Dubai Lynx Reveals 2019 Jury Presidents
Female leaders represent over half of the line-up.
Dubai Lynx has announced the nine global leaders that will guide the juries across 18 categories at this year’s festival, which celebrates excellence in creative communications across the MENA region.
This year, underlining the festival’s commitment to promoting gender equality, over half of the line-up are women. The jury presidents are set to meet with their jury members at Dubai Lynx from 10-12 March 2019, with the winners announced at an awards ceremony at the Madinat Jumeirah the following day..
“Dubai Lynx is a reflection of the creative industry here in the Middle East and each year the winning work demonstrates fantastic creativity that impacts brands and customers," says Philip Thomas, chairman of Cannes Lions and Dubai Lynx. "Our jury presidents lead the juries in identifying the best creative work from the region and their role is hugely important in recognising the future direction of creativity. We’re delighted to welcome this immensely talented mix of leaders to Dubai Lynx 2019.”
The full list of Dubai Lynx 2019 jury presidents is as follows:
Film, Print & Publishing, Radio & Audio, Direct and Integrated
Adrian Botan, president, Creative Council, Europe and global executive creative director, McCann Worldgroup, global
Brand Experience & Activation, Digital, Mobile and Outdoor
Bruno Bertelli, global chief creative officer, Publicis Worldwide, global
Amanda Fève, partner, chief strategy officer, Anomaly Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Design and Print & Outdoor Craft
Paul Cardwell, creative partner, Superunion, UK
Alexandra Ouzilleau, global head of entertainment partnerships, Havas Group, global
Karen Bryson, executive producer, FINCH, Australia
Glass and PR
Candace Kuss, director of social media, Hill+Knowlton Strategies, UK
R. John Fidelino, global executive creative director, InterbrandHealth, global
Veriça Djurdjevic, chief executive officer, PHD, UK
For information on how to enter this year’s awards click here.