Cannes Lions Int’l Advertising fair gets new jury president

Originally posted No. 17, 2005. Australian David Droga has become the youngest jury president to helm the Cannes Lion International Advertising fair (June 18-24 2006). After senior creative positions in Australia and Singapore, he worked with Saatchi & Saatchi London before becoming Worldwide Chief Creative Officer of the Publicis Network in 2003. He has since created his own company, Drogafive, billed as “a brand ideas and entertainment laboratory”.

“David has become one of the most talented, respected and awarded creative stars today, receiving countless personal accolades along the way. Having made his mark in Asia, Europe and now in the USA, his international outlook makes him the ideal jury President for Cannes,”said Terry Savage, the Festival’s Executive Chairman.

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