SOURCE: New York Festivals

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March 10, 2011 07:46 ET

A Dozen More Chief Creative Officers Join New York Festivals' Exclusive Executive Jury; 36 CCOs on Board to Select 2011 NYF Advertising Awards Trophy Winners

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - March 10, 2011) -  New York Festivals International Advertising Awards has added an additional dozen prominent Worldwide Chief Creative Officers bringing the total to 36 executives participating on this 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.

Most recent Executive Jury members announced include:

Marie-Catherine Dupuy, Vice Chairman & Chief Creative Officer, TBWA France
Staffan Forsman,
Co-founder & Executive Creative Director, Forsman & Bodenfors
Lee Garfinkel,
Chief Creative Officer, Global Brands, Euro RSCG
Graham Lang,
Global Integrated Creative Director,  Y&R London
Kitty Lun,
Chairman & CEO, Lowe China
Bechara Mouzannar,
Chief Creative Officer, Leo Burnett MENA
Marty Orzio,
Chief Creative Officer,  Gotham Inc
Milka Pogliani,
Chairman & Executive Creative Director, McCann Worldgroup Italy
Marcus Rebeschini,
Chief Creative Officer, Y&R Asia
Jureeporn Thaidumrong,
Founder & Executive Creative Director, JEH United
Jean-Remy von Matt,
Founder & Chairman, Jung von Matt AG
Mark Waites,
Founding Partner & Joint ECD, Mother London

Donald Gunn, Founder of The Gunn Report, will moderate the Executive Jury. "Wow! Talk about a 'Dream Team!' There has never been a jury like this before,"commented Mr. Gunn.

This elite group assembles in New York City May 1st - 4th to select the 2011 trophy winners from the Finalist winners decided by NYF's Grand Jury. Trophies will be awarded at the 2-day festival in New York City May 4th and 5th.

Click here to view a complete list of the 2011 Executive Jury and Grand Jury. 

The 2011 NYF International Advertising Awards will take place on May 4th and 5th at the Skylight West in New York City. This two-day celebration will feature keynote speakers, including one by Keith Reinhard, Chairman Emeritus of Omnicom, creative panel discussions, screenings, and gallery exhibits as well as the presentation of the NYF Lifetime Achievement Award to Keith Reinhard, and a Living Legend Award to Bob Giraldi, renowned Film Director, and Bob Carr, Film Editor.

For more information on the 2011 International Advertising Awards Festival or to purchase tickets click here.

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.

All NYF winning work will be featured at www.newyorkfestivals.com and www.newyorkfestivals.tv and promoted by our network of representatives in 75 countries.

All press inquiries are welcome and should be directed to Gayle Mandel: gmandel@newyorkfestivals.com. 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 www.newyorkfestivals.com.

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