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News Release: Singapore Jurors at Cannes Lions 2016


Singapore, 4 May 2016 - As the official country representative of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, Mediacorp is proud to announce nine respectable creative leaders who will represent Singapore to join the international jury panelists at the Festival this June. The elite group of jurors will travel to France to evaluate the world’s greatest works live during the Festival in nine categories, namely Creative Data, Cyber, Design, Direct, Outdoor, Print & Publishing, Promotion & Activation, Radio, and Titanium & Integrated Lions.

Joji Jacob, Group Executive Creative Director from DDB Group Singapore, has also been named Jury President of the Print & Publishing category. This is a huge accolade to Singapore as only the most awarded and respected creative leaders are chosen to lead the juries.

Every year, a rigorous selection process ensures the jury panel at Cannes Lions is served by a mix of nationalities and a representative spread of agency networks. Mediacorp is honoured to put forward jury nominations for the Lions Festival and works with the local creative community to ensure Singapore’s creative talent continues to be showcased on the global stage.

Philip Thomas, CEO, Lions Festivals, highlighted the importance of putting together balanced juries to ensure fair judging of the awards, while adding that the juries had a ‘significant responsibility in determining the future path of creative communications’.

Here are the juries from Singapore:

Print & Publishing
Jury President: Joji Jacob, Group Executive Creative Director, DDB Group Singapore

Creative Data
Edmund Choe, Chief Creative Officer, Singapore & Southeast Asia, TBWA\ Group

Charlie Blower, Founder & Creative Director, Blak Labs

Komal Bedi Sohal, Chief Creative Officer, Y&R Singapore

Jon Loke, Executive Creative Director, Publicis Singapore

Aaron Koh, Founder & Creative Director, GOVT Singapore

Promotion & Activation
Cinzia Crociani, Creative Director, Grey Group Singapore

Andrew Hook, Executive Creative Director, Havas Worldwide Singapore

Titanium & Integrated Lions
Ted Lim, Chief Creative Officer, Dentsu Aegis Asia Pacific

For a full listing of the Cannes Lions juries 2016, please refer to

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity will take place from June 18 to 25, 2016.

Issued by Trade Marketing and Communications, Mediacorp.

For more information, please contact:
Frances Koh
Vice President
Trade Marketing & Communications
Mediacorp Pte Ltd
Tel: (65) 6357 5534