Youri Guerassimov, Chief Creative Officer and CEO, Marcel Worldwide

Youri started his career as an art director at CLM/BBDO in 2004.

He’s now 43 years old and works at Marcel in Paris as Chief Creative Officer.

Curious, passionate, and possessing a positive mindset, he bears the responsibility of approximately 160 creative individuals.

Along with his creative partner, Gaëtan du Peloux, Youri has produced outstanding and award-winning work for a large span of national and international brands.

Youri is one of the most awarded French creative of his generation.

He has won almost every major award of the industry including 2 Cannes Lions Grand Prix, 3 D&AD Black Pencils and a White Pencil, One Show Green Pencil, 2 NY Festival Best of Show, Grandy, Grand LIA, 6 Eurobest Grand Prix and more than 40 Cannes Lions.

Youri has been honored to help judge many advertising festivals (Cannes Lions, D&AD, Eurobest, Andy Awards, the french Art Directors Club and the ADCE…).

He’s married and a happy father of two.

He loves life, good food, nature, spending time with his friends and Ultimate frisbee.