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Cannes Lions announces 2023 Shortlisting Jury members

25 April 2023

Cannes Lions has announced a line-up of global experts from across the creative industries who will shortlist world-class creative work.

The shortlisted work will go on to be judged, awarded and celebrated on the global stage during the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, running from 19-23 June 2023.

Announced today are 197 experts from across 58 markets, representing the global industry's leading talent from a diverse range of disciplines. The Cannes Lions Shortlisting Juries will take part in judging entries remotely from their home locations worldwide.

Simon Cook, CEO, LIONS, comments, "The first round of judging, which establishes the Cannes Lions shortlist is critical. We have a world-class line up of exceptional talent, and experts from around the world who bring much commitment and expertise to the important task in hand. I'd like to extend my gratitude for their hard work in curating the work that will go on to be awarded and recognised at the Festival this year."


The 2023 Shortlisting Jury members have been named as:

Classic Track

Film Lions:
Andreas Tatzreiter, CEO, Executive Creative Director, Spießer & Spinner, Austria,
Anisa Dzindo, Executive Producer / Producer, B-Reel Films, Sweden,
Anne Boothroyd, Executive Creative Director, Freelance (previously Dentsu Creative), New Zealand
Bart Vande Maele, Head of Production, Happiness, Belgium
Binaifer Dulani, Creative and Founding Member, Talented, India
Cj de Silva-Ong, Executive Creative Director, TBWA\SMP, The Philippines
Corinna Martínez, Head of Production, Mastodonte, Mexico
David Caballero, Chief Creative Officer, Wunderman Thompson, Spain
Eirik Sørensen, Creative, TRY, Norway
Francisco Bledel, Executive Creative Director, Publicis Argentina, LATAM
Helen King, Digital Director Creative, adidas, Global
Hiroyo Kanehako, Creative Director, Dentsu Inc., Japan
Jake O'Driscoll, Creative Director, Boys + Girls, Ireland
Jin Yang, Creative Partner, Leo Burnett, Taiwan
Johanna Lubin, Global Marketing Manager, Brand Purpose, Social Impact & Community, Global
Juan Rueda, Director and Partner, Akira Cine, Colombia
Marielle Wilsdorf, Chief Creative Officer, GGH MullenLowe GmbH, Germany
Miguel Bemfica, Chief Creative Officer, VMLY&R, MENA
Nopharit Dusadeedumkoeng, Deputy Executive Creative Director, Wolf Bkk, Thailand
Shelley Smoler, Chief Creative Officer, Droga5, part of Accenture Song, UK
Tim Fremmich Andresen, Creative Director, NORD DDB, Denmark
Volkan Dalkilic, Chief Creative Officer, Havas Turkiye, Turkey

Outdoor Lions:
Ahmed Mustafa, Executive Creative Director, Adcom Leo Burnett, Pakistan
Akama Davies, VP, Global Solutions and Operations, GroupM Nexus, Global
Alan Hairong Ji, CMO & VP, Focus Media, China & Japan
Andrew Brunton, Managing Director, EMEA, Billups, EMEA
Angie Tijam-Tohid, Executive Creative Director, Havas Ortega Group, The Philippines
Arah Kim, Associate Creative Director, Wieden+Kennedy, Mexico
Damisa Ongsiriwattana, Co-Founder / Chief Creative Officer, SOUR Bangkok, Thailand
Damon Stapleton, Chief Creative Officer, The Monkeys, part of Accenture Song, New Zealand
Donevan Chew, Chief Creative Officer, Havas Immerse, Malaysia
Finnja Skornia, Creative Director, DDB Group, Germany
Gerardo Vazquez, Creative Director, VMLY&R, Puerto Rico
Ivo Purvis, Executive Creative Director, Dentsu Creative, Portugal
Juan Gómez, Brand Manager, Banco de Bogotá, Colombia
Laura Villanueva Chávez, Brand, Communications & Insight Manager, Mibanco, Peru
Man Wai Wong, VP, Group Creative Director, Design, Leo Burnett, Canada
Manuel Wenzel, Chief Creative Officer, TBWA\Switzerland AG, Switzerland
Moumita Pal, Senior Creative Director, FCB, India
Nayeli Kremb, Creative Director, Perfect Fools, Sweden
Nicolas Gaspart, Copywriter, mortierbrigade, Belgium
Nicolas Geahchan, Executive Creative Director, Wunderman Thompson, Qatar
Pia Lystad, Art Director, POL, Norway
Yoofi Breww, Creative Director, MullenLowe Accra, Ghana

Print & Publishing Lions:
Carlos Fernandez Oxte, Head of Creative / Executive Creative Director, Archer Troy, Mexico
Ida Gronblom, Executive Creative Director, FCB, USA
Maria Lujan Donaire, Executive Creative Director, HOY by Havas, LATAM
Nadia Charif, Senior Art Director, Dentsu Creative, Italy
Ravi Shanker, Chief Creative Officer, Publicis Groupe, Indonesia
Rianna Woods, Senior Art Director, Wunderman Thompson, UK

Radio & Audio Lions:
Carol Lambert, Creative Director, Creative Consultant, Ireland
Francisco Cavada, Chief Creative Officer, BBDO, Chile
Leen Renders, Director, Het Geluidshuis, Belgium
Nathalie Hasson, Head of Audio Narrative & Podcasts, HRCLS, France
Oje Ojeaga, CEO / Chief Creative Officer, Up In The Sky, Nigeria
Pipo Morano, Executive Creative Director, Grey, LATAM


Craft Track

Design Lions:
Aurélie Scalabre, Creative Director, BETC, France
Haoxi Lv, Senior Design Expert, Ant Group, Mainland China
Jonathan Johnsongriffin, VP, Global Brand Creative, Google Brand Studio, Google, Global
Mohammed Sehly, Executive Creative Director, Leo Burnett, Saudi Arabia
Prue Jones, Design and Creative Director, Accenture Song, Australia
Shekhar Badve, Founder Director, Lokus Design Pvt. Ltd., India

Film Craft Lions:
Aaron Leung, Head of Copy, Bates Pan Gulf LLC, UAE
Adrian Aspani, General Manager, LaDoble, Buenos Aires, Ciudad de Mexico, Madrid, Miami
Anne Akande, VFX Producer, Unini Productions Limited, UK
Belén Garau, Founder / Service Producer, The Local Production Company, Spain
Christina Yu, Director, Merchant, Canada
Damir Ciglar, Co Founder / CEO, Imago Ogilvy, SEE
Davud Karbassioun, Global President, Pulse Films, Global
Deh Bastos, Creative Director, Publicis Brasil, LATAM
Ewan Yap, Creative Director, TBWA\Media Arts Lab, Mainland China
Fiona King, Global Director of Production, Sweetshop, Global
Jeana Theron-Khoury, Film Director, Darling Films, South Africa
Karim Naceur, Global Head of Tv Production, BETC, Global
Kimberly Chin, Founder / Creative / Composer, Pitch Audio+Magic, Malaysia
Linnea Roxeheim, Director, Giants & Toys, Sweden
Martin Furze, Creative Director & Director, Bacon Production, Global
Ronak Chugh, Director, Rooted Films, India
Santiago Chaumont, Director, Central Films, Mexico
Shima Green, Director / Photographer, Craft Worldwide, USA
Silvia Bergamaschi, Senior Producer, Indiana Production SPA, Italy
Stylianos Cotionis, CEO and Executive Producer, Foss Productions, Greece
Tobias Fueter, Co-Founder & Director, stories AG, Switzerland
Wuthisak Anarnkaporn, Film Director / Founder, FACTORY 01, Thailand

Industry Craft Lions:
Atiya Zaidi, Managing Director / Executive Creative Director, BBDO, Pakistan
Davor Bruketa, Chief Creative Officer, Bruketa&Zinic&Grey, Croatia
Mahesh Ambaliya, Creative Director, VMLY&R, India
Marie-Elaine Benoit, Creative Director, Branding & Design, Sid Lee, Canada
Pedro Americo, Executive Creative Director, McCann, Germany
Sally Anderson, Creative Director, MetaDesign, China


Engagement Track | In partnership with LinkedIn

Direct Lions:
Adrian Yeap, Executive Creative Director, Publicis, Singapore
Agnieszka Klimczak, Creative Partner, FCB&theMilkman, Poland
Anke Roell, Head of Copy, HeimatTBWA\, Germany
Ben Sever, Chief Creative Officer, Co-CEO, and Partner, Havas, Israel
Carla Leveratto, Head of Creative Works, Google, Italy
Christel Chong, Creative Director, DDB, Hong Kong SAR
Diana Ceausu-Caverly, Global Chief Strategy Officer, MRM, Global
Ebba Grenninger, Deputy CEO and Creative Director, Jung Relations, Sweden
Jake Barrow, Group Executive Creative Director, VMLY&R, Australia
Jorge Eliecer Pinto, Executive Creative Director, MullenLowe SSP3, Colombia
Kimmy Liu, Executive Creative Director, Cheil PengTai Beijing, Mainland China
Luis Enriquez, Chief Creative Officer, VMLY&R, Mexico
Lulo Calio, Chief Creative Officer & Founding Partner, Togetherwith, Argentina
Magd El Sherif, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, matter, Egypt
Manuel Ostyn, Creative Partner, Joe Public, Belgium
Matilda Egere-Cooper, Editorial Director, Dentsu Creative, UK
Rene Verbong, Executive Creative Director, DEPT®, The Netherlands
Rita-Maria Spielvogel, Creative Director, BBDO Wien, Austria
Roehl Sanchez, Chief Creative Officer, BIMM, Canada
Sergio Franco Tosso, Executive Creative Director, Fahrenheit DDB, Peru
Vincent Montocchio, Executive Creative Director, CIRCUS!, Mauritius
Whitney Michel, Executive Creative Director, Uniworld Group, South Africa

Media Lions:
Abelardo Ibanez, CEO, Zenith Media, Spain
Alicia Lorenzo, SVP Revenue Growth & Corporate Communication Director, Ignis Media Agency, Argentina
Ami Qian, CEO, Carat China, Mainland China
Clare Trafankowska, Managing Director, iProspect, dentsu, South Africa
Elda Choucair, CEO, Omnicom Media Group, MENA
Emilie Perrier, VP Havas Play Content & Media Partnerships, HAVAS PLAY, France
Ender Buruk, CEO, Mindshare, EMEA
Gaurav Virkar, P&G Global Media Leader, Procter & Gamble, Global
Helen Galanis, CEO, Initiative, Canada
Isabelle Dacz, CEO, Wavemaker, The Netherlands
Karine Ysebrant de Lendonck, Chief Media Officer, Publicis Groupe, Belgium
Kelly Rosnell-Shand, Client Partner, Spark Foundry NZ, New Zealand
Miguel Pava, CEO, PHD, Costa Rica
Morten Flamand, CEO, EssenceMediacom, Sweden
Naomi Michael, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Asia Pacific, IPG Mediabrands, APAC
Rasmus Philip, Senior Strategist, Uncle Grey, Denmark
Stacy-Ann Effs, Senior Director, Strategy, Hearts & Science, USA
Stephen Onaivi, Managing Director, OMD Ghana (mediaReachOMD), Ghana
Takamasa Hirai, Planning Creative Director, ADK Marketing Solutions, Japan
Tal Kedmi, CEO, Reflect Media, Israel
Thomas Jamet, CEO, IPG Mediabrands & UM, France
Valentina Vieira, VP Marketing, Alpina, Colombia

PR Lions:
Carol Yeung, Managing Director, Golin, Hong Kong SAR
Carol Warui, Deputy Managing Partner Public Relations & Influence, Ogilvy Africa, Kenya
Damián Martínez Lahitou, CEO & Founder, Feedback PR, Argentina
Deborah De Klerck, Managing Director, Famous Relations, Belgium
Higinio Martínez, GM & Consejero Delegado, Omnicom PR Group, Spain & Portugal
Ivo Půr, Managing Director, Hero & Outlaw a.s., Czech Republic
Jacqueline Bosselaar, CEO, HPB | Het PR Bureau, The Netherlands
Jorg Riommi, Chief Creative Officer Central & Eastern Europe, Publicis Groupe, CEE
Khaled AlShehhi, Executive Director of Marketing and Communication, UAE Government Media Office, UAE
Razan Karim, Senior Communications Director, Red Havas Middle East, UAE
Ruxandra Papuc, Executive Creative Director, McCann, Romania
Sandrine Cormary, General Manager, Omnicom PR Group, France

Social & Influencer Lions:
Alberto Quirós, Chief Creative Officer, Jotabequ Grey, Costa Rica
Angelica Alvarado Ariza, VP Beyond Core, AbInbev, Colombia
Baba Touré, Founder, Hammerfest, EMEA
Carla El Maalouli, Marketing consultant, Freelance, MENA
Christina So, Group Digital Planning Director, FCB Aotearoa, New Zealand
Eoin Sherry, Global Executive Creative Director, LePub, Global
Helen Lee, Agency Lead, LinkedIn, Southeast Asia, Hong Kong SAR and Taiwan
Jennifer Hyland, Senior Director, Edelman, Ireland
Lorraine Ann Garcia, Social Media Lead, lululemon, APAC
Mami Koyama, Copywriter / Creative Planner, Dentsu, Japan
Michael Messer, Creative Director, Jung von Matt DONAU, Austria
Niat Asfaw Graca, General Manager, Serviceplan Bubble GmbH, Germany
Omaga Idirigbe, Executive Creative Director, DDB, Nigeria
Pablo Ferrari, Executive Creative Director, Independent, Mexico
Phindile Phiri, Director - Assets Influencer Partnerships Africa, The Coca-Cola Company, South Africa
Rahmon Agbaje, Co-Founder, Loud Parade, UK


Entertainment Track | In partnership with ESL FACEIT Group

Entertainment Lions:
Caroline Petruccelli, Head of Agency Production, Publicis Groupe, France
Devin Baker, Creative Director, 72andSunny, USA
Gonzalo Fernandez, Executive Creative Director, Grey Argentina, Argentina
Jason Fashade, Managing Director, Social & Experience, Ogilvy, Hong Kong SAR
Matias Anríquez, Creative Director, Wolf BCPP, Chile
Sumeli Chatterjee, Sr. Director, Integrated Marketing & Experiences (IMX), The Coca-Cola Company, India & South West Asia
Zizwe Vundla, CMO, Safaricom, East Africa

Experience Track

Brand Experience & Activation Lions:
Ashley Knight, Strategy Director, Jam3, The Netherlands
Chantal Silva Zúñiga, Digital Creative Director, DDB, Mexico
Doug Muir, Executive Creative Director, Proof, Canada
Genevieve Hoey, Creative Lead ANZ, 72andSunny, ANZ
Hasib Hasan Chowdhury, Sr. Group Creative Director, Adcomm Ltd., Bangladesh
HyungKyun Oh, Executive Creative Director, the.WATERMELON, APAC
Joachim Kortlepel, Executive Creative Director & Partner, Jung von Matt AG, Germany
Josefina Casellas, VP, Executive Creative Director SS LATAM
Kazz Ishihara, Group Executive Creative Director, McCann Worldgroup, Japan
Keith Manning, Executive Creative Director, TBWA Hunt Lascaris, South Africa
Lucía Angulo, Head of Creative Business, Accenture Song, Spain
Mahesan M., Executive Creative Director, Cheil Worldwide, APAC
Mauricio Sarmiento, Chief Creative Officer, Leo Burnett Colombia / Publicis Groupe Panamá, LATAM
Paolo Garcia, Chief Creative Officer, Publicis Groupe, Vietnam
Peter Lund, Chief Creative Officer, AKQA, Global
Piotr Osinski, Regional Creative Director, VMLY&R, Poland
Rikke Sofie Jacobsen, Creative, POL Oslo, Norway
Rosana Vilcarromero, Head of Marketing, PlazaVea, Peru
Tamara Greene, Managing Director, Global Brands, Havas Creative Group, Global
Tulan Ma, Chief Creative Officer, BBDO China, Mainland China
Yasmina Boustani, Creative Director, Leo Burnett, UAE

Health Track

Health & Wellness Lions:
Annikka Koivu, Director, Health, wellbeing and food, Kaiku Group Ltd, Finland
Brian Wang, SVP, Head of Health, Edelman China, Mainland China
Emuron Alemu, Chief Creative Officer, The Quollective, Kenya
Gretel Lanner, Regional VP Latin America, Edgewell Personal Care, LATAM
Jayesh Nair, Digital Acceleration Lead, EMEA, Bayer Consumer Health, EMEA
Jini Mathai, Regional Head-Southeast Asia, Havas Health and You, Southeast Asia
Kai Baumann, Associate Creative Director, IPG Health, Germany
Lori Bullock, SVP, Executive Producer, Digitas Health, USA
Louise Ljungberg, Deputy CEO, ABBY.WORLD, Sweden
Mandie van der Merwe, Chief Creative Officer, Dentsu Creative, Australia
Shamel Washington, Associated Creative Director - Health Equity, Deloitte Digital, USA


To see the Awarding and Shortlisting Juries in their entirety visit Further information on this year's Festival and the Lions Awards can be found at