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introducing a band of
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dedicated to defending and expanding your brand territory

  • vincent
    paris

    Before being a bear:
    I worked in public affairs and corporate communication before joining an ad agency and co-founding bearideas in 2013

    My previous lairs:
    TBWA/Corporate; Equancy&Co; Broca&Wernicke

    I like:
    bluberries, the Alps and reading newspapers

    My favourite bear:
    Baloo

    Don’t hesitate to say hi !

  • pierre
    anselmi

    Before being a bear:
    Student at the Sorbonne University – Paris I, studying plastic arts, I was more destinated to Parisian art galleries than the vast wilderness

    My previous lairs:
    Regiex; Avis de Tempête; Broca & Wernicke

    I like:
    Soul music, la Grande Baignoire de Bonnard and Bordeaux wine

    My favourite bear:
    The Melursus Ursinus! he lives in a hot place!

    Don’t hesitate to say hi !

  • alice
    mazaré

    Before being a bear:
    I’ve had several lives: actress, theatre administrator, communications officer, brand manager in advertising and digital

    My previous lairs:
    EPCC; la Fonction publique territoriale (local government service); Broca&Wernicke

    I like:
    Offshore fishing, maple syrup, drawing

    My favourite bear:
    Michka

    Don’t hesitate to say hi !

  • christophe
    maciel

    Before being a bear:
    I started in agencies with the arrival of the Internet. I then founded a digital agency in 2006 which merged with an ad agency in 2012

    My previous lairs:
    ImagiNet; Yin Partners; DotYou; Broca&Wernicke

    I like like:
    The BM (Le Bon Marché), the Grande Ep’ and PNL

    My favourite bear:
    Haribo

    Don’t hesitate to say hi !

  • claire
    vu

    Before being a bear:
    I worked in corporate & sustainable development communications before taking part in agencies on several editorial issues

    My previous lairs:
    LafargeHolcim; Angie; Seitosei

    I like:
    Talking about food & cooking, beef ribs and therefore… letting off steam at the gym

    My favourite bear:
    The Giant panda

    Don’t hesitate to say hi !

  • louis
    ciolfi

    Before being a bear:
    I cofounded bearideas in 2013, after 10 years of strategic planning in communications agencies between Paris and Los Angeles

    My previous lairs:
    TBWA/Corporate; TBWA/Chiat Day; ElanEdelman

    I like:
    Salmon, art galleries and podcasts

    My favourite bear:
    The Asian black bear

    Don’t hesitate to say hi !

  • camille
    leroy

    Before being a bear:
    I worked for 5 years in agencies on retail, bank, corporate and food accounts

    My previous lairs:
    Publicis Dialog; Y&R Paris; Broca&Wernicke

    I like:
    Wild strawberries, reading detective novels and watching TV shows

    My favourite bear:
    Winnie the Pooh

    Don’t hesitate to say hi !

  • nicolas
    asfaux

    Before being a bear:
    After 8 years spent in various web agencies, I joined bearideas in 2015 to strengthen its digital expertise

    My previous lairs:
    ISOBAR; InVisu; Heaven

    I like:
    Grapes, angling, internet bots

    My favourite bear:
    The Syrian brown bear

    Don’t hesitate to say hi !

  • armelle
    de puybaudet

    Before being a bear:
    I’ve been working as an “office & happiness manager” for 22 years, basically being the mother and Swiss army knife of the agency

    My previous lairs:
    Guillaume T; DZ Conseil; Avis de Tempête; Broca&Wernicke

    I like:
    The sky, laughter and humour

    My favourite bear:
    Baloo

    Don’t hesitate to say hi !

  • jean-luc
    leroy

    Before being a bear:
    After 10 years in agencies and as Communications Director of Intermarché, I cofounded Avis de Tempête in 1992, DotYou in 2006, Broca & Wernicke in 2011

    My previous lairs:
    Publicis conseil; Multipubli; Regiex Publicité

    I like:
    Chet Baker, reading Melville with a glass of wine

    My favourite bear:
    Kermode bear

    Don’t hesitate to say hi !

  • claire
    michel

    Before being a bear:
    After doing a masters in digital communications, I joined Broca&Wernicke as a UI designer

    My previous lairs:
    Akoa; Dotyou; Broca&Wernicke

    I like:
    Dried meat, GIFs & the perfect pixel

    My favourite bear:
    Pooky

    Don’t hesitate to say hi !

  • pierre
    bourseiller

    Before being a bear:
    I studied communication strategy and digital project management, then worked 4 years in an agency as project manager

    My previous lairs:
    MNID; Wheelcom; Broca&Wernicke

    I like:
    Chocolate, winter and chimney fires

    My favourite bear:
    Ted

    Don’t hesitate to say hi !

  • julien
    lévêque

    Before being a bear:
    I worked for 17 years in agencies, mainly in operational communications for mass distribution and major food retailers

    My previous lairs:
    K-Agency; Highco Shopper; Broca&Wernicke

    I like:
    Guitar, meat, improper jokes

    My favourite bear:
    Demis Roussos

    Don’t hesitate to say hi !

  • muriel
    caporal

    Before being a bear:
    I studied visual communication at the Maryse Eloy Art school before joining a global communications agency

    My previous lairs:
    Bug Agency; Broca&Wernicke

    I like:
    Traveling and discovering new lairs, but most of all beautiful papers and nice packaging!

    My favourite bear:
    Plume aka The Little Polar Bear

    Don’t hesitate to say hi !

  • maxime
    burbank

    Before being a bear:
    I cofounded bearideas in 2013, after 10 years working in design, digital & communications agencies in Paris and New York

    My previous lairs:
    TBWA/Corporate, Plaid Creative, SelectWorld

    I like:
    A good barbecue, my bear cubs and Grizzly Man

    My favourite bear:
    Bear Grylls

    Don’t hesitate to say hi !

  • sébastien
    desquirez

    Before being a bear:
    I joined the infographics world, then web integration and finally web development

    My previous lairs:
    Broca&Wernicke

    I like:
    New technology, going for a wander, fruit…

    My favourite bear:
    Ted

    Don’t hesitate to say hi !

  • virginie
    eliot

    Before being a bear:
    I worked in an accountancy firm prior to joining an ad agency

    My previous lairs:
    Audiconseil; Eclectique; Broca&Wernicke

    I like:
    Nuts, Brittany, cats and playing video games

    My favourite bear:
    Macha and the bear

    Don’t hesitate to say hi !

  • lionel
    riley

    Before being a bear:
    After experiences in web agencies, I co-created a digital studio, a record label and an ad agency, before joining Broca & Wernicke

    My previous lairs:
    B2L/BBDO; Supergazol; Silent Factory; DotYou; Broca & Wernicke

    I like:
    Branding, synthesizers and typography

    My favorite bear :
    ˁ˚ᴥ˚ˀ

    Don’t hesitate to say hi !

  • antoine
    freytet-gentil

    Before being a bear:
    After several years spent sharpening my talents as a brand strategist within the Equancy agency, I joined bearideas in 2015

    My previous lairs:
    Equancy

    I like:
    Nougat, neurofunk and riding motorbikes

    My favourite bear:
    Disco Bear

    Don’t hesitate to say hi !

  • laurent
    moine

    Before being a bear:
    I have used my skills in the communication and digital worlds since 1998

    My previous lairs:
    Concept Interactif; YinPartners; DotYou; Broca&Wernicke

    I like:
    Sashimis, mountains and travelling

    My favourite bear:
    The polar bear

    Don’t hesitate to say hi !

  • alix
    haeringer

    Before being a bear:
    I worked in cultural communication

    My previous lairs:
    Institut Français; Agence Cine Pub

    I like:
    Cheese, homemade tattoos and Nino Ferrer

    My favourite bear:
    The red panda: half-bear, half-fox

    Don’t hesitate to say hi !

  • eyal
    rossner

    Before being a bear:
    I first experienced broadcasting before becoming a freelance graphic designer and being around advertisers and agencies

    My previous lairs:
    Les Éditions Stratégiques, Broca & Wernicke

    I like:
    Fishing, rubbing my back, working while listening to music

    My favourite bear:
    The Great Bear (the Big Deeper)

    Don’t hesitate to say hi !

  • alexandra
    marty

    Before being bear:
    I joined bearideas in 2017 after having graduated with a Masters in International Communications Strategies

    My previous lairs:
    Discount Québec, Signe des temps

    I like:
    Maple leaves, fall season, photography

    My favourite bear:
    Grizzly

    Don’t hesitate to say hi !

  • aude
    guiomar

    Before being bear:
    After working in a marketing & product development department, I joined a communication agency : product, corporate, sensitive and crisis communication.

    My previous lairs:
    Agrifood companies (Bongrain, Bahlsen); Proteines agency

    I like:
    The call of the mountains and the open sea, stories, the plants, especially in the city

    My favourite bear:
    Barnabé

    Don’t hesitate to say hi !

  • marion
    duval

    Before being bear:
    Graduated in communication, I started my career in ad(vertising) agencies, 360 communication and music

    My previous lairs:
    We Are Addict; M&C Saatchi.GAD

    I like:
    The stars, concerts and tatoos

    My favourite bear:
    The Great Bear

    Don’t hesitate to say hi !

  • vincent
    allard

    Before being bear:
    I completed a Master’s degree in International Communication Strategies before joining the bears in 2018

    My previous lairs:
    Junior Agence MASCI

    I like:
    Photography, wilderness and DIY work

    My favourite bear:
    Iorek Byrnison

    Don’t hesitate to say hi !

  • olivia
    chaplain

    Before being bear:
    A historian by training, I turned to cultural project administration before specializing in accounting and management

    My previous lairs:
    Agence Even BD

    I like:
    Travelling, landscapes and pop culture

    My favourite bear:
    Iorek Byrnison

    Don’t hesitate to say hi !

  • jessica
    barrau houngues

    Before being bear:
    I worked in NGOs on sustainable development issues and then for a pan-African online media as an editorial assistant

    My previous lairs:
    Les Eco Maires, Emerging Capital Partners

    I like:
    Bob Marley, the lemon and reading…a lot

    My favourite bear:
    The giant panda

    Don’t hesitate to say hi !

  • maxence
    albespy

    Before being bear:
    I went through a conglomerate of organizations suffering from a certain heterogeneity : letters, surveys, insurance, technologies

    My previous lairs:
    Orange Business Services; MACSF; OpinionWay

    I like:
    French music (rap included), mischievous creatures and rise above certain rules

    My favourite bear:
    Bukowski

    Don’t hesitate to say hi !

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