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2023 Health & Wellness; Pharma & Medical; and Health & Wellness - Craft and Pharma - Craft Juries Announced

02 May 2023

London International Awards Announces:
Rich Levy as 2023 Health & Wellness Jury President 
Rachel McCready as 2023 Pharma & Medical Jury President and
Alessandra Gomes as 2023 Health & Wellness - Craft and 
Pharma & Medical - Craft Jury President

LIA is pleased to announce the Jury Presidents and Jurors for the Health & Wellness; Pharma & Medical; Health & Wellness - Craft and Pharma & Medical - Craft competitions.

Barbara Levy, LIA President stated, "We are very selective as to who we invite to judge LIA.  This elite group are the top creatives in the Health and Pharma advertising sector.  We are very proud of our judging process as we have no pre-judging, every juror is required to see every piece of work in their respective categories and they must participate in all rounds of judging.  All of the judging is done onsite in Las Vegas." 

Rich Levy - Health & Wellness Rachel McCready - Pharma & Medical Alessandra Gomes - Health & Pharma-Craft
Rich Levy, Chief Creative Officer at Klick Health will preside over the Health & Wellness jury. This Jury will honor creative excellence in work that promotes consumer health products and services such as, personal care, self-diagnosis and regaining or maintaining health and well-being. 

On judging LIA, Rich said “I’m honored to be chairing LIA's Health & Wellness jury this year and have no doubt that the work will continue to inspire and raise the bar. With health and wellness in the public spotlight more than ever, the commitment to our craft and the ability to make a real difference in people's lives have never been stronger. While it's certainly going to be tough to choose from the abundance of bar-raising ideas, LIA's jury room is one like no other; it's always a fun time, especially when we're all together in Vegas."
Rachel McCready, Chief Creative Officer at Evoke will lead the Pharma & Medical jury. This jury will judge the work based on creativity in the highly-regulated pharmaceutical sector where the focus is on conditions and diseases that require prescription medications and a doctor’s recommendation as treatment.

Rachel stated, “How we create has been going through so much evolution recently - it’s never been more important to zoom out and recalibrate on what excellence looks like for our industry. I can’t wait for the debates around what defines 'best' in 2023.”
Alessandra Gomes, Executive Creative Director at McCann Health Brazil will lead the Health & Wellness - Craft and Pharma & Medical - Craft jury. Entries in these categories will be judged on the execution and production values of work created for both the highly regulated pharmaceutical industry and for non-pharmaceutical, non-regulated products and services.

Alessandra stated, “I am extremely honored to chair the 2023 Health & Wellness - Craft and Pharma & Medical - Craft jury this year. I've been following how the quality of craft within these categories has been surpassed year after year, and as one of the most important festivals in the world, LIA shines a light on this. I'm thrilled for what's to come."


Sara Badr - Health & Wellness Jury  Sandra Bold - Health & Wellness Jury Tim Condrick - Health & Wellness
Sara Badr  
Creative Director
Ward6 Singapore, Singapore
Sandra Bold
Chief Creative Officer
Wunderman Thompson Benelux
Tim Condrick
Creative Director 
Orchard, Sydney

Shunsuke Kakinami - Health & Wellness  John McPartland - Health & Wellness   Joy Panday - Health & Wellness

Shunsuke Kakinami
Executive Creative Director
McCann Health Japan, Tokyo
John McPartland
   Creative Director - Health  
Leith Agency, Edinburgh
     Joy Panday
  Executive Creative Director 
        No Fixed Address Health

Susan Perlbachs - Health & Wellness   Orrin Pollard - Health & Wellness  Chris Rudnick - Health & Wellness

Susan Perlbachs 
Chief Creative Officer
Eversana Intouch, New York
Orrin Pollard
EU Director of Creative Expression 
Syneos Health Europe, London
Chris Rudnick
Executive Creative Director
TBWA\WorldHealth, Chicago

 Andrew Spurgeon - Health & Wellness   Shamel Washington - Health & Wellness  Eric Weisberg - Health & Wellness

Andrew Spurgeon
Chief Creative Officer, Europe
Publicis Health
Shamel Washington
Associate Creative Director/Health Equity 
Deloitte Digital, New York
Eric Weisberg
Global Chief Creative Officer
Havas Health & You


Stephanie Berman - Pharma & Medical Jury Joao Camacho - Pharma & Medical Jury Laura Florence - Pharma & Medical Jury

Stephanie Berman
Chief Creative Officer
Hill Holliday Health, New York
  Joao Camacho
       Global Creative Director      
  Novartis, Dublin
        Laura Florence
            Executive Creative Officer
      Havas Health & You, São Paulo

Amy Fortunato - Pharma & Medical Jury Andy Mathurin - Pharma & Medical Jury Tom Richards - Pharma & Medical Jury

Amy Fortunato
VP, Group Creative Director 
Klick Health, New York
Andy Mathurin
Creative Director 
Heartbeat, New York
Tom Richards
Global Chief Creative Officer

Xavier Sánchez Civil - Pharma & Medical Jury  Eduardo Tavares - Pharma & Medical Jury Franklin Williams - Pharma & Medical Jury

Xavier Sánchez Civil
Founder / Chief Creative Officer
Umbilical, Barcelona
Eduardo Tavares 
Global Executive Creative Director 
Dentsu Health
Franklin Williams
EVP, Director of Experience Design 
Area 23, New York


Pete Chambers - Health & Pharma-Craft   Jon Chapman - Health & Pharma-Craft Collette Douaihy - Health & Pharma-Craft

                                              Pete Chambers                                     Jon Chapman                                   Collette Douaihy
                                           Executive Producer                       Chief Creative Officer - Health               Global Chief Creative Officer
                                        Mad Cow Films, London                     BBDO New York, New York                            Dentsu Health

Adam Hessel - Health & Pharma-Craft  Nathanael Holley - Health & Pharma-Craft Karl Johnson - Health & Pharma-Craft

                                                Adam Hessel                                     Nathanael Holley                                 Karl Johnson
                                       Chief Creative Officer, NA                           Creative Director                             SVP, Group Creative Director
                                         Ogilvy Health, New York                      Digitas Health, Philadelphia                       Wildtype, New York

Tim Jones - Health & Pharma-Craft  Renata Maia - Health & Pharma-Craft Jane Motz Hayes - Health & Pharma-Craft

                                                Tim Jones                                           Renata Maia                                         Jane Motz Hayes
                                 Chief Creative Officer, Pharma                  Global Chief Creative Officer          Global Chief Creative & Design Officer
                                    Grey New York, New York                     Wunderman Thompson Health                        Havas Health Cx

Ludmilla Aud Timsdottir - Health & Pharma-Craft

Ludmilla Aud Timsdottir
Creative Lead, Art Direction
NoAHealth, Copenhagen
The juries will gather on-site in Las Vegas to view every piece of work in their respective categories. LIA has no pre-judging. This ensures that all work will be judged equally through careful deliberations and robust discussions.
Key Dates: Initial Entry Deadline: June 15, 2023
No Late Fees. Ever. No Upload Fees.
Eligibility: Work submitted must initially be released, published and/or broadcast in a commercial environment with client approval from July 01, 2022 through August 31, 2023.
Onsite Judging: October 07 through 15 2023
Winners Announced During LIA Judging
Of The Year Awards Announced: November 06