12 new markets are represented on the Cannes Lions shortlisting jury for the first time
Posted on 2024 May,08

Cannes Lions has announced 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 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, Global

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


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 Art, 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, Portfolio Lead, 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, CEO / Chief Strategy Officer, VALOR - Socios de Marcas, 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, LATAM

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, Director - PR, Social Media and Influencer Marketing, MKV Digital, 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, 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

Hui Kang Yea, SVP, Head of Brand Division, SK Telecom and SK Broadband, South Korea


The Luxury & Lifestyle Lions Jury are still to be announced.