Creativepool UK selects Vladimir Suvodolac as world no.1 Account Director for the 5th time in a row

For the 5 consecutive years, Managing Director of Foster + Svensson branding agency Vladimir Suvodolac is selected as world no.1 Account Director by Creativepool from London, United Kingdom.

The global creative industry network Creativepool ranked our colleague within its exclusive Top 25 list, by placing him on the first position, in front of colleagues from agencies such as McCann, Publicis, VML&R, Dentsu, Havas, DDB, BBDO, TBWA, Ogilvy, R/GA, Cheil. This is 5th year in a row where Vladimir Suvodolac is being ranked as best in class.

The Creativepool Top 25 list is calculated by a number of factors including award wins, reviews left by clients and likes on published projects. Being in the Top 25 means that Vladimir for Foster + Svensson coveted Top 25 badge and being listed in exclusive Top 25 page along with the rest of the best on Creativepool. In total, this is 7th time that Vladimir is being selected by Creativepool among the best in class by holding 2nd and 3rd ranking in 2017 and 2018, and 1st place in 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

Vladimir is experienced marketing, branding and advertising professional with over 20 years of experience and understanding of a multi-faceted business operation. Maintains a one-of-a-kind perspective on marketing, having worked from both the client and the agency side with a 360° perspective. He worked with top multinational companies to be found in Fortune Global 500 within various marketing positions and brands, covering product design, development, communication, branding and advertising for companies such as HVB Bank, UniCredit Bank, Telenor Group, Ericsson, Apple, A1 Telekom Austria Group, Vodafone, SBB, Ahold Delhaize, Cheil, Samsung, P&G, Intesa Sanpaolo.
In 2013, Vladimir founded Foster + Svensson marketing and branding agency, and started servicing clients such as Telekom Serbia, MTS, MTEL, Raiffeisen Bank, Avon, BMW, Select Milk, Ringier Axel Springer and Samsung in the area of digital marketing, data analytics, creative and design. In 2014 created PR campaign for Marina Abramović and MAI Institute by gaining worldwide visibility and became one of the founders of MAI Institute.
Soon afterwards in 2015, he supported founding of Samsung in-house marketing agency Cheil as Business Director for 8 markets in Adriatic region, and grew team from 8 to 177 employees in 2 years, while also winning new clients like Raiffeisen Bank, Addiko Bank Croatia, P&G, Oaza zdravlja. Together with his team, he also established global publishing shared center in Serbia, for managing Samsung websites in more than 50 countries.
In 2019 Vladimir strengthen Foster + Svensson agency by winning new clients including Richter Gedeon, McCann, MullenLowe & Friends, Knez Petrol, Huawei, Apothecary, Scavolini, Hisense, Gorenje, Asko, Zara, HYCU, Pionir, Alfa-Plam, Almaks, Knight Frank, Mastercard, UniCredit Bank, Banca Intesa, AIK Banka, Leo Burnett, Samsung, Heads Adriatic, Fitpass, and other clients respectively.
Vladimir holds MA degree in design of University of Arts in Belgrade, and also studied at Faculty of Physics at Belgrade University. In 2019 he lectured marketing and communication at MEF Faculty of Applied Management, Economics and Finance in Serbia. Vladimir is a member of Suvodolac family from Belgrade, Serbia, with modern origin back in 1860’s. His grandfather Dragiša Suvodolac, a Royal Court artist, worked with sculptor Ivan Meštrović on creating “The Victor“ monument in Belgrade (1928) and Memorial monument to the Unknown Hero atop Mount Avala in Belgrade (1938), facade elements in the French neo-baroque and neo-renaissance style on the House of Jevrem Grujić in Belgrade (1896) originally created by the Italian master of decorative painting Domenico D’Andrea by using very rare sgrafitto technique, almost unique example of architecture in Belgrade.
Suvodolac is one of the oldest and rarest families in Serbia, dated back in 11th century between 1004-1008 during Byzantine Empire, when Suvodol monastery was built and later rebuilt by Prince Lazar of Serbia as Nemanjić dynasty foundation in 14th century. Complete reconstruction was done during 1866 by Mihailo Obrenović, Prince of Serbia. Suvodol monastery is marked as a cultural monument of great importance under Institute for the Protection of Cultural Monuments of Serbia. The family of Suvodolac was awarded in 1938 by King Peter II Karađorđević of Yugoslavia with Royal Household Silver Medal with Crown Rare for visual art services including painting, sculpture, and architecture.
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Foster + Svensson is an award-winning European branding, communications, and advertising agency with heritage back in 1860 and founded in 2013 in Serbia, who put forward well-considered contemporary design, digital and innovation. Operating worldwide as part of Fosterova grupa, Foster + Svensson is positioned as professional services company, providing broad range of services and solutions in area of marketing. Having bold experience and specialized skills in more than 14 industries, agency provides services to all company sizes. People at Foster + Svensson design brands, use digital technology, data, and strategy to create contemporary visual identities, services, and experiences to help corporate clients improve their performance and manage sustainable business value for stakeholders. Foster + Svensson design and drive innovation to improve the way world works and lives. Agency approach is to be precise, punctual, and reliable to its clients, where it ran more than 2000 projects while working for major companies to be found in Fortune Global 500, such as HVB Group, UniCredit Group, Telenor Group, Ericsson, Apple, A1 Telekom Austria Group, RTS, Samsung, Cheil, Huawei, Hisense. Work culture and ethics includes business excellence and delivery of outperforming results.


Foster + Svensson is one of the founders of MAI Marina Abramović Institute.