SOURCE: New York Festivals

February 03, 2011 12:20 ET

A Dozen More Chief Creative Officers Join New York Festivals' Exclusive Executive Jury

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - February 3, 2011) - New York Festivals International Advertising Awards has added an additional dozen prominent Worldwide Chief Creative Officers to participate on the exclusive live Executive Jury. This will be the largest gathering of Worldwide Chief Creative Officers ever assembled under one roof to judge an advertising competition.

Donald Gunn, Founder of The Gunn Report, will moderate the Executive Jury. This elite group will assemble in New York City May 1st to select the 2011 trophy winners from the Finalist winners decided by NYF's Grand Jury.

Latest Executive Jury members announced include:

Matthew Bull, Chief Creative Officer, Lowe Worldwide
Peter Favat, Chief Creative Officer, Arnold Worldwide
Tony Granger, Global Chief Creative Officer, Y&R
Amir Kassaei, Chief Creative Officer, DDB
James McGrath, Creative Chairman, Clemenger BBDO
Peter Nicholson, Chief Creative Officer, JWT
Sandosh Padhi, Co Founder, Chief Creative Officer, Taproot, India
Robert Rasmussen, Chief Creative Officer, Tribal DDB
Rob Reilly, Worldwide Chief Creative Officer, Crispin Porter + Bogusky
Rob Sherlock, Chief Creative Officer, DraftFCB
Alexander Schill, Global Chief Creative Officer, Partner, Serviceplan Group
Stephane Xiberras, President & ECD, BETC Euro RSCG

Additional Executive Jury Members will be announced soon. Click here to view a complete list of the 2011 Executive Jury and Grand Jury. 

The 2011 Executive Jury, consisting of 40 Chief Creative Officers, will convene May 1st - 5th in New York City. The three-day festival will include creative seminars, including one by Keith Reinhard, Chairman Emeritus of Omnicom, winners exhibits, screenings, and two award shows/parties taking place on Wednesday, May 4th, and on Thursday, May 5th, 2011.

The NYF International Advertising Awards competition receives entries from 70 countries and recognizes work in all media in the following competitions: Art/Technique + Technology, Avant-Garde, Collateral, Design, Digital & Interactive, Hispanic USA Advertising, Marketing Effectiveness, Mixed Media, Outdoor, Print, Public Relations/Brand Communications, Public Service Announcements, Radio, Student and Television/Cinema.

The Final Deadline to enter the NYF's 2011 International Advertising Awards competition is January 28th, 2011. Winners will be showcased at and promoted by our network of representatives in 75 countries.

All press inquiries are welcome and should be directed to Gayle Mandel: Ph: 1 212 643 4800

About International Awards Group organizes advertising and programming competitions for the following brands: AME Awards for Advertising Marketing Effectiveness; Midas Awards for Financial Services Communications; The Global Awards for Healthcare Communications; NYF Advertising Awards; NYF Television & Film Awards; and NYF Radio Programs & Promotions. Entries to each of the competitions are judged around the world by panels of peers in their respective industries. Founded in 1957, IAG and their brands now have representation in 75countries. For more information, go to

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