Global big hitters chair Dubai Lynx 2010 juries

The 2010 Dubai Lynx has announced the chairs of its juries for this year’s awards show.

Amir Kassaei, chief creative officer, DDB Group Germany, will head the TV/Cinema, Print, Outdoor and Radio jury.

Iranian-born Kassaei is one of the world’s most decorated creatives, having amassed over 1600 national and international awards. According to The Big Won report, he is among the three best chief creative officers in the world.

David Nobay, creative chairman of Droga5, Australia, takes on the chair of the Direct & Sales Promotion and Interactive juries.

Nobay is ranked in Archive magazine’s Top Ten most published copywriters of the last millenium, as well as being named Australia’s most awarded creative director in 2008.

Barry Cupples, CEO, Omnicom Media Group Asia Pacific, will head the Media jury.

With over two decades of experience, Cupples now oversees media operations in 26 offices, spanning 13 countries. Under his leadership in 2008, OMD Asia Pacific was named Media magazine’s Media Agency of the Year for the fourth time.

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