About me

Matthias Spaetgens is Chief Creative Officer of the Scholz & Friends Group.

From 2007 to 2009 he attended the international School of Creative Leadership graduating as Executive MBA. He is a member of the Art Directors Club of Germany and the Creativ Club Austria.

As a professor he heads the department of Communication Design at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna/Austria.

Matthias Spaetgens numbers among the most awarded German creatives. His work, amongst others for A. Lange & Söhne, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, jobsintown, Mercedes-Benz, Montblanc, Weru, Berliner Philharmoniker and Der Tagesspiegel, was awarded at various award shows, amongst others with more than fifty Lions in Cannes.

Matthias studied graphic design in Munich and in 1997 he started his career at Scholz & Friends with stations in Hamburg, Zurich (CH) and Berlin. Since 2007 he is Managing Director Creation and responsible for the creative performance of the Berlin office.

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