10 Jan Michal Pastier
Co-owner and creative director of advertising agencies Zaraguza
Michal Pastier is the co-owner and creative director of advertising agencies Zaraguza Bratislava, Zaraguza Prague and the first Slovak naming agency Big Name Theory. He was awarded several prizes for creativity and effectiveness of campaigns, which earned him a position among leading authors of advertisements. In 2015, he was on the cover of the Forbes Slovensko magazine as the winner of the business category 30pod30. He became the youngest holder of the prestigious FILIP award for extraordinary contributions to the Slovak advertising. As the first copywriter from Slovakia, he was awarded the price in the category of online advertising Cyber Young Lions at the most prestigious advertising festival in the world, Cannes Lions. He is a member of the Art Directors Club – ADC Slovakia.