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Titanium and Integrated Jury Announced Rob Reilly Named Jury President
Joining CP+B in 2003, Rob Reilly's time at the agency has seen him create some of the most talked about campaigns in history. Working initially as a copywriter, Rob went on to serve as the Global Creative Director on Burger King, helping to transform the burger chain into one of the most culturally relevant companies in the world. His current role as Worldwide Chief Creative Officer sees him drive the creative vision for all of CP+B's clients including Microsoft Windows, Coke Zero, Domino's Pizza, American Express OPEN, Kraft Macaroni & Cheese, Milka and Jell-O.
Winning multiple awards for his work, his Cannes Lions accolades include two Titanium Grand Prix Lions - one for Burger King in 2007 and one for the retailer Best Buy in 2010 - as well as three Titanium Lions and 10 Gold Lions. His creative leadership has played a significant role in the agency being named Cannes Lions Interactive Agency of the Year four times (2010, 2009, 2007 & 2006) as well as winning five other Cannes Lions Grands Prix: Cyber (2006 & 2005), Promo & Activation (2006), Film (2003) and Media (2001).
"The Titanium and Integrated category serves to award truly breakthrough campaigns that cause the industry to stop in their tracks. It is only right then that the leader of the jury should be someone who has achieved this. In Rob's case he has achieved this multiple times. We're delighted to have him on board leading an equally high calibre jury who will look to define the standard for ground breaking creativity when they come together in Cannes," says Terry Savage, Chairman of Cannes Lions.
Commenting on his role, Rob Reilly says, "We are at a point in our lives where massive business-changing ideas can literally come from any person, any type of creative company and from any country in the world. It's an honour to be part of the jury that will help decide which ones stood out as the most surprising and impactful."
Titanium and Integrated Jury Lions Members:
- Rob Reilly, Worldwide Chief Creative Officer, CP+B, Global - Jury President
- Mario D'Andrea, Partner & Chief Creative Officer, Fischer&Friends, Brazil
- Agnello Dias, Chief Creative Officer, Taproot India, India
- Laura Desmond, Chief Executive Officer, Starcom MediaVest Group, Global
- Andy DiLallo, Chief Creative Officer, Leo Burnett, Australia
- Morihiro Harano, Creative Director and Founder, PARTY, Japan
- Fred Koblinger, Chief Executive Officer, BBDO Group Vienna, Austria
- Ted Royer, Partner and Executive Creative Director, Droga5, USA
- Rob Schwartz, Chief Creative Officer, TBWA\Chiat\Day, USA
- Fernando Vega Olmos, Chairman and Worldwide Creative Council Chairman, JWT Worldwide, Global
The Titanium and Integrated jury will also be responsible for selecting the winner of the Cannes Lions Grand Prix for Good, awarded to the most creative piece of work in the charities and public services category across all entry sections.
The winners of the Titanium and Integrated Lions will be announced in Cannes on 23 June during the Film, Film Craft, Branded Content & Entertainment, Titanium and Integrated Lions Awards Ceremony. Entries are now being accepted until 23 March 2012. For details of how to enter or how to attend please visit www.canneslions.com.
Titanium and Integrated Lions Jury president:
Worldwide Chief Creative Officer
Rob joined CP+B in 2003, after spending a decade at a number of New York ad agencies. He began at CP+B as a copywriter, creating some of the most talked about campaigns in history, and then went on to serve as the global creative director on Burger King, helping to transform the burger chain into one of the most culturally relevant companies in the world. In his current role as worldwide chief creative officer, he drives the creative vision for all of CP+B's clients including category-leading brands such as Microsoft, Coke Zero, MetLife, Old Navy, Best Buy, Domino's Pizza, American Express OPEN, Unilever, SAS, Phillips, Kraft Macaroni & Cheese, Jell-O and Under Armour.
Rob is one of the most awarded creative chiefs in the world with his work being recognised at Cannes, including two Titanium Grand Prix, three Titanium Lions and 10 Gold Lions. His creative leadership has played a significant role in the agency being named Cannes Interactive Agency of the Year three times in the last six years and winning multiple awards.
Rob lives in Colorado with his wife Laura. In his spare time, he can be found trying to keep up with the younger employees on the company soccer team.
Über Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival
59th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, 17-23 June 2012, Cannes, France:
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.
As the most prestigious international annual advertising and communications awards, over 28,800 entries from all over the world are showcased and judged at the Festival. Winning companies receive the highly coveted Lion trophy honouring the most creative Film, Print, Outdoor, Interactive, Radio, Design, Promo & Activation, Film Craft, Mobile, Branded Content & Entertainment and Integrated advertising, as well as the best Media, Direct, PR, Titanium and Creative Effectiveness ideas.
The Festival is also the only truly global meeting place for advertisers, advertising and communication professionals. Close to 9,500 delegates from 95 countries attend seven days of exhibitions, screenings, as well as 57 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.