Final stretch for Media Leader of the Year nominations

Nominations for the award will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on July 13.
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Calling all Canadian media leaders: there is just over a week left to submit nominations for the 2018 Media Leader of the Year.

Top execs in the Canadian media industry can be nominated by a media agency employee, media seller, marketer or client who has worked with the nominee.

The deadline for nominations is 11:59 p.m. on July 13.

This year’s winner will be presented at the Media Innovation Awards (MIAs) and will be recognized in the MIAs annual. Entries for the awards program are also due July 13.

Nomination entries should include three reasons why the candidate is the best choice for Media Leader of the Year. Entries will be judged by strategy’s 2018 MIAs jury, which includes:

  • Hope Bagozzi, marketing officer, McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada
  • Karine Courtemanche, president, PHD Montreal & Touché
  • Helen Galanis, president, Initiative Canada
  • Stuart Garvie, CEO, GroupM Canada
  • Robin Hassan, marketing & digital transformation, Unilever
  • Robert Jenkyn, president, Media Experts
  • Brooke Leland, SVP, GM English Canada, Cossette Media
  • Devorah Lithwick, VP, marketing communications, Bell Mobility, Bell Canada
  • Robert Lunn, veterinary division director, Royal Canin Canada
  • Luke Moore, E.V.P. managing director, media, Cundari
  • Deborah Neff, VP, marketing, Sephora
  • Bob Park, chief of brands, GE, Haier, Cafe, and Monogram Appliances Canada

Jurors will be joined by co-chairs Emma Eriksson, VP of marketing at General Mills, and Cathy Collier, CEO of OMD.

For more information, please contact Jennifer Horn at strategy. Submissions, as well as additional information, are now available online.

In addition to the Media Leader of the Year award, our recognition of media partners will also return this year with Media Player of the Year.

Learn about last year’s Media Leader of the Year, Alain Desormiers of Touché, by clicking here.