Nick Law, Olivier Altmann and Eugene Cheong, presidents in Cannes Lions’ juries in 2011

Advertising, Cannes Lions, Marketing

Nick Law, Olivier Altmann and Eugene Cheong will preside the Cyber, Outdoor and Radio Lions juries at  this year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

Nick Law, R/GA’s EVP and Chief Creative Officer, North America, will lead the Cyber Lions jury to award the best work in online digital communications.

He is  responsible for the overall creative vision of R/GA and  guides creative teams consisting of visual designers, copywriters, and interaction designers, working in close collaboration. He has won every major international award and has been widely published in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Asia-Pacific.

Chairing the Outdoor Lions jury is Olivier Altmann, Chief Creative Officer of Publicis Worldwide and member of the Worldwide Executive Committee since 2009.

Olivier drives the network’s creative force and works closely with their internationally-aligned clients.

Under his leadership, Publicis is ranked Europe’s second most creative network (Eurobest 2010), the second most creative network in Asia (Media), and Agency of the Year in France, Australia, and Brazil. Olivier, winner of two Grands Prix at Eurobest, has previously judged at Cannes Lions, D&AD and The Clio Awards as well as chairing twice at Eurobest.

Eugene Cheong, Regional Executive Creative Director of Ogilvy Asia Pacific, appointed Radio Lions jury President, is Asia’s most-awarded copywriter and creative director, winning more Gold Cannes Lions and Gold One Show Pencils than anyone else in Asia.

Eugene Cheong, Regional Executive Creative Director of Ogilvy Asia Pacific, appointed Radio Lions Jury President, is Asia’s most-awarded copywriter and creative director, winning more Gold Cannes Lions and Gold One Show Pencils than anyone else in Asia.

In 2009, he was elected to the Ogilvy Worldwide Board and Ogilvy Worldwide Creative Council.

Nick, Eugene and Olivier come from very different parts of the world and, given the roles they have, work all over the world, so therefore understand many different cultures. Being great creatives, who are both culturally aware and real leaders, makes them perfect to fulfil the roles of presidents of these three important juries

Terry Savage

Festival Chairman

58th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity takes place from 19 to 25 June, in Cannes.

The International Festival of Creativity, also known as Cannes Lions, is the world’s leading celebration of creativity in communications.

As the most prestigious international annual advertising awards, over 24,000 entries from all over the world are showcased and judged at the Festival.

The Festival is also the only truly global meeting place for advertisers, advertising and communication professionals. Over 8,000 delegates from 95 countries attend seven days of exhibitions, screenings, as well as over 50 high-profile seminars, 20 workshops and master classes presented by renowned worldwide industry leaders. As the networking and learning opportunity of the year, Cannes Lions is the must-attend event for anyone involved in brand communication.