Cannes Lions announces jury presidents for 2016

Cannes Lions has revealed the full list of its 2016 jury presidents across 20 award categories

Andrew Robertson, chief executive officer of BBDO Worldwide, has been named the festival’s jury president for Creative Effectiveness Lions.

Sir John Hegarty, the co-founder of Bartle Bogle Hegarty, will be president of the Titanium and Integrated Lions jury.

Mark Tutssell, the global chief creative officer of Leo Burnett Worldwide and global creative chairman of Publicis Communications, will be president of the Direct Lions category.

Digital Craft Lions, a new category created this year, will be steered by Wesley ter Haar, the co-founder of Dutch agency MediaMonks. 

Meanwhile, Malcolm Poynton, the global chief creative officer, Cheil Worldwide, will head the jury for the Mobile Lions category.

Jae Goodman, the chief creative officer at CAA Marketing, is in charge of the festival’s Entertainment Lions. The Martin Agency's chief creative officer, Joe Alexander, will head up its Film Lions. 

They will be joined by over 400 Cannes jurors.

Philip Thomas, the chief executive of Cannes Lions, said juries only award around 3 percent of the festival’s entries, which can exceed 40,000.

He added: "We’re incredibly proud to have such a powerful mix of individuals who know what creative excellence looks like, because they have it in abundance themselves." 

It comes after Cannes Lions named the winner of its Lion of St. Mark for 2016, Marcello Serpa.

With 160 lions to his name, the industry veteran is the most awarded art director in Brazil. Under his leadership, Sao Paulo’s AlmapBBDO has won Agency of the Year three times. He has served on Cannes Lions juries four times, twice as president.

This year's festival will take place from 18 to 25 June. 

The full line-up of 2016 Cannes Lions jury presidents are: 

Creative Effectiveness Lions: 
Andrew Robertson, chief executive officer, BBDO Worldwide 

Creative Data Lions: 
Tash Whitmey, group chief executive officer, Havas Helia 

Cyber Lions: 
Chloe Gottlieb, svp/executive creative director, R/GA 

Design Lions: 
Tristan Macherel, executive creative director, Landor  

Digital Craft Lions: 
Wesley ter Haar, co-founder and chief creative officer, MediaMonks 

Direct Lions: 
Mark Tutssel, global chief creative officer, Leo Burnett Worldwide, and creative chairman, Publicis Communications 

Entertainment Lions: 
Jae Goodman, chief creative officer and co-head, CAA Marketing 

Entertainment Lions for Music: 
Josh Rabinowitz, evp/director of music, Grey Group 

Film Lions: 
Joe Alexander, chief creative officer, The Martin Agency 

Film Craft Lions: 
Laura Gregory, founder and chief executive, Great Guns  

Glass Lion: The Lion for Change: 
Madeline Di Nonno, chief executive officer, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media  

Health & Wellness Lions: 
Joshua Prince, president, The CDM Group  

Innovation Lions: 
Emad Tahtouh, director, applied technology, Finch 

Media Lions: 
Nick Waters, chief executive officer, Asia Pacific, Dentsu Aegis Network 

Mobile Lions: 
Malcolm Poynton, chief creative officer, Cheil Worldwide 

Outdoor Lions: 
Ricardo John, chief creative officer, J. Walter Thompson  

Pharma Lions: 
Alexandra von Plato, group president, North America, Publicis Healthcare Communications Group  

PR Lions: 
John Clinton, chair, Canada, North American head of creative and content, Edelman 

Print & Publishing Lions: 
Joji Jacob, group executive creative director, DDB Group  

Product Design Lions: 
Amina Horozic, lead industrial designer, Fuseproject 

Promo & Activation Lions: 
Rob Reilly, global creative chairman, McCann Worldgroup   

Radio Lions: 
Tom Eymundson, chief executive officer and director, Pirate Group Inc 

Titanium and Integrated Lions: 
Sir John Hegarty, co-founder, Bartle Bogle Hegarty  

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