Cannes Ad Festival Names Jury Presidents

NEW YORK A creative from Ogilvy & Mather in India has been appointed 2004 film, press and outdoor jury president, the Cannes International Advertising Festival said today.

Piyush Pandey, group president and national creative director of Ogilvy & Mather in Mumbai, India, will lead the festival jury. He was a member of the film jury in 2002 and won five Lions at the festival in 2003.

Two Americans will serve as jury presidents in other categories. Bob Greenberg, chairman and chief creative officer of interactive agency R/GA in New York, will serve as cyber jury president. Howard Draft, chairman and CEO of Draft in Chicago, will head the direct marketing jury.

Alexander Schmidt-Vogel has been named media jury president. He is the worldwide CEO of MediaCom.

The 51st International Advertising Festival will be held June 20-26, 2004, in Cannes, France.