NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UM, a division of IPG Mediabrands, is proud to announce that Daryl Lee, Global CEO, has been named to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Awarding Jury in the Media Lions category.
The Festival, which follows a rigorous, international selection process, invites more than 300 members of the creative communications industries to Cannes Lions to serve on various juries. They will review, judge and award all work that is entered.
“To be named to the Media Lions jury is both an honor and a privilege,” said Daryl Lee, Global CEO, UM. “The Cannes Festival celebrates the very best of our industry, to be part of the judging process and to be able to recognize the work that expresses the new creativity of media in the world today will be the highlight of my Cannes 2014 experience.”
As Global CEO, Daryl is responsible for UM’s global strategy, direction and operations, and oversees global management for UM’s clients, including Coca-Cola, Hershey’s and Johnson & Johnson. Under his leadership, UM has positioned itself as a global agency that fuses curiosity and creativity to unlock competitive advantage through media for brands. He currently serves as the Deputy Chairman of the Effie Worldwide Global Board of Directors.
The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity will take place from June 15 to 24, awarding prizes in 17 categories. The Media Lions Awards will take place June 17, 2014.
UM (www.umww.com) is a global media agency that fuses curiosity and creativity to unlock competitive advantage for brands through media. Our philosophy of curiosity is driven by the power of story-telling fueled by intelligence, insights and ideas. A division of IPG Mediabrands, UM has more than 130 offices in 100 countries and over 4,800 employees committed to developing creative, strategic and customized campaigns for every client. Ranked as the most creative media agency by AdNews in 2012, UM also was recognized for leadership in advanced analytics by Media Magazine. UM’s list of clients includes Brown-Forman, Chrysler, Coca-Cola, ExxonMobil, The Hershey Company, Johnson & Johnson, L’Oreal Paris,
MasterCard, Microsoft and Sony. In 2012, UM’s new business global wins and retention received a grade A from RECMA.