The CLIO Awards has named Josy Paul, Chairman & Chief Creative Officer, BBDO India, and Agnello Dias, Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer, Taproot India as jury members for the 2013 awards.
The CLIO Awards has maintained its original commitment to celebrate and reward creative excellence, honouring a powerful form of communication and its impact on modern culture. It also announced a number of new and updated media types to mirror the latest changes in the industry.
Dias has been appointed as jury member for the Film category, while Paul is part of the jury judging the Content and Contact/Integrated Campaign Innovative category. Dias and Paul will share the platform with well-known names such as Mark Tutssel, Global CCO, Leo Burnett, Chicago, and Rob Schwartz, Global Creative President, TBWA, Los Angeles.
The CLIO Awards also named nine global industry leaders to serve as jury chairs that represent a wide range of international talent and vision from across the advertising, design and communication fields.
Dias and Santosh Padhi co-founded Taproot India in 2009. Prior to that, Dias had worked with Lowe, Leo Burnett and JWT. In 2007, he made Indian advertising history by winning the country’s first ever Grand Prix and Titanium/Integrated Lion, besides leading JWT to the best ever Cannes performance by an Indian advertising agency and the No. 1 spot in the WPP network.
Paul’s much-acclaimed work done for P&G Gillette, titled ‘Women Against Lazy Stubble’ won the Creative Effectiveness Lion in 2011. He was also a speaker at the 59th Cannes International Advertising Festival in 2012.
CLIOs has also announced seven new or updated media types, which include Branded Entertainment and Content, Engagement, Digital Technique, Hall of Fame (updated to include Print, Out of Home, Audio and Design), Digital & Mobile (formerly Interactive), Direct (formerly Direct Mail), and Audio and Audio Technique (formerly Radio & Radio Technique).