’ launch in the UK including the Snickers Twitter campaign which was the most awarded digital campaign in the world in 2012/2013, which even got them mentioned in the Houses of Parliament. He has worked on international accounts that are truly global in scale, including running the global launch of the BlackBerry ‘Keep Moving’ campaign which was the biggest launch in the history of AMV BBDO, delivering over 500 executions in 4 mediums across 19 markets in 12 languages.

Before AMV BBDO Dan spent 3.5 years at CHI & Partner. starting by mastering Direct, Data and Digital marketing before crossing the line to become a true full service account handler specialising in everything from DM to TV. Outside of work Dan has run the London Marathon raising over £1000 for MACS and is a keen cricketer having toured India with Dulwich CC in 2008 – the highlight was being awarded a trophy for Best Batsman by the president of the Udaipur Cricket Academy, making the national press.