About
Candid.

Through our platform approach we challenge the communications industry. We are the first player that truly breaks down the silos in our industry, delivering technology-infused, data-inspired and creative-driven marketing solutions, producing great results, top quality and maximum performance for our clients.

Technological and societal change are transforming our lives. Brands need to integrate media, creativity, data and technology to be able to meaningfully connect with consumers. How do we make it work together in a well-orchestrated way? Who breaks down the barriers? As a platform we are designed to be the answer to this question. Let’s break down the barriers.

We are Candid

At Candid we nurture a culture of candor. We believe that strong collaborations start with being open.

We are T-shape

Our T-shaped way of work combines deep expertise in all disciplines with fast knowledge sharing across the organisation.

We are Technology enabled

Technology is in our DNA. It is part of every process or campaign, part of our capabilities and our way of work.

Our Candid leadership.

  • Gérard Ghazarian
    Founder

  • Ruud Wanck
    Chief Executive Officer

  • Marcel van der Avoort
    Chief Financial Officer

  • Edward Knol
    Chief Operating Officer

  • Saskia Wagenmakers
    Chief Client Officer

  • Youri van der Mijn
    Chief Information Officer

  • Niels Rijerse
    Chief Product Officer

    We are proud to work for more than 300
    inspiring companies.
    As a platform, we enable our agencies to deliver maximum growth and business results for our clients.

    Connect with the platform for growth


      Amsterdam

      Johan van Hasseltweg 27

      Rotterdam

      Vasteland 40

      Leiden

      Schuttersveld 9

      Be Candid,
      it’s contagious.

      Candidness is the quality of speaking with
      honesty and authenticity. Our Candid editorial
      team shares stories that matter on media, data,
      marketing, creativeness and technology.

      Our Candid editorial team
      creates stories that matter.