Media Young Lions and Young Marketers juries unveiled

OMD's Cathy Collier is moderating the Media jury, which also includes seven other Canadian industry members.

The Globe and Mail Young Lions Media and Young Marketers juries have been revealed. It’s the first year that Young Marketers has been added to the qualifying competitions.

The Young Marketers jury will be co-chaired by Mark Childs, VP marketing, Campbell Canada, and Jacqueline O’Sullivan, marketing director, Microsoft Advertising, and it includes: Dan D’Alessandro, VP marketing, cheese & dairy, Kraft Canada; Emily Bain, partner, strategic planning director, John St.; Patrick Dickinson, senior VP marketing, The Bay; Judy John, CEO/CCO, Leo Burnett; Doug Potwin, planning director, Ogilvy & Mather Toronto; and Angela Scardillo, VP marketing, Best Buy Canada.

Cathy Collier, CEO, OMD Canada, will be moderating the Media jury, which includes: Karine Courtemanche, president, Touché!PHD; Jim Gordon, senior VP, managing director, Vizeum Canada; Sara Hill, president, M2 Universal; Peter Mears, president, Mediabrands Canada; Sheri Metcalfe, VP, co-managing director, Jungle Media; Niall Mulholland, managing partner, MEC Canada; and Alexandra Panousis, president, Starcom.

The deadline for teams to sign up for the 24-hour competitions is March 4, 2012. This year, ad industry veterans from across Canada will choose five teams, and 10 young industry stars will win a trip to compete in the international Young Lions round at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

For information on entering, click here.