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Lanre Adisa announced as first Jury President for Pitcher Awards
by Daniel Obi
January 16, 2018 | 12:08 am| | | Start Conversation
The organizers of the Pitcher Awards and Cannes Lions Official Festival representative in Nigeria, CHINI Productions, have announced Lanre Adisa, Managing Director/CEO, Noah’s Ark as the Jury President for the Heritage category of the Pitcher Awards. Lanre and his team to be announced soon will judge entries in Film, Audio, Print, Branded Content, Design and Outdoor including installations and activations.
According to Nnamdi Ndu, Managing Director of CHINI Productions in a statement “Lanre has been a partner in championing the growth of creativity in Nigeria. As a 3-time creative jury president of the Young Lions Competition in Nigeria we have experienced the energy, passion and expertise that he brings to the jury room and trust that he will bring the same level of excellence and diligence in judging the Pitcher Awards.”
Lanre started his career in 1990 as a Trainee Copywriter at MC&A: Saatchi & Saatchi, Lagos, Nigeria. He has since then worked in different capacities as a creative in some of Nigeria’s top agencies. He was at Insight/Grey, Nigeria’s biggest agency, where he worked for six years, leaving in 2003 as an Associate Creative Director. From there he moved to TBWA\Concept as a Creative Director. He left TBWA\Concept as an Executive Creative Director in 2008 to establish Noah’s Ark. In the ten years of its existence, Noah’s Ark has established itself as a foremost new generation agency, emerging as one of the most awarded agencies within and outside the shores of Nigeria.
The Pitcher Awards celebrate the best of the best ideas in tech and marketing communications from West and Central Africa. Entries are currently open at www.creativityweek.events. Two other juries will judge work under the Channel and Innovation categories.
The Pitcher Awards is part of the Creativity Week, CHINI Productions’ pre-Cannes Lions Festival programme which will take place at the Muson Centre Lagos from 19 – 24 March 2018.
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