Innocean CCO Jeremy Craigen to preside over LIA International Awards Ambient | Print | Poster | Billboard | Verbal Identity jury; Host/Havas CCO Darren Spiller to represent Australia

DarrenSpiller.jpgJeremyCraigen.jpgThe LIA International Awards has announced that Jeremy Craigen, Global Chief Creative Officer of Innocean Worldwide, will preside over the Ambient | Print | Poster | Billboard | Verbal Identity jury.

Host/Havas Australia chief creative officer Darren Spiller (above left) will represent Australia on the jury.
 
Craigen (above right) started his career at Ted Bates where in his first year was awarded best young creative team by the UK Creative Circle. After Bates merged with Dorlands he moved to the then named BMP DDB Neednam where he stayed for many years and many name changes.  In 2015 he joined Innocean as worldwide CCO, looking over 23 offices worldwide. With new leadership now in place in key areas Europe, North America, Sydney and India, he is very excited about the creative future of Innocean.
"I can't believe it's ten years since LIA has been judged in Vegas," says Craigen. "What I can believe is that under its management, it has gone from strength to strength, always evolving, never afraid to try out new ideas. Our industry could learn a lot from LIA. Yes, I'm biased, they are like family. But every juror that comes to judge LIA feels the same way."
 
"While it is true that a lot of our judges feel like part of the LIA family once they have judged for us, the main undergirding reason why these judges were chosen is because they are known in their countries and worldwide for their outstanding work," says Barbara Levy, President of LIA. "We have every confidence that they will select only the winners based on the highest creative standards."
 
2018 Ambient | Print | Poster | Billboard | Verbal Identity Jury
Jeremy Craigen - Jury President - Global Chief Creative Officer of Innocean Worldwide
Darren Spiller, Chief Creative Officer at Host/Havas, Sydney
Nils Andersson, Asia Creative President & Greater China President, TBWA\Shanghai
Joaquín Espagnol, Executive Creative Director, Cheil Spain, Madrid
Karen Howe, President, The Township Group, Toronto
Armin Jochum, Chief Creative Officer and Founder of thjnk Germany, Hamburg
Marcos Medeiros, Partner/Chief Creative Officer at CP+B Brazil, São Paulo
Tom Murphy, Chief Creative Officer at McCann New York, New York
Helen Pak, CCO Grey Group Canada & President, Grey Toronto
Ali Rez, Regional Creative Director at BBDO, Dubai
Jason Romeyko, Worldwide Executive Creative Director at Serviceplan International, Munich
Joe Sciarotta, Co-Chief Creative Officer at Ogilvy & Mather, Chicago  
Tista Sen, National Creative Director & Senior Vice-President at J. Walter Thompson, Mumbai
Sompat Trisadikun, Chief Creative Officer, The Leo Burnett Group Thailand, Bangkok
 
The Ambient | Print | Poster | Billboard | Verbal Identity judging will take place at Encore Las Vegas from October 3rd through October 5th.
 
The Entry System is open for entries. The initial entry deadline is the July 31st. For more information on submissions and eligibility, visit the LIA website.

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