Shmulik Kitainik

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Strategy VP – J. Walter Thompson, Israel


 He has more than 17 years of experience in the advertising and marketing industry. Shmulik has worked in several agencies (Grey, Publicist, Euro RSCG). He has worked with many of the world’s biggest brands - Nestle, Lexus, Skoda, Seat, Ford, Yamaha, Kawasaki, HSBC, Bayer, The Coca Cola company, Unilever to name a few.

In 2017 he was selected by J Walter Thompson Worldwide to take part of the prestigious HIP program, reserved for a few of the agencies talents from all over the world.
Mr. Kitainik holds a BA degree in management and communication from the Israel College of Management.

Shmulik is a great believer in human insights and his passion for multi-cultures comes from the fact that he was born in Israel but spent 14 years in South America before turning back to Tel Aviv.

Shmulik teaches in the Israeli College of Management  as part of a graduate program in strategic communications, He has been a  Jury  member in the in the Effie awards and  part of the team that won the Cannes Chimera award;  A joint initiative from Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Shmulik lives in Israel with his wife +  two kids & restores vintage cars in his spare time.

2018, 2019NewYork Festivals