Ivan Pols
Creative Partner

Truth & Spectacle was founded by Ivan Pols, an internationally awarded Creative Director for some of the world’s biggest brands. His career in communication and design has taken him around the globe, working in South Africa, Canada and the UK.

He spent 12 years with Ogilvy in 3 countries, creating work on Audi, KFC, SAB Miller, Motorola and Kraft Canada. At Ogilvy London he was Worldwide Creative Director for Dove, Dove Men, Unilever and Philips, building and leading multi-disciplined and multi-agency creative teams. At adam&eveDDB he was Global Creative Director for their Unilever accounts, including Lipton and Wall’s, which unified over 200 brands under one campaign idea across 70 countries.

He has collected major awards from all the international shows, including Grand Prizes, Grand Prix and Golds for Integrated Campaign, Effectiveness, Cyber, Print, Social, Film, Product and Strategy. His work has also been included as case studies in TED Talks, marketing textbooks, business books, and parody videos.

Ivan has given speeches and talks around the world on the value and technique of communication and design. He also mentors creatives to be smarter thinkers and business people, teaching everything from computer skills to industry awareness.

As a consultant, Ivan works with all kinds of firms, from rapidly growing start-ups to multinationals looking for different ways of working.



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Truth & Spectacle works with brilliant specialists. From Branding and Design to Music and Data consultants. It's a team that's committed to achieving great results in innovative and flexible ways.