The organisers of the 54th Cannes Lions International advertising have announced the members of the Cyber Lions and Media Lions juries. India will find representation in juries for both the categories. Ramani V Iyer, Vice Chairman, Connecturf, will be on the jury of Cyber Lions, while Vikram Sakhuja, COO, GroupM, South Asia, will be on jury of Media Lions.
Tom Eslinger, Creative Director, Interactive and Emerging Technologies, Saatchi & Saatchi, New Zealand, will chair the Cyber Lions jury, while the Media Lions jury will be headed by David Verklin, CEO, Carat Americas. Both juries will start casting their votes in Cannes on June 14.
The Media Lions and Cyber Lions winners will be honoured on June 19 and June 20 respectively.
“These two categories have seen tremendous growth and innovation in recent times. It is therefore fitting that our juries reflect and consist of leading and award winning figures from around the globe,” said Terry Savage, Executive Chairman of the festival.
The 54th International advertising festival will be held this year from 17-23 June in Cannes, France. Cannes Lions is the largest gathering of worldwide advertising professionals and advertisers and is among the prestigious annual advertising awards.