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Dubai Lynx reveals jury president line-up for 2024


Dubai Lynx, MENA’s leading platform for creative excellence and effectiveness, has announced its jury president lineup for 2024.

The 11 industry experts from nine different markets,  alongside their juries, will identify the best creative campaigns and award creative excellence across MENA.

Commenting on the jury president line-up, Philip Thomas, Chairman, LIONS and Dubai Lynx, said: “We welcome a wonderfully talented group of experts for 2024, to recognise the best ideas shaping the landscape in this unique part of the world.

“We thank them for their individual perspectives, expertise and experience for the leadership they will bring to the very important task ahead of them.”

Ian Fairservice, Vice Chairman, Dubai Lynx, added: “We’re thrilled to bring a breadth of voices and perspectives to the Jury rooms for Dubai Lynx 2024, featuring some truly remarkable creative leaders.

“We’re grateful to all of our 2024 Jurors for devoting their time and knowledge, and we can’t wait to see them in action in Dubai next year.”

The Dubai Lynx 2024 Jury Presidents have been named as

  • Brand Experience & Activation and Creative Commerce Jury President:
    Rafael Rizuto, Chief Creative Officer, Dentsu Creative, US and Hispanic LATAM
  • Creative Effectiveness and Creative Strategy Jury President:
    Bertille Toledano, President, BETC Paris, France
  • Design and Industry Craft Jury President:
    Rajdeepak Das, CEO and Chief Creative Officer of Leo Burnett and Chairman, Creative Council, Publicis Groupe, South Asia
  • Digital and Social & Influencer Jury President:
    Anna Qvennerstedt, Global Chief Creative Officer, Forsman & Bodenfors, Global
  • Direct and Outdoor Jury President:
    Nkgabiseng Motau, Co-Founder / Chief Creative Officer, Think Creative Africa, Africa
  • Entertainment Jury President:
    Ana Balarin, Chief Creative Officer, Wieden+Kennedy, UK

  • Film Craft Jury President:
    Pierre Nelwan, Managing Director, Media.Monks, the Netherlands
  • Film, Print & Publishing, Radio & Audio, Integrated, Glass: The Award for Change and Grand Prix for Good Jury President:
    Gabriel Schmitt, Global Chief Creative Officer, Grey, Global
  • Healthcare Jury President:
    Rohini Miglani, Vice President, Procter & Gamble International Operational SA SG, Asia/India/MEA
  • Media Jury President:
    Enyi Nwosu, Chief Strategy Officer, UM London, UK
  • PR Jury President:
    Anthony Chelvanathan, Chief Creative Officer, Edelman, Canada

The Festival will take place on Tuesday 5 March 2024 followed by the Awards Ceremony & Dinner taking place on Wednesday 6 March 2024, where the winners will be announced at the Emirates Golf Club.

The last date to submit entries to Dubai Lynx is 25 January 2024, while festival registration will open on 18 January 2024.