Dinu Panescu (McCann Romania), in Direct Jury at Cannes Lions 2012

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Dinu Panescu, Group Creative Director McCann Erickson Romania, will be present at 2012 Cannes Lions as member in the Direct Jury, that is presided this year by Gideon Amichay, former Chief Creative Officer and Joint Managing Partner of Shalmor Avnon Amichay / Y&R Interactive Tel Aviv (Israel), according to a Cannes Lions press release that announces the members of  Press, Outdoor, Media and Direct Lions juries.

The juries are as it follows:

Press Lions Jury

  • Tham Khai Meng, Worldwide Creative Officer, Ogilvy & Mather, Global – Jury President
  • Pablo Alvarez Travieso, Executive Creative Director, JWT, Argentina
  • Nigel Dawson, Creative Director, Grey, Australia
  • Manir Fadel, Creative Vice President, Lew’Lara TBWA, Brazil
  • Wendy Chan, Creative Director, Saatchi & Saatchi, China
  • Javier Mora, Executive Creative Director, Tribu DDB, Costa Rica
  • Jorge Carreno, Creative Director, Young & Rubicam, France
  • Stephan Vogel, Chief Creative Officer, Ogilvy & Mather, Germany
  • Raj Kamble, Chief Creative Officer, BBH, India
  • Duarte Pinheiro Melo, Creative Director, Draftfcb, Portugal
  • Chris Chiu, Founder/Chief Creative Officer, Ren Partnership, Singapore
  • Grant Jacobsen, Executive Creative Director, DDB, South Africa
  • Ekhi Mendibil, General Creative Director, Euro RSCG, Spain
  • Thidarat Nitikijphaiboon, Creative Director, McCann Worldgroup, Thailand
  • Yasar Akbas, Founding Partner & President, HappyPeopleProject, Turkey
  • Komal Bedi Sohal, Executive Creative Director, Lowe MENA, UAE
  • Steve Jones, Creative Partner, AMV BBDO, UK
  • Jan Jacobs, Co-Founder, Johannes Leonardo, USA

Outdoor Lions Jury

  • Sheung Yan Lo, Executive Creative Director, JWT North East Asia, China – Jury President
  • Javier Campopiano, Regional General Creative Director, Draftfcb, Argentina
  • Luke Chess, Creative Director, Clemenger BBDO, Australia
  • Wilson Mateos, Creative Director, DDB Brazil
  • Lucho Correa, Creative Director, Owner, Lip, Colombia
  • Susan Westre, Executive Creative Director, Ogilvy & Mather, France
  • Jan Rexhausen, Executive Creative Director, Jung von Matt/Fleet, Germany
  • Vikram Gaikwad, Partner & Executive Creative Director, Creativeland Asia, India
  • Ricky Pesik, Managing Director, Satucitra, Indonesia
  • Kentaro Ichiki, Creative Director, Hakuhodo, Japan
  • Ng Heok Seong, Executive Creative Director, Euro RSCG, Malaysia
  • José Manuel Techera, Creative Vice President, JWT, Mexico
  • Ajay Thrivikraman, Executive Creative Director, Publicis, Singapore
  • Rui Alves, Executive Creative Director, Y&R, South Africa
  • Guille Viglione, Executive Creative Director, Dimension, Spain
  • Merlee Jayme, Chairman, Chief Creative Officer, DDB DM9 Jayme Syfu, The Philippines
  • Elif Onay, President & Chief Executive Officer, Draftfbc, Turkey
  • Paul Silburn, Creative Partner, Saatchi & Saatchi, UK
  • Pablo Buffagni, Chief Creative Officer, Grupo Gallegos, USA

Media Lions Jury

  • Mainardo de Nardis, Chief Executive Officer, OMD Worldwide, Global – Jury President
  • Roberto Hernandez, Vice President & General Manager, Concept Media, Argentina
  • Daniel Johns, National Chief Executive Officer, Ikon, Australia
  • Andreas Weiss, Chief Executive Officer, Aegis Media, Austria
  • Gino Baeck, Chief Executive Officer, Mindshare, Belgium
  • Gustavo Gaion, Media Vice President, Y&R, Brazil
  • Sunni Boot, Chief Executive Officer, ZenithOptimedia, Canada
  • Annetta Cembrano, Chief Executive Officer, MediaCom, Chile
  • Thomas Wong, Chief Executive Officer, MPG Greater China
  • Andrea Suarez, Chief Operating Officer Worldmarkets, UM / MediaBrands, Colombia
  • Bertrand Beaudichon, Vice President, Omnicom Media Group, France
  • Manfred Kluge, Chief Executive Officer, Omnicom Media Group, Germany
  • Sudha Natrajan, Chief Executive Officer, Lintas Initiative Media, India
  • Gabi Attal, Chief Executive Officer, Zenith Media, Israel
  • Isabelle Harvie-Watt Clavarino, Chief Executive Officer & Country Manager, Havas Media, Italy
  • Tetsuya Uchida, Executive Producer, Hakuhodo DY Media Partners, Japan
  • Sung Woo, Global Media Director, Cheil Worldwide, Korea
  • Sylvain Chevalier, Chief Executive Officer, MPG, Mexico
  • Louise Bond, Chief Executive Officer, Spark PHD, New Zealand
  • Andre Andrade, Chief Executive Officer, Aegis Media Iberia, Portugal
  • Neil Hardwick, Chief Executive Officer, GroupM, Russia
  • Richard Procter, Joint Managing Director, Vizeum, South Africa
  • Jaime López-Francos, Chief Executive Officer, Ymedia, Spain
  • Liv Sandberg, Group Client Service Director, Starcom, Sweden
  • Cosima Giannachi, Chief Executive Officer/Country Leader, Mindshare, Switzerland
  • Andé Roof, Managing Partner, De Media Maatschap, The Netherlands
  • Karen Blackett, Chief Executive Officer, MediaCom, UK
  • Alex Altman, Chief Executive Officer, Initiative, UK
  • Lisa Donohue, Chief Executive Officer, Starcom, USA
  • Steven Piluso, EVP, Chief Strategy Officer, PHD, USA
  • Damian Winstanley, Managing Director, OMD International, Global

Direct Lions Jury

  • Gideon Amichay, former Chief Creative Officer and Joint Managing Partner of Shalmor Avnon Amichay / Y&R Interactive Tel Aviv, Israel – Jury President
  • Francisco di Paola, Chief Operating Officer, di Paola, Argentina
  • Duncan Marshall, Executive Creative Director, Droga5, Australia
  • Dieter Pivrnec, Executive Creative Director, Lowe GGK, Austria
  • Kristof Snels, Creative Director, LDV United, Belgium
  • Carlos Domingos, Chief Creative Officer, Age Isobar, Brazil
  • Johnny Tan, Executive Creative Director, BBH, China
  • Kelly Zettel, Group Creative Director, Leo Burnett, Canada
  • Olivier Apers, Creative Director, BETC, France
  • Christoph Everke, Executive Creative Director, Serviceplan, Germany
  • Edmund Choe, Co-President, TBWAGreater China, Hong Kong
  • Manish Bhatt, Founding Director, Scarecrow Communications, India
  • Davide Boscacci, Associate Creative Director, JWT, Italy
  • Minoru Yashima, Senior Planning Director, ADK, Japan
  • Dave King, Executive Creative Director, M&C Saatchi, New Zealand
  • André Rabanea, Chief Creative Officer, Torke, Portugal
  • Dinu Panescu, Group Creative Director, McCann Erickson, Romania
  • Thomas Yang, Creative Director, DDB, Singapore
  • Peter Khoury, Executive Creative Director, MetropolitanRepublic, South Africa
  • Susana Pérez Bermejo, Creative Director, Orbital Proximity, Spain
  • Andreas Ullenius, Executive Creative Director, Åkestam.Holst, Sweden
  • Karin Lang, Managing Director, Head of Dialogue, Publicis Communications, Switzerland
  • Marq Strooy, Creative Director, DEAR, The Netherlands
  • Caitlin Ryan, Executive Creative Director, Proximity London, UK
  • Alfonso Marian, Chief Creative Officer, OgilvyOne, USA
  • Tim Geoghegan, Executive Creative Director, Timmovations, USA

All entries for this year’s festival will be judged in Cannes and announced throughout the Festival week, 17-23 June.

The International Festival of Creativity, also known as Cannes Lions, is the world’s leading celebration of creativity in communications. Founded in 1954, the Festival takes place every June in Cannes, France.

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