Dubai Lynx announces 2023 Jury Presidents line-up
Posted on 2022 Dec,07

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Dubai Lynx, MENA’s premier Festival and Awards for creative excellence in branded communications, has announced the ten industry experts who will lead the 2023 juries. The Jury Presidents will judge work entered across 21 different categories, including the newly launched Creative Commerce Lynx.

About the new Creative Commerce Lynx Award, Jury President Vicki Maguire said, ''It's an absolute honour and a privilege to be invited to judge at Dubai Lynx 2023 and even more so to be invited as Jury President for the new Creative Commerce Lynx. We are living through unprecedented times and we may often think we can’t see a way out of the situation we find ourselves in, but people say that this is when creatively we are at our best. I’m looking forward to seeing if that is true and immerse myself in the creativity that emerges from entries this year.”

The Dubai Lynx 2023 Jury Presidents have been named as: 

Brand Experience & Activation, Creative Commerce, Direct and Outdoor Jury President: Vicki Maguire, Chief Creative Officer, Havas London, UK

Creative Effectiveness and Creative Strategy Jury President: Anna Vogt, Chief Strategy Officer, VMLY&R London, UK

Design and Industry Craft Jury President: Sbu Sitole, Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer, The Odd Number, South Africa

Digital Craft, Mobile and Social & Influencer Jury President: Zoha Zoya, Group Creative Director, Head of Experience Design, R/GA, EMEA

Entertainment Jury President: Amani Duncan, CEO, BBH, USA

Film Craft Jury President: Rajay Singh, Film Director & Founder, Directors Think Tank, South East Asia

Film, Print & Publishing and Radio & Audio Jury President: Gustavo Lauria, Chief Creative Officer, We Believers, USA

Healthcare Jury President: Bernardo Romero, Maker, Klick Health, Canada

Media Jury President: Kate Ivory, Agency Partner, Head of Strategy, OMD EMEA, EMEA

PR Jury President: Tom Beckman, Global Chief Creative Officer, Weber Shandwick, Global

About the Jury Presidents, Philip Thomas, Chairman LIONS and Dubai Lynx, said, “We’re delighted to announce a host of renowned international talent to the Jury President line-up for Dubai Lynx 2023, featuring some truly remarkable creative leaders. Our Jury Presidents will bring their talent and prowess to ensure the Dubai Lynx Awards set the creative standard for the MENA region, as well as setting the future agenda. We look forward to seeing the body of work that will emerge following their discussions next year.”