Cannes Lions Announces First 2019 Jury Members

Cannes Lions Announces First 2019 Jury Members

Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced the first names of the 2019 Cannes Lions Juries, chosen to award the best creative work from across the globe.

The jury members represent the broad spectrum of disciplines across the creative communications industry with a wide range of creative agencies, brands, media owners and production companies included.

Australian jury members include:

Fiona Leeming ECD Honey Communications Design
Paul Nagy CCO VMLY&R Outdoor
Micah Walker Co-founder & CCO Bear Meets Eagle on Fire Film Craft
Karla Henwood ECP Nylon Studios Music
Toby Pickford CCO Ogilvy Commonhealth Health & Wellness
Maurice Riley Head of Data & Analytics Digitas Australia Creative Data
Adrian Mills Partner – creative, brand & media Deloitte Australia Creative Strategy
Ben Hartman Managing Director – APAC Octagon Entertainment Lions For Sport


One representative from New Zealand was selected:

Tamara O’Neill Music & Sound Producer Liquid Studios Radio & Audio


Cannes Lions MD Simon Cook said: “Our juries are selected to represent a diverse and global mix of the most established industry talent.

“Our juries play a fundamental role in defining the global benchmark for creativity. They lend their world class talent to ensure that the standard of work that is celebrated on the global stage continues to raise the bar for the entire industry.”

The 27 different Lions are organised into nine tracks: craft, communication, experience, reach, impact, good, innovation, health and entertainment to reflect the core disciplines that underpin and define the global branded communications industry, and streamline the festival experience across the awards and content programme.

The first jury line-ups include creative data lions, creative strategy lions, design lions, entertainment lions for music, entertainment lions for sport, film craft lions, glass: the lion for change, health & wellness lions, innovation lions, mobile lions, outdoor lions, print & publishing lions, radio & audio lions and the remaining juries will be announced shortly.

The 2019 Cannes Lions jury include:

Communications Track

Design Lions Jury
Jury President – Richard Ting, Global Chief Experience Officer & US Chief Creative Officer, R/GA, Global
Anna Lukanina, Managing Partner, Depot WPF, Russia
Casey Sheehan, Partner, Design, Work & Company, USA
Christian Doering, Creative Director/Head of Design, Kolle Rebbe, Germany
Dominic Sturm, President, Swiss Design Association, Switzerland
Fiona Leeming, Executive Creative Director, Honey Communications, Australia
Karen Cesar, CEO & Founder, Red Bandana, Brazil
Katherina Tudball, Creative Director, Superunion, United Kingdom
Kheireddine Sidhoum, Global Chief Creative Officer, Dragon Rouge, Global
Kiki Hartmann, Independent Brand, Design, Communication Specialist, Kiki Hartman, The Netherlands
Lisa Greenberg, Executive Creative Director, Leo Burnett, Canada
Malvika Mehra, Chief Creative Officer, Dentsu Aegis Network, India
Masaya Asai, Group Creative Director, TBWA\Hakuhodo, Japan
Rojana Chuasakul, Founder/Chief Creative Officer, Storyteller Bangkok, Thailand
Vidya Manmohan, Executive Creative Director, Grey, United Arab Emirates

Mobile Lions Jury
Jury President – Ari Weiss, Chief Creative Officer, DDB Worldwide, North America
Adriano Santiago De Matos, Chief Creative Officer, Grey, Brazil
Beth Keamy, Global Director of Digital, TBWA\Media Arts Lab, Global
Ian Mackenzie, Executive Creative Director, FCB/SIX, Canada
Juan Pablo Alvarez, Chief Creative Officer, Ogilvy, Colombia
Krystle Mullin, Creative Director, RPA, USA
Sophie Te Pas, Digital Creative Director, Mediamonks, Singapore
Suzana Apelbaum, Head of Creative, Google, USA
Tijmen Mulder, Founder, Robot Kittens, The Netherlands
Tomohiko Hayashi, Interactive Director, Hakuhodo, Japan

Outdoor Lions Jury
Jury President, John Patroulis, Worldwide Chief Creative Officer, Grey, Global
Alice Bottaro, Creative Director, Antoni, Germany
Antoinette Beatson, Executive Creative Director, BETC, France
Carlos Moreno, Global Chief Creative Officer, Cossette, Global
Dan Dawson, Chief Creative Officer, Grand Visual, United Kingdom
Davide Boscacci, Executive Creative Director, Publicis, Italy
Ingrid Lira, Chief Creative Officer, Pedro Juan & Diego, Chile
Keka Morelle, Executive Creative Director, ALMAPBBDO, Brazil
Paul Nagy, Chief Creative Officer – Australia & New Zealand, VMLY&R, Australia & New Zealand
Surachai Puthikulangkura, Founder & CEO, Illusion CGI Studio, Thailand

Print & Publishing Lions Jury
Jury President – Olivier Altmann, Co-founder, CEO & Chief Creative Officer, Altmann + Pacreau, France
Ana Balarin, Partner and Executive Creative Director, Mother, United Kingdom
Elena Garcia, Creative Director, PS21, Spain
Fouad Abdel Malak, Executive Creative Director, TBWA\RAAD, United Arab Emirates
Hannah Smit, Creative Director, Wieden + Kennedy, The Netherlands
Hernan Kritzer, Chief Creative Officer, Grey, Argentina
Mieke Haase, Managing Director, Creation & Partner, Loved, Germany
Monique Lopes Lima, Director of Special Projects, Africa, Brazil
Neo Mashigo, Chief Creative Officer, M&C Saatchi Abel, South Africa
Suzanne Donaldson, Senior Director Creative Production, Nike, USA

Radio & Audio Lions Jury
Jury President – Jose Miguel Sokoloff, Global President and Creative Council and Chief Creative Officer UK, MullenLowe London, Global
Dennis May, Chief Creative Officer, DDB Group, Germany
Icaro Doria, Chief Creative Officer, Arnold Worldwide, USA
Joe Dy, Chief Creative Officer, McCann Manila, The Philippines
Lyranda Martin Evans, Executive Creative Director, Vice President, Dentsubos, Canada
Miriam Martínez, Executive Creative Director, MQWatson, Spain
Pam Myers, Radio & Audio Producer, Rorschach Radio, United Kingdom
Serginho Rezende, Music Director, Comando S Audio, Brazil
Tamara O’Neill, Music & Sound Producer, Liquid Studios, New Zealand
Tseliso Rangaka, Executive Creative Director, Ogilvy SA, South Africa

Craft Track

Film Craft Lions Jury
Jury President – Rebecca Skinner, Managing Director/Executive Producer, Superprime Films, USA
Christiane Dressler, Founder/Managing Director/Executive Producer, Anorak, Germany
Cristiano Pinheiro, Music Supervisor/Sound Designer/CEO, Punch Audio, Brazil
Guillaume Marien, CEO & Owner, Mathematic, France
John Mckelvey, Founder, Executive Creative Director, JohnXHannes New York, USA
Karim Bartoletti, Partner/Executive Producer, Indiana Production Company, Italy
Katie Keith, First Lady, Rattling Stick, United Kingdom
Micah Walker, Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer, Bear Meets Eagle on Fire, Australia
Mitsuaki Timo Otsuki, Founder/CEO, Connection, Japan
Monika Lenczewska, Director of Photography, Monika Lenczewska, Poland
Sandrine Huijgen, Creative Partner, Cloudfactory, The Netherlands

Entertainment Track

Entertainment Lions for Music Jury
Jury President – Paulette Long OBE, Music Consultant/Board Director/Publisher, Paulette Long, United Kingdom
Brian Yessian, Partner, Chief Creative Officer, Yessian Music, USA
Carlos Jean, Head of Music, Ogilvyone Worldwide, Spain
Christopher Clark, Director of Music, Leo Burnett Chicago, USA
Daniel Kuypers, Senior Vice President, Executive Director of Music, Energy BBDO, USA
Karla Henwood, Executive Creative Producer, Nylon Studios, Australia
Laura Nakhla, Head of Synchronisation, Warner Music Asia, Hong Kong
Lucas Duque, Founding Partner & Creative Music Director, Sonido, Brazil
Sander Van Maarschalkerweerd, Founder & CEO, Sizzer Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Simon Heeger, Composer / Managing Partner, 2WEI Music, Germany

Entertainment Lions for Sport Jury
Jury President – Steve Stoute, Chief Executive Officer, Translation Enterprises, USA
Alberto Ponte, Global Creative Director, Wieden + Kennedy, Global
Ann Wool, Chief Integration Officer, Ketchum Sports & Entertainment, USA
Ben Hartman, Managing Director, APAC, Octagon, APAC
Hidetoshi Maki, Executive Planning Director, Dentsu, Japan
Joao Chueiri, Senior Vice President, Marketing, AB Inbev, USA
Mark Osikoya, Associate Vice President, Global Partnerships, National Basketball Association, United Kingdom
Sheri Barros, Global Strategic Director, Sports Alliances, SVB Group, Global
Tove Okunniwa, CEO, London Sport, United Kingdom
Tyler Deangelo, Executive Creative Director, Strawberryfrog, USA

Good Track

Glass: The Lions for Change Jury
Jury President – Jaime Robinson, Chief Creative Officer, Joan Creative, USA
Ali Rez, Regional Executive Creative Director – Middle East and Pakistan, Impact BBDO, Middle East and Pakistan
Geoff Edwards, Chief Creative Officer, Saturday Morning, USA
Kitty Lun, Director, Head of Creative Shop, Greater China, Facebook, Hong Kong
Lisa Sherman, President & CEO, The Advertising Council, USA
Martina Poulopati, Essity Feminine Care: Global Brand Communications Manager, Essity, Germany
Merlee Jayme, CCO and Chairmom, Dentsu Jayme SYFU, The Philippines
Smita Reddy, Executive Vice President, Global Client Relationship Manager, Edelman, Global
Tista Sen, Regional Creative Director, Wunderman Thompson, India & Sri Lanka
Todd Hunter, Co-Chief Creative Officer, Observatory, USA

Health Track

Health & Wellness Jury
Jury President – Shaheed Peera, Executive Creative Director, Publicis Lifebrands, United Kingdom
Augé Reichenberg, Executive Vice President, Chief Creative Officer, Havas Health, USA
Bernardo Romero, Executive Creative Director, Healthcare & Wellness, Grey, USA
Berta Loran, Creative Director, Global Healthcare, Spain
Carlos André Eyer, Creative Vice President, NBS, Brazil
Christian Geis, Digital Creative Director, Wefra, Germany
Geet Rathi, Creative and Design Director, TBWA\India
Matt Eastwood, Global Chief Creative Officer, McCann Health, Global
Phyllis Cheng, Vice President – Healthcare, FleishmanHillard, Singapore
Sinead Murphy, Creative Director, Syneos Health, United Kingdom
Toby Pickford, Chief Creative Officer, Ogilvy Commonhealth, Australia

Innovation Track

Innovation Lions Jury
Jury President – Bill Yom, Global Creative Director, Cheil Worldwide, Global
Dillah Zakbah, Technology & Innovation Director, BBH, USA
Elspeth Lynn, Executive Creative Director, Geometry Global, United Kingdom
Eran Gefen, Founder, Gefen Team, Israel
Francisco Samper, CEO, Mullenlowe SSP3, Colombia
Kaitlyn WonJung Chang, Chief Operations Officer, Kobza and the Hungry Eyes / KTHE, Austria
Marcelo Tripoli, Vice President Digital Marketing & Expert Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company, Brazil
Mathias Wikström, Creative Strategy/Head of Innovation, RBK Communication, Sweden
Pete Blackshaw, CEO, Cintrifuse, USA
Zélia Sakhi, Chief Experience Officer, Mullenlowe Group, Japan

Reach Track

Creative Data Lions Jury
Jury President – Yasuharu Sasaki, Head of Digital Creative and Executive Creative Director, Dentsu, Japan
Billy Seabrook, Global Chief Creative Officer, IBM IX, Global
Camilo La Cruz, Chief Strategy Officer, Sparks And Honey, USA
David Fletcher, Chief Data Officer, Wavemaker, United Kingdom
Felipe Simi, Founder/Head of Creative Data, SOKO, Brazil
Hanan Belarbi, Head of Data EMEA, R/GA London, EMEA
Ilina Scott, Creative Strategist, Google, The Netherlands
Stacey Kemp, Principal, Marketing & Customer Strategy, Deloitte Digital, USA
Maurice Riley, Head of Data & Analytics – APAC, Digitas Australia, APAC
Christina Lu, General Manager, Uni Marketing Centre, Alibaba, China

Creative Strategy Lions Jury
Jury President – Tracey Follows, Founder, Futuremade, United Kingdom
Adrian Mills, Partner – Creative, Brand & Media, Deloitte Australia, Australia
Amanda Fève, Partner, Chief Strategy Officer, Anomaly, The Netherlands
Bridget Angear, Chief Strategy Officer, AMVBBDO, United Kingdom
Ian Davidson, Executive Director, Strategy & Insights, VMLY&R, USA
Lucy Jameson, Founder, Uncommon, United Kingdom
Neil Dawson, Chief Strategy Officer – EMEA & APAC, Publicis Sapient, EMEA & APAC
Takeo Shimizu, Brand Experience Design Lead, Senior Manager, Accenture Interactive, Japan
Tom Morton, Chief Strategy Officer, R/GA, USA
Vita Harris, Chief Strategy Officer – Global, FCB, Global

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