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Cannes Lions announces 2024 Shortlisting Jury members

12 new markets are represented on the Shortlisting Jury for the first time

2 May 2024

Cannes Lions has announced today the line-up of global experts from across the creative industries who will shortlist world-class creative work this June. Work from across the globe will be judged, awarded and celebrated during the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, running from 17 to 21 June 2024.

Announced today are experts from across 75 markets, representing the global industry's leading talent from a diverse range of disciplines. Markets represented on the Shortlisting Jury for the first time are Algeria, Bulgaria, Cambodia, El Salvador, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Panama, Nicaragua, Slovakia, Uganda and Uzbekistan.

Simon Cook, CEO, LIONS, said: "Our Shortlisting Jurors play a fundamental role in the Cannes Lions judging process. This talented line-up of industry experts will bring us one step closer to defining the creative benchmark on the global stage this June. 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."

Marian Brannelly, Global Director of Awards, LIONS, added: "We’re delighted to have representation from 12 new markets on the Shortlisting Jury this year, bringing a breadth of perspectives and specialisms to the judging process. It’s essential that we have diverse viewpoints and voices in this crucial stage of judging, and we’re looking forward to seeing the work that will go on to be shortlisted."

The 2024 Shortlisting Jury members have been named as:

Classic Track

Film Lions:
Alexis Champa, Executive Creative Director, Media.Monks, Germany
Annukka Puttonen, Creative Director, Vapa Media, Finland
Arnaud Pitz, Creative Founder, egghunter, Belgium
Chaga Signe Bruun, Creative Director, TV 2 Creative, Denmark
Christos Koutsoukos, Executive Creative Director, Cream+Rascal, Greece
Gabriela Paredes Olguin, Creative Head, Mediabrands Content Studio, Mexico
Halo Cheng, Group Creative Director, Publicis Groupe, Hong Kong SAR
Kopal Naithani, Director and Founder, Superfly Films, India
Lourenço Thomaz, Chief Creative Officer Iberia (Spain and Portugal), Dentsu Creative, Iberia
Nicola Wood, Executive Creative Director, Ogilvy, UK
Nino Goldberg, Chief Creative Officer LATAM, VML, LATAM
Oskar Pernefeldt, Creative Director, Oatly, Sweden
Paulo Areas, Chief Creative Officer and Head of Business Transformation, TBWA, Spain
Rance Randle, Head of Creative, Peloton, Global
Rita Alberti, Creative Director, Dentsu Creative, Hungary
Robin Fitzgerald, Chief Creative Officer, BBDO Atlanta, USA
Sung-Ah Yoon, Vice President, SM Culture & Contents, South Korea
Serena Abi Aad, Creative Director and Film Director, UAE
Sibusiso Sitole, Chief Creative Officer, The Odd Number, South Africa
Sola Mosuro, Group Creative Director, Dentsu, Nigeria
Valéry du Peloux, Producer, Artisans du Film, France
Victor Pardo, Founder Partner and Creative Chairman, el taier DDB Centro, LATAM

Outdoor Lions:
Alex Tutu, Media Innovations Director, Independent, Kenya
Amy Weston, Executive Creative Director, CHEP, Australia
Ana Rocha, Executive Creative Director, VML, South Africa
Ángel Barahona, Senior Copywriter, Ogilvy, Honduras
Annu Terho, Creative Director, SEK Part Of Grey, Finland
Antje Rabenstein, Creative Director, fischerAppelt, Qatar
Dagmara Witek-Kusmider, Chief Creative Officer, Publicis Worldwide, Poland
Daniel Correa, Executive Creative Director, Alma DDB, USA
David Diankanguila, Creative Director, ACE, the Netherlands
Elizabeth Juárez Manzanarez, Creative Vice President, Vector B, Mexico
Facundo Paglia, Chief Creative Officer, Lopito Ileana & Howie, Puerto Rico
Firas Medrows, Executive Creative Director, DDB, UAE
Gabriel Lista, Executive Creative Director, Camara TBWA, Uruguay
Jiro Hayashi, Executive Creative Director, Dentsu East Japan, Japan
Julia Mota, Creative Director, GUT, Brazil
Julie Thompson, EVP & Chief Marketing Officer, OAAA (Out of Home Advertising Association of America), USA
Juraj Kovac, Creative and Strategy Director, THIS IS LOCCO, Slovakia
Kayode Olowu, Executive Creative Director, ONEWILDCARD, Nigeria
Kerstin Raidma, Creative Director, Tabasco, Estonia
Nari Moon, Creative Director, INNOCEAN, South Korea
Sean Poropat, Creative Director, Studio Sonda, Croatia
Steve Persico, Chief Creative Officer, Leo Burnett, Canada

Print & Publishing Lions:
Ayşe Aydın, Cofounder, We Istanbul, Turkey
Dieter Pivrnec, Chief Creative Officer / Managing Partner, GGK MULLENLOWE GROUP Vienna, Austria
Ivan Golubić, Associate Creative Director, Bruketa&Žinić&Grey, Croatia
Jairo Lezaca, Co-Managing Partner and Chief Creative Officer, Havas HOY, Mexico
Julia Hermine Ulmer, Creative Director Art, Jung von Matt, Germany
Lara Herzer, Executive Creative Director, Dentsu Creative, USA
Mari Hosokawa, Creative Director, ADK Marketing Solutions Inc., Japan
Massinissa Tiblali, Creative Director, TBWA\ DJAZ, Algeria
Mohamed Bareche, Executive Creative Director, Horizon FCB, UAE
Raimundo Undurraga, Chief Creative Officer, VML, Chile

Craft Track

Design Lions:
Conor Hautaniemi, Vice President Executive Creative Director, Hakuhodo, USA
Daniel Payan, Chief Creative Officer, VML, Colombia
Dara Abdul Hadi, Co-Founder and Head of Design, The Brand Company, MENA
Jessica Leonard, Design Director, Iris Worldwide, UK
Mauro Marescialli, Managing Director, MetaDesign China, Mainland China
Omobolanle Banwo Osadolo, Founder, Brand Identity Consultant, Geneza Brands & Geneza School of Design, UK
Ryan Crouchman, Partner, Vice President, Executive Creative Director Design, LG2, Canada
Siobhon Joe, Senior Experience Designer, AKQA, New Zealand
Thea Bakker, Creative Director and Founder, GoodOrange, the Netherlands

Film Craft Lions:
Alexandre Lucas, Founder and Film Director, Modernista Creative Producers, Brazil
Ali Loukman, Film Director, Loukout films, Uganda
Cece Wyldeck, Director of Creative Development EMEA, MassiveMusic, EMEA
Cheong HH, Film Director, OOO Films, Malaysia
David Correa, Executive Creative Director, Media.Monks, Colombia
Ingrid Bragemann, Executive Producer and Partner, Tantor Films, Global
James Wells, Executive Producer, Human, USA
Jane Oak, Executive Producer, Assembly, New Zealand
Jason Nartey, Group Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa, Ghana
Jessica Bermingham, Head of Production, Droga5 Dublin, Ireland
Juliane Ellrich, Executive Producer and Partner, Zauberberg Productions GmbH, Germany
Lalita Koehler, Chief Production Officer, Publicis Productions, USA
Lisandro Ramos, Founder and Executive Producer, Mama Hungara, Argentina
Lora Schulson, Head of Production, North America, 72andSunny, North America
Marius Talampas, Co-Founder and Director, Arcade, the Philippines
Masaya Nakade, Executive Creative Director, R/GA, Japan
Nikki Chapman, Production Partner, FCB London, UK
Rodrigo Scapolan, Creative Director, TBWA\RAAD, UAE
Roslee Yusof, Founder and Film Director, Freeflow Productions, Singapore
Sebastian Lien Prestoe, Copywriter, Morgenstern, Norway
Shelby Ncube, Editor, Strangelove Studios, South Africa
Thatiane Almeida, Film Director, Magma, Brazil
Yoshiyuki Suzuki, Executive Officer and Executive Producer, AOI Pro. Inc., Japan

Industry Craft Lions:
Anouk Jans, Creative Director, Spring Studios, Italy
Dominique Magnusson, Creative Director, Jung von Matt LIMMAT, Switzerland
Gemma Crompton, Creative Director, Landor, MEA
Kevin David, Chief Creative Officer, KELE, Brazil
Pavel Fuksa, Chief Creative Officer, Fuksaworks, Czech Republic
Prerna Mehra, Creative Director and Head of Art and Design, MullenLowe MENA, UAE
Steve Colmar, Chief Creative Officer, Publicis Groupe, Portugal
Temur Sadi, Design Director, MA'NO Branding, Uzbekistan
Wen-Xi Chen, Executive Creative Director, Design Bridge and Partners, Greater China

Engagement Track

Direct Lions:
Al Mackie, Chief Creative Officer, RAPP, UK
Angie Tijam - Tohid, Executive Creative Director, Havas Ortega, the Philippines
Anna Salonen, Executive Creative Director, INGO, Sweden
Cedric Astrella, Executive Creative Director, McCann Paris, France
Defri Dwipaputra, Executive Creative Director, Dentsu Creative, Indonesia
Eduardo Marques, Chief Creative Officer, Publicis, Benelux
Janna Wan, APAC Head of Brand Social, Google, APAC
Javier Urbaneja, Chief Creative Officer, Publimark MullenLowe, Costa Rica
Marcelo Bruzzesi, Vice President Creative Director, BETC Havas, Brazil
Marielle Wilsdorf, Partner and Creative Managing Director, Scholz & Friends, Germany
Mohammad Akrum Hossain, Executive Creative Director, Asiatic Marketing Communication Ltd., Bangladesh
Naina Meattle, Vice President - Planning, BBDO, India
Noel Bunting, Chief Creative Officer, Publicis London, UK
Omaga Idirigbe, Executive Creative Director, DDB Lagos, Nigeria
Pipe Ruiz Pineda, Chief Creative Officer, Dentsu Creative, Colombia
Sarah McGregor, Executive Creative Director, Dentsu Creative, Australia
Sebastian Bullorini, Chief Creative Officer, DLC de la Cruz - Ogilvy, Puerto Rico
Sofia Colucci, Chief Marketing Officer North America, Molson Coors, North America
Tres Colacion, Executive Creative Director, Droga5 New York, part of Accenture Song, USA
Youbin Bang, Creative Director, Cheil Worldwide (HQ), South Korea
Zahir Mirza, Executive Creative Director, C2, UAE
Zumi Njongwe, Business Executive Director, Nestle, ESAR

Media Lions:
Andrew Ackah, CEO, Dentsu, Ghana
Andy Upton, Head of Strategy, OMD EMEA, UK
Ankit Desai, Head - Media, Digital Marketing and Brand PR (India & Global Centre of Excellence), Marico Ltd., India
Beathe Stangeland Eide, Business Development Director, PHD, Norway
Carolina Sabha, Chief Operating Officer, Publicis Groupe, Argentina
Dashni Vilakazi, Managing Director, The MediaShop, South Africa
Diana Carolina Wiest Candamil, Chief Marketing Officer, Scotiabank Colpatria, Colombia
Isla Prentis, Managing Director: Marketing Intelligence Hub, Nahana Communications Group, South Africa
Kallana Warner, EVP, Client Managing Partner, UM Worldwide, USA
Maggie Yang, Managing Director, Zenith Media, Taiwan
Marta Pasamón, Managing Director, iProspect, Spain
Matthias Brüll, Global CEO Mediaplus Group, Executive Board Member Serviceplan Group, Global
Nada Abisaleh, Head of Leo Burnett Beirut, Lebanon
Rodrigo Revoredo, Partner / Chief Strategy Officer, Valor, Peru
Rory Paterson, Global Vice President, Media, Expedia Group, Global
Rufus Chuter, Managing Partner, Together, New Zealand
Sarah Louzioui, Managing Director, Havas, Cambodia
Solange Romo, Head of Planning, Paradais DDB, Ecuador
Stuart Sullivan-Martin, Worldwide Chief Strategy Officer and Global Head of Creative Solutions, Wavemaker, Global
Thomas Jamet, CEO, IPG Mediabrands and UM, France
Tricia Camarillo-Quiambao, CEO, IPG Mediabrands, the Philippines
Tusnuva Ahmed Tina, Managing Partner, Mindshare, Bangladesh
Vicente Varela, Chief Growth Business Operations, SBT, Brazil

PR Lions:
Ciro Sarmiento, Chief Creative Officer, Colle McVoy, USA
Danni Pinch, Executive Creative Director, Accenture Song, South Africa
EJ Yi-Chieh Chiang, Executive Creative Director and Head of Social, Ogilvy, Taiwan
James Wright, Global Chair and Global CEO, HAVAS PR Global Network and HAVAS Red, Global
Jenn Duggan, President, Citizen Relations, Canada
Julia Petryk, Co-founder, PR Army, Ukraine
Layla Poveda, Chief Operation Officer, CCK, Costa Rica
Levan Lepsveridze, Co-founder and Creative Chairman, Leavingstone, Georgia
Nitin Mantri, Regional Executive Managing Director (APAC), WE Communications, and Group CEO, Avian WE, APAC
Orlando Álvarez, Chief Creative Officer, Publicidad Comercial MullenLowe, El Salvador
Polka Yu, Deputy APAC President, BCW, APAC
Ricardo Avilés, Chief Creative Officer, Le Pub, Mexico
Sean Brown, Managing Director, Mango Communications Aotearoa, New Zealand
Shafaq Tariq, Chief Creative Officer - PR & Comms, Walnut Communications - PK & MENA, UAE
Sylvester Chauke, Founder and Chief Architect, DNA Brand Architects, South Africa Terry Chiang, Managing Director, Golin, Taiwan
Tokunboh George-Taylor, Founder/CEO, SKOT Communications, Nigeria

Social & Influencer Lions:
Akanksha Goel, CEO and Founder, Socialize / We Are Social, UAE
Alberto Pachano G., Managing Director, We Are Social, Spain
Amélie Ebongué, Founder, Gamma & Gemini, Global
Benjamin Merkel, Executive Creative Director, Leo Burnett, Germany
Benjamín Pedrero Olivares, Executive Creative Director, BBDO México, Mexico
Catherine Harris, CEO, TBWA\New Zealand, New Zealand
Daniel Lucey, Chief Creative Officer Co-CEO, Havas, USA
Diana Kuhlmann, Creative Director and Creative Excellence Manager, McCann San José, Costa Rica
Glen D'Souza, Head of Creative, Forsman & Bodenfors, Canada
Gurbaksh Singh, Chief Innovation Officer, Dentsu Creative, India
Kartikeya Tiwari, National Creative Director and SVP, FCB Kinnect, India
Luis Miguel Messianu, President - Chief Creative Officer, MEL (Messianu/Edelman/Lerma), U.S. Hispanic Market
Nicole Jauncey, Founder and Creative Director, ABEL, Australia
Roxana Nita, Executive Creative Director, DDB, Romania
Sandrine Nzedieu, Digital Director, Havas Media, France
Titipun Tubthong, Head of Creative, Brilliant & Million, Thailand
TJ Njozela, Executive Creative Director, Grey, South Africa
Tom Skinner, Executive Creative Director, TikTok, Europe and Israel
Yumiko Ota, Senior Copywriter, Wieden+Kennedy Tokyo, Japan

Entertainment Track

Entertainment Lions:
Alan Leong, Brand Creative Consultancy Lead, TikTok, SEA
Dora Osinde, Chief Creative Officer, Ogilvy, Germany
Jim Elfving, Director of Operations, Forsman & Bodenfors, Sweden
Matilda Egere-Cooper, Editorial Director, Dentsu Creative, UK
Monica Carallo, Creative Director, ACNE, Deloitte Digital, Italy
Peter Vegas, co Chief Creative Officer, FCB, New Zealand
Philip Sicklinger, Executive Creative Director, BBDO NY, USA
Shereen Mostafa, Head of Production Publicis Groupe Middle East, Publicis Groupe, UAE

Experience Track

Brand Experience & Activation Lions:
Ali Baasiri, Executive Creative Director, tphDDB, Saudi Arabia
Amanda Morrissey, Global President and Chief Growth Officer, iProspect, Global
Brandon Lee, Design Director, Singapore
Didi Pirinyuang, Chief Creative Officer, VML, Malaysia
Eka Ruola, Chief Creative Officer, Nitro Group Oy, Finland
Elena Fernández Angulo, Integrated Marketing Communication Manager - Iberia, Samsung Electronics, Iberia
Frederik Clarysse, Creative Director, Happiness / an FCB Alliance, Belgium
Guangqian Shao, SVP, Weber Shandwick, Mainland China
Jarrad Pitts, Creative Director, Consulum, UAE
Josh Gross, Chief Creative Officer, EnergyBBDO, USA
Joshua Rueda Mego, Chief Creative Officer, Ogilvy, Nicaragua
Madelyn Martinez Moya, Vice President of Marketing and Financial Retail, Centro Cuesta Nacional, Dominican Republic
María Celeste Dalairac, Executive Creative Director, ISLA, Global
Marijke Spain, Creative Director, Leo Burnett, Australia
Melissa Chen, Head of Marketing, Uber Eats, Taiwan
Michael Schachtner, Chief Creative Officer, Dentsu Creative DACH, Germany
Nikita Yermolayev, Creative Director, RA Kombinat, Kazakhstan
Oluranti Atunwa, Executive Creative Director, TBWA Concept, Nigeria
Oriane Canfrin, Head of Marketing and Communications, Ecobank, Ivory Coast
Pathida Akkarajindanon, Deputy Executive Creative Director, Wolf BKK, Thailand
Prashant Tekwani, Managing Partner, Havas CX, India
Ricardo Vior, Executive Creative Director, The Community, USA
Riccardo Fregoso, Chief Creative Officer, Dentsu Creative, Italy
Rodney Williams, President, Diageo Beer Company and Diageo Canada, North America
Rona Yakobi, Owner and Vice President Creative, Rona&Ido, Israel
Taj Reid, Global Chief Experience Officer and US Chief Creative Officer, Edelman, USA
Tsanka Krusheva, Executive Creative Director, McCann Sofia, Bulgaria
Nina de Ridder, Creative Director, the Netherlands
Sameer Yadav, Director-Marketing, Mondelez International, Vietnam

Health Track

Health & Wellness Lions:
Bernice Fong, Head of Brand, AXA International Markets, Hong Kong
Carl Turner, Chief Strategy Officer, Klick Health, USA
Fabio Teodori, Executive Creative Director, IPG Health, Italy
Gabriel Lippis, Creative Director, Syneos Health Communications, EMEA & Global
Gabriel Suárez Ortega, Latin America Marketing Director, Edgewell Personal Care, LATAM
Hugh Fitzhardinge, Founding Partner (The Ward Group), Executive Creative Director, Ward7, Australia
Megan Kozlowski, Executive Creative Director, Better Best Agency, South Africa Natalie Burger, Creative Director, WEFRA LIFE, Germany
Oskar Hellqvist, Executive Creative Director, ABBY.WORLD, Sweden
Rana Sadek, Associate Creative Director, ImpactBBDO Dubai, UAE
Soo Hee Yang, Chief Creative Officer, Vice President, Publicis Groupe Korea, South Korea
Wanda Cálix, Executive Creative Director, Star5 - Ogilvy, Panama

Strategy Track

Creative Strategy Lions:
Amr El Kalaawy, Regional Managing Director KSA and Bahrain, FP7 McCann, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain
Andrea Quaye, Global Vice President Coffee Category, The Coca-Cola Company, Global
Babs Faseesin, SVP Strategy, Starcom, USA
Barbara Niedziela, Chief Strategy Officer, 2012 Agency, Poland
Carel Scheepers, Head of Strategy, Havas, Africa
Clément Scherrer, General Manager, Strategy, Buzzman, France
Enshalla Anderson, Senior Director, Global Brand and Creative, Google Cloud, Google, Global

The Luxury & Lifestyle Lions Jury will be announced in due course. Further information on this year's Jury, as well as the Festival and Awards, can be found at

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