Peter KAČENKA
Executive Creative Director,
Wiktor Leo Burnett, Bratislava

Peter started his career in 1991 as a student Graphic Designer in the design studio with the longest name in Slovakia, “Wiktor has asked us to be his friends, Ltd.” In 1992, Wiktor became a part of the Leo Burnett Agencies Network. After finishing his degree at the Slovak Technical University he continued to work with Wiktor as Art Director. In 1997 he became a member of the Art Directors Club in Slovakia /ADC/. Since 2005 he’s been twice voted President of ADC Slovakia. Today he is a member of its presidium.

In the years that he has been with Wiktor Leo Burnett, he worked his way up to Executive Creative Director, becoming the only Slovak creative to win Golden Epica Award twice. Along the way, he has also collected other awards including Golden Watch Award, Golden Drumsticks and New Moment Award, Shortlists at Cannes Lions Festival, Grand Cristal and Cristal Awards, Global Award, Golds at Midas Awards and Golden Hammer, Michael Conrad Award and many national awards including two Grand Prix.

He has had a chance to participate as a member of the jury at Golden Drum festival twice, Louskacek - Czech national festival, New York Festival and many times at Golden Nail - Slovak national advertising festival. In 2003 he was awarded FILIP which placed him into the Slovak Creativity Hall of Fame, in 2010 he was awarded among the 75 others with Leo Burnett World Wide STAR Reacher Award and in 2011 and 2012 he was awarded Creative Director of the Year in Slovakia.