Nancy Vonk has been the Co-Chief Creative Officer of Ogilvy Toronto since 1998 with partner Janet Kestin. They have wonÂ Cannes Lions,Â One Show Pencils,Â Communication Arts andÂ Clios. They are the creative directors of Dove "Evolution", winner of two Grand Prix at Cannes and Grand Clio winner "Diamond Shreddies".
She has judged awards shows includingÂ Communication Arts,Â The One Show,Â Cannes, theÂ Clio Awards,Â D&AD and theÂ Creativity Awards, and has chaired shows in the U.S. and Canada including the 2008Â Art Director's Club of New York, where she was the first female chair in their history.
Nancy was included in Creativity magazine's Top 50 creative people of 2008 list and 'boards magazine's "It List" in 2006 and 2007. Nancy and Janet were named advertising women of the year by theÂ WIN Awards in Los Angeles and by theÂ AWNY Awards in New York. They appeared in the AlwaysOn 2009 Madison Avenue IT list.
Nancy and Janet have a widely read advice column,Â "Ask Jancy", on ad siteihaveanidea.org. They penned a critically acclaimed Adweek Book, "Pick Me" in 2005, which has become a staple in advertising schools. They were the keynote speakers at"Women of Influence".Â HarperCollins has commissioned a business book based on that speech.
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