Alexis Chiu

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Chairman of The Association of Accredited Advertising Agencies of Hong Kong

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Group Managing Director of Saatchi & Saatchi Hong Kong

Mr Alexis Chiu has worked in advertising for over 25 years. He has enabled agencies and clients to evolve alongside changing markets by embracing dynamic consumer and business trends together with the digital economy.

Alexis has constantly played a leadership role in driving strategic growth and end-to-end creative solutions. Saatchi & Saatchi has been named Creative Agency of the Year six times in a row. It has also broken a great deal of new ground by winning distinguished awards for creativity and effectiveness both locally and internationally. These included recently the Grand Effie at the Effie Awards in 2022; Agency of the Year at the renowned Kam Fan Awards of 2022; and being named the Best of Show Agency and winning the Best of Show Campaign award at the MARKies 2023.

Alexis has been the Chairman of HK4As since 2019. His goal is to engender stronger collaboration, growing worldwide recognition and bourgeoning creativity with the aim of making the advertising industry more appealing to talented youngsters.

/ Awards

1984 Gold Awards, International Art Competition, Los Angeles
1980 Best work in “Applied Typography 6” Yearbook, Japan
1981 Gold Award in Mercury Award and Grand Winner of Galaxy Awards, New York
1995 1st Prize in the 1st International Computer Art Biennale in Rzeszów, Poland
1979 The first painter-cum-designer elected as one of the “Hong Kong Ten Outstanding Young Person”
1981 Urban Council Fine Art Award (Painting Category, Chinese Media)
1984 The only designer to receive the Urban Council Design Grand Award (Best Designer of the Exhibition)
1991 Artist of the Year Award – Designer of the Year
1992 Men of the Nineties
1998 Outstanding Achievements Award, Graphic Arts Association of Hong Kong
1999 The Honor of Bronze Bauhinia Star, HKSAR
2000 Outstanding Artists and Designers of the 20th Century, UK
2004 The World’s Outstanding Chinese Designer
2005 Honorary Doctor of Design in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2005.
2010 The Honor of Silver Bauhinia Star, HKSAR
2016 HKDA Lifetime Honorary Award by Hong Kong Designers Association
2017 Outstanding Chinese – Outstanding Hong Kong People Award
2019 Zhuhai Design Week Outstanding Achievement Award

1984
Gold Awards, International Art Competition, Los Angeles

1980
Best work in “Applied Typography 6” Yearbook, Japan

1981
Gold Award in Mercury Award and Grand Winner of Galaxy Awards, New York

1995
1st Prize in the 1st International Computer Art Biennale in Rzeszów, Poland

1979
The first painter-cum-designer elected as one of the “Hong Kong Ten Outstanding Young Person”

1981
Urban Council Fine Art Award (Painting Category, Chinese Media)

1984
The only designer to receive the Urban Council Design Grand Award (Best Designer of the Exhibition)

1991
Artist of the Year Award – Designer of the Year

1992
“Men of the Nineties”

1998
Outstanding Achievements Award, Graphic Arts Association of Hong Kong

1999
The Honor of Bronze Bauhinia Star, HKSAR

2000
Outstanding Artists and Designers of the 20th Century, UK

2004
The World’s Outstanding Chinese Designer

2005
Honorary Doctor of Design in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2005.

2010
The Honor of Silver Bauhinia Star, HKSAR

2016
HKDA Lifetime Honorary Award by Hong Kong Designers Association

2017
Outstanding Chinese – Outstanding Hong Kong People Award

2019
Zhuhai Design Week Outstanding Achievement Award