Lions Health Announces 2016 Jury 27 of the world’s leading healthcare communication experts set to convene in Cannes

23 March 2016 – Lions Health, the global annual awards for creative excellence in healthcare communications, has today announced the names of the 27 jurors who will make up this year’s Pharma and Health & Wellness juries.

“This a diverse mix of talent from across the globe,” said Terry Savage, Chairman, Lions Festivals. “It’s exactly the balance of disciplines and skills that’s needed to judge the specialist area of healthcare. They’ll be looking for creativity that stands out from the regulatory frameworks, awarding work that sets a clear direction for the future of the industry.”

The 2016 juries have been named as follows:

Health & Wellness Jury
Joshua Prince, Chief Marketing Officer, Omnicom Health Group, Global – Jury President
Matt Gill, Group Creative Director, Healthy Thinking Group, Australia
Gerrard Malcolm, Creative Partner and Managing Director, Insight AU, Australia
Andre Laurentino, Global Executive Creative Director for Unilever, Ogilvy & Mather, Global
Carmen Botelho, Group Creative Director & Managing Partner, Float Health, Portugal
Jana Apostolopulu, Chief Creative Officer, Pink Carrots Communications, Germany
Peter Matheson Gay, Executive Creative Director, Health, Weber Shandwick, USA
Chris Duffey, EVP, Global Director of Creative Technology, Sudler Worldwide, Global
Bindu Menon, CEO, Point Blank Advertising, India
Masaya Shimizu, Planning Director, Dentsu, Japan
Emilio Solis, Regional Creative Director, Leo Burnett Mexico Jason Romeyko, Global Executive Creative Director, Saatchi&Saatchi Geneva, Switzerland
Al Young, Chief Creative Officer, FCB Inferno, UK
Zuleika Burnett, Executive Director, Creative & Innovation, Havas Life Medicom, UK
Martin Hafley, Creative Director, DDB Remedy, UK
Melyssa Weible, Managing Partner and Co-Founder, Elixir Health PR, USA
Carlos Ricque, SVP, Creative, DigitasLBi, USA

Pharma Lions Jury
Alexandra von Plato, Group President, Publicis Healthcare Communications Group, North America – Jury President
Peter Smith, Regional Executive Creative Director, Ogilvy CommonHealth, APAC
Phil Brown, Creative Director, Bill Curtis and Phil Brown, Australia
Anne de Schweinitz, Global Managing Director, Healthcare, FleishmanHillard Healthcare, Global
John Reid, Chief Creative Officer, Wunderman DC, USA Veronica Trujillo, Area Creative Director, TBWA/WorldHealth, Mexico
Sean Riley, Executive Creative Director, McCann Health, Japan & North Asia
Richard Rayment, Creative Director, InVentiv Health Communications, UK
Tina Fascetti, Chief Creative Officer, Guidemark Health, USA Rich Levy, Chief Creative Officer, FCB Health, USA

Lions Health awards outstanding work across Pharma and Health & Wellness with the coveted Lion trophy, the benchmark in creative excellence. The Health & Wellness Lions celebrate consumer product communications, such as over-the counter medicines, applications or devices, while the Pharma Lions are for communications aimed at healthcare professionals, including prescription drugs, vaccines and biotechnology.

The juries will convene in Cannes to judge all of the entries ahead of the Lions Health Awards Ceremony on 18 June, which will mark the midpoint of the Festival. All of the work will be exhibited across the two day Festival allowing delegates to digest and take inspiration from the best in global healthcare communications.

Entries for Lions Health are currently being accepted via, where details of how to attend the Festival and Awards can also be found.

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