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At bpost bank & DDB, we know that everyone is rich

At bpost bank & DDB, we know that everyone is rich

“You are rich.”

Yes, you got that right. You are rich too, perhaps richer than you might think. Richness is about much more than the money in your bank account. True richness is about the love we have for one other, about the values we hold dear, about appreciating the small things, which make life so precious.

For a bank to say that “You are rich” can be seen as a bold statement. Provocative, even. That is exactly why it is the starting point of the first bpost bank campaign following the renewed brand positioning. With this evolution bpost bank aims to be of added value in the daily financial lives of Belgians. The bank accompanies Belgians through clear language and transparent services, helping them to face financial ups and downs.

The campaign consists of two films, which are produced by CZAR and directed by Lieven Van Baelen. We discover the richness of a father rooting for his daughter on the pitch. In the second film we meet Maryssa. In her daily life she helps children with mental disorders and physical disabilities through hippotherapy.

Antoine de Bellefroid, art director at DDB, explains: “True richness is not about the size of your house of the amount of stuff you own. Chatting with friends, hugging your child or grandchild … These are the moments that make us rich. And before the pandemic hit, we too often have taken these moments for granted.”

Thierry Ballas, Head of Marketing Communication and Brand Management at bpost bank, concludes: “During these past four years we have worked hard together with DDB to increase bpost bank’s brand awareness. And with success. In this second phase, it is crucial to grow the consideration for bpost bank. This emotional and human campaign emphasises the start of an entirely new style of communication for bpost bank. Our goal is to touch our audience and to put forward our role of financial guide in the lives of Belgians.”

Check out the entire campaign below.

Credits
Client: bpost bank
Client Contact: Thierry Ballas, Katrien Sermijn
CD: Kwint De Meyer
Creation: Yannick Pringels, Antoine de Bellefroid
Copy NL: Jan Schraeyen, Jan Lammens
Strategy: Dieter Riemaeker, Jan Lammens
Connection Planner: Fiona Boyle 
Account Management: Melissa Bekaert, Molly Waeytens 
Design: Céline Godaert
DTP: Céline Godaert, Benjamin Hiffe, Vanessa Claes
Production & Sound: Make
TV Producer: Shana Duprez  
Director: Lieven Van Baelen 
Media: Space

About DDB Brussels

To solve our client’s business issues, we favor our people’s skills instead of the latest buzzwords. Bringing together our people’s talent in strategy, technology, creation and production under one roof results in "work that works”.

Our long-standing experience with people-focused brands (VW, IKEA, Studio Brussel, bpost bank, DKV, letgo, De Persgroep…) inspires an internal culture based on creativity & humanity. This helps us come up with creative business solutions that interact with how people behave today. Our solutions go beyond what is traditionally labeled as advertising and can propel a brand for years.

With a headcount of around 60 people, we are large enough to take up the most serious challenges, while remaining agile enough to respond in real-time to new opportunities.

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