Chief Creative Officer,
Kolle Rebbe, Hamburg
Stefan worked as a landscape planner for ten years before changing his career direction. In 2000 he qualified for the Texterschmiede Hamburg, a renowned school for copywriters.
In 2001, Stefan joined Kolle Rebbe, one of the most creative agencies in Germany. In 2003, he won a Gold Film Lion at Cannes and shortly afterwards became European Creative of the Year. Several other Lions in various categories as well other international awards promptly followed.
Stefan currently works on brands such as Google, YouTube, Ritter Sport and Nike Football Germany. Together with YouTube and distinguished director Detlev Buck he produced ‘23 Days’, the worlds’ first user-generated cinematic film, which focused the 2006 UEFA European Football Championship.
He is a jury member of the Art Directors Club Germany and in 2010, he was a juror at the Cannes Festival.