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Cannes Lions Festival Reveals Jury Presidents Lineup for 2023 in its 70th Edition January 11, 2023

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced the names of the jury presidents who will lead the judging panels to award the coveted Lions and set a global standard for excellence in creativity.

Simon Cook, CEO of LIONS, stated, 'These individuals represent the rich diversity of exceptional talent from various facets of the creative industry. The Cannes Lions jury presidents play a vital role in upholding the integrity of the Lions and setting a creative benchmark for the global industry.

We thank them for their unique perspectives, expertise, and leadership they will bring to this important task that awaits them.'

Firstly, Ali Rez from Impact BBDO will be the first-ever Jury President for the Cannes Lions judging panel from the Middle East and North Africa region. Commenting on the appointment, Rez said, 'The United Arab Emirates is a place where creativity thrives, and we believe that nothing is impossible.

It is a special honor to represent the spirit of this inspiring country and the rich heritage of the Middle East as the Cannes Lions Jury President. I hope this announcement paves the way for many individuals from the region to lead judging panels in the future at this prestigious award.'

The jury presidents for the Cannes Lions Festival 2023 are as follows:

Brand Experience & Activation Lions Jury President: Ari Weiss, Global Chief Creative Officer, DDB Worldwide, Global

Creative Business-to-Business Lions Jury President: Tom Stein, Chairman and Chief Growth Officer, Stein IAS, Global

Creative eCommerce Lions Jury President: Justin Peyton, Chief Transformation Officer, Wunderman Thompson, APAC

Creative Effectiveness Lions Jury President: Nancy Crimi-Lamanna, Chief Creative Officer, FCB, Canada

Creative Data Lions Jury President: Samantha Hernandez Diaz, Strategy Director, GUT Mexico, Mexico

Design Lions Jury President: Quinton Harris, Co-Founder and CEO, Retrospect, USA

Digital Craft Lions Jury President: Resh Sidhu, Global Creative Lead, Arcadia Creative Studio, Snap Inc., Global

Direct Lions Jury President: Shaka Senghor, Global Chief Creative Officer, Leo Burnett, Global

Entertainment Lions Jury President: Brent Anderson, Global Chief Creative Officer, TBWA\Media Arts Lab, Global

Entertainment Lions for Music Jury President: Francesco Le Donne, Global Chief Marketing Officer, Riot Games, Global

Entertainment Lions for Sport Jury President: Rob Doubal, Co-President, McCann London & Chief Creative Officer, McCann UK, McCann London, UK

Film Lions Jury President: Bruno Bertelli, Global Chief Executive Officer, Le Pub, Global Chief Creative Officer, Publicis Worldwide, Global Chief Creative Officer, Publicis Groupe Italy, Publicis Worldwide, Global

Glass: The Lion for Change Jury President: Tejaswini Ganti, Creative Director, Google, APAC

Health & Wellness Lions Jury President: Mel Routhier, Creative Director, VMLY&R Chicago, USA

Industry Craft Lions Jury President: Yoshihiro Yagi, Executive Creative Director, Dentsu Inc., Japan

Innovation Lions Jury President: Grace Francis, Global Chief Creative & Design Officer, WONGDOODY, Global

Media Lions Jury President: Christian Juhl, Global Chief Executive Officer, GroupM, Global

Mobile Lions Jury President: Shannon Washington, American Creative Director, Connected Communications, R/GA, USA

Outdoor Lions Jury President: Javier Campopiano, Global Chief Creative Officer, Gray, Global Chief Creative Officer, OpenX from WPP, Gray/Open.

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