IAF Seats Radio, Direct Judges

NEW YORK The International Advertising Festival has appointed the last of its 2006 juries, for the Radio Lions and Lions Direct categories.

Led by Steve Harrison, creative director at Harrison Troughton Wunderman and worldwide creative director at Wunderman, the Lions Direct jury will commence voting on June 14 in Cannes, France, with awards presented on June 19. Chaired by Guillaume van der Stighelen, copywriter and creative partner of Duval Guillaume Belgium, the Radio Lions jury will begin judging in Cannes on June 16, with the winners named on June 20.

“After the successful launch of Radio Lions last year, with the jury unanimously delighted in the effectiveness of judging the entries in their original language, this year’s jury will once again be looking to award creative excellence in this increasingly creative category,” said Terry Savage, executive chairman of the festival. “We are also enormously proud that the Lions Direct category has, in just a few years, become the most prestigious international DM competition and winning a Lion, the most sought-after trophy. This year’s top judges will once again be looking to set creative high standards in the industry.”

Also on the Direct jury are: Martin Hazan, regional cd, MRM Worldwide, Argentina; Dave King, national cd, direct, M&C Saatchi Australia; Roman Sindelar, managing partner, creative head, PKP Proximity, Austria; Laurent Van Loon, cd, I DO, Belgium; Otavio Dias, partner, president, GreyZest Direct, Brazil; Scott Pinkney, vp, cd, FCB Direct, Canada; Diego Domingo, ecd, OgilvyOne and OgilvyInteractive Chile; Helle Goodstein, partner, copywriter, Sepia Proximity, Denmark; Samuel Gion, cd, TBWA\Paris Marketing Services, France; Stefan Schmidt, CCO, TBWA\Germany; Detlef Rump, managing partner, Interone Worldwide, Germany; Rakhshin Patel, svp, gm, RMG Connect, India; Sergio Muller, cd, Rapp Collins, Italy; Norio Tanaka, senior planning director, Asatsu-DK, Japan; Kien Eng Tan, president, ecd, Arc Worldwide, Malaysia; Manuel Camacho, cd, Publicis Arrendondo De Haro, Mexico; Matty Burton, creative group head, Saatchi & Saatchi, New Zealand; Ingrid Leren Wathne, cd, MRM Partners/McCann Direkte, Norway; Piotr Alchimowicz, cd, OgilvyOne Worldwide, Poland; Nuno Duarte, cd, Touch Me Wunderman, Portugal; Richard Johnson, ecd, M&C Saatchi, Singapore; Andrew Ambrogioni, managing director, ecd, Action Ambro’s, South Africa; Chema Bernad, ecd, Remo D6, Spain; Christina Knight, cd, Draft, Sweden; Thomas Engeli, senior copywriter, Fisch.Meier.Direkt, Switzerland; Ben Imhoff, cd, Van Wanten Etcetera, the Netherlands; Nick Moore, cd, Independent, U.K.; Steve Aldridge, creative partner, Partners Andrews Aldridge, U.K.; Holly Pavlika, evp, CCO, Grey Direct, U.S.; and Mark Beeching, evp, global ecd, Digitas, U.S.

Radio judges are: from Ernesto Savaglio, president, cd, Savaglio\TBWA, Argentina; Michael Edmonds, cd, Meerkats, Australia; Mario D’Andrea, creative and general director, JWT Curitiba, Brazil; Donna McCarthy, cd, Dory Advertising, Canada; Frank Tapiro, co-manager, Hemisphere Group, France; Ralf Heuel CCO, partner, Grabarz & Partner Werbeagentur, Germany; Francesco Taddeucci, cd, Saatchi & Saatchi, Italy; Arne Schau-Knudsen, copywriter, Virtual Garden, Norway; from Portugal, Susana Ferraz de Sequeira, cd, MSTF Partners, Portugal; Brett Morris, ecd, FCB Johannesburg, South Africa; Juan Nonzioli, creative gm, Shackleton, Spain; Alexander Jaggy, ecd, Jung von Matt/Limmat, Switzerland; David Guerrero, chairman, CCO, BBDO Guerrero Ortega, Philippines; Jim Thornton, ecd, Leo Burnett, U.K.; and Josh Rabinowitz, svp, director of music, Grey Worldwide, U.S.