Mohammad Akrum Hossain joins Asiatic MCL
Based in Dhaka, Mohammad Akrum Hossain is the only Executive Creative Director in the country to have won over 100 local and international awards for his superb body of work. Some of his awards include an illustrious Cannes Lions Gold, an APAC Effie Grand Prix, and a Spikes Asia Grand Prix. He is also the first—and to date the only one—from Bangladesh to have been chosen as a juror for Cannes Lions. With nearly 18 years of experience in the industry, his passion lies in using creativity for good.
International award-winning key works include; AgroBanking, Child Marriage Prevention Loan, BeeBoard, Language Matters, The Balanced Bag, Virtual Banknotes, and the world’s first Eco-Cooler. These and many other groundbreaking ideas gained him and his team recognition from around the world.
His mission in joining Asiatic MCL is to help create a powerful creative force whose work and contributions can take Bangladesh to the global playing field. Asiatic MCL has recently joined “by The Network” to spearhead creative innovations and solutions in the region. Sharing a similar philosophy of being a creative-first future-forward organization, Asiatic MCL is delighted to associate itself with The Network along with Mohammad Akrum Hossain as a crucial part of the team.
Akrum said, “I am thrilled to join Asiatic MCL during such a dynamic and changing time around the world. The company’s decades-long industry expertise and pioneering legacy are the perfect fit for me to use the power of creativity to make lasting and impactful changes.”
Ferdous Hassan Neville, Managing Director, Asiatic MCL said, ” In line with our vision to lead through creativity, we have onboarded multiple Cannes award-winning creative mind– Mohammad Akrum Hossain as the Executive Creative Director. His extensive experience in the international arena will be key towards attaining our goal of standing alongside the greatest creative talents in the world and making Asiatic a creative powerhouse at both home and abroad.”
Asiatic Marketing Communications Ltd (Asiatic MCL) is one of the oldest and largest Dhaka-based creative agencies. Over 56 years Asiatic MCL has been known to nurture and create an array of powerful lasting legacies for the biggest brands in the region. Calling themselves a band of passionate storytellers and ideaholics, Asiatic MCL believes that just like a story, brands have the unique ability to change lives.
And at the heart of it all, are the agency’s core values of curiosity, collaboration, courage, and most importantly creativity. The kind of creativity that constantly adapts to the changing times and pushes boundaries to take audiences on a journey that strikes, resonates, and transforms.
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