Dariusz Andrian, Chief Executive Officer at VMLY&R Poland, leads a team of over 350 professionals delivering groundbreaking work to a variety of clients. Split between Warsaw and Kraków, VMLY&R Poland has earned over 240 industry awards, including the Cannes Lions Grand Prix, the Glass: the Lions for Change Grand Prix, the Titanium Lion, the Adweek ARC Award, the Golden Drum Grand Prix, the D&AD Impact Award, the London International Award, the Jay Chiat Award and Andy New York, and many more. VMLY&R Poland has also been named the Cannes Lions Agency of the Year for the Good Track, the Effie Agency of the Year, the KTR Creative Agency of the Year, Innovation Agency of the Year, the MIXX Interactive Agency of the Year, and Interactive Group of the Year. According to The Drum World Creative Rankings 2020, VMLY&R is one of the world's most awarded creative agencies.
As a member of the VMLY&R’s EMEA Executive Leadership Team, Dariusz drives strategic changes in regional operations and supports evolving client needs and digital transformation. He leads one of the European Centers of Excellence offering client partners deep technological expertise and accelerated access to a scalable set of capabilities across Customer Experience, Platforms, Data&Analytics, as well as Content.
Dariusz is the President of the SAR Polish Marketing Communication Association. He frequently speaks at industry events and acts as a member of the Effie Organizational Committee and Jury and the MIXX Awards Committee and Jury. He has been honored as Man of the Year by IAB Poland, AdMan of the Year by the Press Magazine, and Advertising Man of the Year by the Brief Magazine. He also used to be a member of the Facebook Client Advisory Board.
Dariusz is a graduate of the Faculty of Journalism and Political Science at the University of Warsaw, where he also pursued Inter-Faculty Individual Studies in the Humanities. Connected with the advertising industry for more than 22 years now, including 12 years with the VMLY&R agency (formerly VML) and 10 years with the DDB and McCann network agencies.