Cannes Lions 2023: 13 from India on the jury

The organisers of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity have announced the jury for this year's festival.

12 Apr 2023 | By PrintWeek Team

Festival to be held on 19-23 June

Among the 290 jurors, India has 13 representatives. They are:

Aalap Desai, chief creative officer, Dentsu Creative West and Dentsu Creative Experience, India (Radio & Audio Lions)

Aditya Kanthy, CEO and managing director, DDB Mudra Group, India (Strategy Track)

Ahmed Aftab Naqvi, global CEO and co-founder, Gozoop India (Creative Commerce)

Farishte Irani, group head - copy, Dentsu Creative, India (Print and Publishing)

Garima Khandelwal, former chief creative officer, Mullen Lowe Lintas Group, India (Direct)

Hemant Shringy, chief creative officer, BBDO, India (Health Track)

Josy Paul, chairperson and chief creative officer, BBDO India (Creative Strategy)

PG Aditiya, co-founder and chief creative officer, Talented, India (Social and Influencer)

Rajdeepak Das, CEO and chief creative officer, Leo Burnett, India (Sustainable Development Goals)

Sukesh Nayak, chief creative officer, Ogilvy, India (Creative Data Lions)

Swati Bhattacharya, creative chairperson, FCB, India (Experience Track)

Valerie Pinto, CEO, Weber Shandwick India, The Weber Shandwick Collective, India (PR)

Simon Cook, CEO, Lions, said, “Our jurors have a huge responsibility, giving up their time, energy and expertise to set the benchmark for creative excellence as part of the 70th edition of the Lions. We are excited to see the body of Lion winning work that will set the industry standard for the next 70 years. This year, we have representation from seven new markets, our highest-ever representation from Africa and the Middle East, and a strong showing from a diverse mix of brands. We’re delighted to be able to bring a breadth of voices and perspectives to the Jury rooms and we thank them all in advance for their dedication and care.”

The festival will be running between 19-23 June. 

(Source: Campaign India)