Cannes Lions Unveils 1st Round Of Jury Lineups
John McKelvey, founder/ECD of JohnXHannes, New York, has been named to serve as a member on the Cannes Film Craft Lions jury
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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.

Simon Cook, managing director of Cannes Lions, 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 organized 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 program.

The first Jury lineups 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

The 2019 Cannes Lions Awards will be presented each evening throughout the Festival from June 17-21, 2019.


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