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DUBAI LYNX ANNOUNCES FIRST JURY MEMBERS

 DUBAI LYNX ANNOUNCES FIRST JURY MEMBERS
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The Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity, the premier festival and awards for the creative communications industry in the Middle East and North Africa, has released the first 28 names that will make up this year’s juries.

Direct, Promo & Activation, Interactive and Mobile Jury
Andy DiLallo, Chief Creative Officer, Leo Burnett Sydney, Australia – Jury President
Christian Fritsche, Creative Director, Scholz & Friends, Germany
Ivo Roefs, Managing Partner, DDB & Tribal Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jordan Atlas, Executive Creative Director, Ignited, USA
Josh Moore, Executive Creative Director, Y&R, New Zealand
Matthew Ryan, Creative Director / Zoo, Google, EMEA
Rickard Villard, Executive Creative Director, Lowe Brindfors, Sweden

Design Jury
Bjorn Kusoffsky, CEO / Creative Director, Stockholm Design Lab, Sweden – Jury President
Celina Guimaraes, Head of Design, MCSaatchiabel, South Africa
Dan Beckett, Head of Art / Partner, Chi+Partners, UK
Katie Taylor, Executive Creative Director, Landor Associates, Germany
Laurent Collangettes, Managing Director, Lonsdale Design, France
Jochem Leegstra, Partner, Creative Director, . . .staat, The Netherlands
Preeti Vyas, Chairwoman, Vyas Gianetti Creative, India

PR Jury
Gabriela Lungu, Chief Creative Officer, Weber Shandwick, UK & EMEA – Jury President
Aída Hernández Pulido, New Business Development & Digital PR Director, Marco de Comunicación, Spain
Cesare Valli, President & CEO, Southern Europe, Hill & Knowlton Strategies, Southern Europe
Joakim Jonasson, Founder, Chief Executive Officer, A World Beneath, Sweden
John Saunders, Regional President, EMEA, FleishmanHillard, EMEA
Monica Jitariuc, Managing Director, The Practice, Romania
Paresh Chaudhry, Chief Executive Officer, Madison Public Relations, India

Branded Content & Entertainment Jury
Philippe Meunier, Creative Chief, Co-Founder, Sid Lee, Canada – Jury President
Jaime Rosado, VP, Regional Creative Director, JWT, Puerto Rico
Jordan Atlas, Executive Creative Director, Ignited, USA
Mark Bullingham, Managing Director, Fuse Sport & Entertainment, EMEA
Mark Waugh, Global Managing Director, Newcast Worldwide, Global
Matthew Ryan, Creative Director / Zoo, Google, EMEA
Pablo Muñoz, President / CEO, Draftfcb, Spain

Commenting on the jury, Philip Thomas, CEO of Lions Festivals says, “We’re delighted to have this global collection of specialists joining us and we are excited to see the creative benchmarks that are ultimately set as a result of their judging. We look forward to welcoming them all to Dubai in March.”

Entries for Dubai Lynx are open and submissions can be made through the website until 6 February. Further information on rates along with category information and rules can all be found at http://www.dubailynx.com/awards/how_to_enter.cfm. The Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity takes place from 9-11 March, with the hotly anticipated Awards Ceremony & Dinner happening on 12 March.

 

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