Nicola has been a part of Grey Gothenburg since autumn, 2018, after living and working across the globe in London, Berlin, Singapore, San Francisco and Hamburg.
She makes it her goal to know her clients and their target audiences, understand their needs and develop communications that both surprise and delight.
Nicola is a great believer in tomorrow, without losing sight of today. Anything is possible, with the right team of people, a purpose and the motivation to reach and surpass goals.
Her experience is routed in brand building and activation, across marketing disciplines, cultural divides and in various verticals. Clients have included Volvo Cars, Citi, Syngenta, Novartis, Willis and EADS.
Dragan is the Creative and Business Lead for the Experiential Team at Grey Gothenburg. He was an early employee of Scan Partners, that is now Grey in Gothenburg and sits at the core of what makes the business tick, with global clients such as Volvo Cars, Polestar and Electrolux currently in his portfolio.
Dragan is a dynamic, integrated marketer with extensive experience in global cross-functional projects, within diverse industries. He has a track record as Client and Design Director, working within the field of Experiential Design.
He has created spectacular car launches, broken moulds with sustainable and interactive pop-up concepts and constantly pushes the boundaries for Grey clients with a strong vision for the building of brands that are positioned for the future.
Dragan has won numerous awards, such as the Svenska Design Priset, Red Dot Awards, Automotive Film and Motor Show Design.
Maria has a Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics from Växsjö University, Sweden, and has been working within finance and accounting since 2006. She joined Grey Gothenberg in 2014. Before joining Grey Gothenburg she worked at PWC Sweden, Accounting and Business Services.
Maria is a solution oriented, multi-tasking expert and as Head of Finance, she leads a dedicated and effective team and is the backbone of the Gothenburg office. As a person she is positive, outgoing, hardworking and focused, and eager to learn new things and ways of looking at life. She loves to sing and gets great kicks out of extreme sports as outdoor training and swimrun.
Håkan Karlsvärd formed INGO Grey Stockholm in 2011. During Håkan’s time INGO Grey was appointed "Third best Creative Agencies in the World 2016". In addition INGO Grey has been named "6th most innovative communication company in the world 2017" by Fast Company and “12 th most creative agency in the world effectiveness 2017” by Gunn Report and also “Agency of the Year” in both Eurobest & Swedish Effectiveness Award Show.
Under his leadership INGO Grey has built a next-generation management team, won significant new business and grown with current clients. Håkan have formed INGO Grey to be a unique agency that always works media neutral from three dimensions when developing work and ideas for the clients with an approach and thinking that is evidence-based. Today INGO Grey’s mission is to become the most influential communication agency in Scandinavia, an agency that makes Scandinavian brands big in the world and that makes global brands big in Scandinavia.
Earlier in his career, Håkan was COO in a one of the most creative independent agency in Sweden and was responsible for the launch of the Levi’s brand Dockers throw-out Europe.
Being ranked the 7th best creative director in the world in The Big Won Report Björn has been in advertising for 29 years. Eleven of those working for Lowe, in Stockholm and in London. The last 13 years he has been the ECD/CCO and a member of the board of INGO Stockholm. The agency has creatively gone from practically nowhere to win international acclaim: No 6 in Fast Company’s “Most innovative Companies in the world” 2017, Agency of the year in Eurobest 2017 and 3rd best agency in Cannes Lions also 2016. Björn has been a juror of many prominent award shows and he has won some 200 awards, including Titanium and Grand Prix in Cannes and a Black Pencil.
Jonas has spent over 20 years in the international branding world and participating in its development from graphic design into today’s culture & brand experience business. He has worked together with the leader and owners of some of the most iconic brands in the world, for example Scania Trucks and Absolut Vodka. The goal moving forward, is to leverage the role that brilliant and connected design plays in the value creation of international businesses or start-ups with endless ambitions. In his free time Jonas is discovering and exploring ideas, art, litterateur, sports, food, architecture, places and great people.
Marie has over 20 years of experience in the communication industry and has been with INGOGrey since the start in 2011.
Marie has a vast experience and great understanding of Global brands with many stakeholders that have special interests in different markets. She has strong relation building skills and has been, as a lead agency, managing i e the Electrolux Global Account, Wasa Crispbread Northern Europe and BMW Group Nordic.
Besides being solution and result oriented, she has a high ability in building work processes, strong and effective teams, and to create good working climate, across disciplines both within the agency, and with other agency partners in many different countries.
Marie has a rich experience of developing many boundless communication concepts at bothbrand, product and offer levels, some of which has won several awards.
Marie was born and raised in Gävle, a city located 2 hours north of Stockholm. After graduating Marie moved on to study marketing and communication in both Sweden and New York, and did an internship at a NYC based agency. Since then, Marie has worked at several of the most well-known agencies in Sweden and was also part of building an award winning agency from the ground up.
Marie has over 20 years of experience from the advertising industry and has now been with INGO for 2 years, although 15 years ago she was working with former Grey Stockholm.
In her role as Head of Production she is managing a team of 9 Account Managers and 6 Graphic Designers. She believes in building very efficient and flexible production units with many different kinds of experiences and a lot of energy