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Lions Health Confirms Grand Prix for Good Jury Line-Up

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Lions Health, the global Festival and Awards for creative excellence in healthcare, has confirmed the jurors that are set to judge this year’s Lions Health and United Nations Foundation Grand Prix for Good.

The Grand Prix for Good honours the best entry for a charity, public service or NGO. A select jury of seven members will review all the Gold Lion winning work chosen by both the Health & Wellness and Pharma juries and award one outstanding entry for a not-for-profit client to be presented with the accolade. The award will be presented during the Lions Health Awards Ceremony on Friday 19 June.

2015 Jury 
Andrew Spurgeon, Executive Creative Director, Langland, UK
Aaron Sherinian, Chief Communications and Marketing Officer, United Nations Foundation, USAFernando Hernandez, Group Creative Director, Leo Burnett, Colombia
June Laffey, Executive Creative Director, McCann Health, Sydney, Australia
Mai Tran, Founder, Mai TRAN & Co – Strategic Consulting, France / Asia
R. John Fidelino, Executive Creative Director, InterbrandHealth, Global
Rob Rogers, Chief Creative Officer and co-CEO, Sudler, the Americas

Aaron Sherinian will represent the United Nations Foundation on the jury. With a professional background that includes a decade of service as a Foreign Service Officer for the U.S. Department of State and various communications and marketing leadership roles, Aaron leads the Foundation’s public relations efforts, media relationships, strategic outreach, and online presence.

About his appointment to the jury, Aaron said, “The Lions Health Grand Prix for Good serves to inspire communicators and marketers worldwide to strive for the best possible storytelling and engagement strategies. I look forward to seeing the work before the jury, knowing that we will be reviewing the very best creative projects from the global non-profit, charity, and cause community working to improve lives through better health.”

Philip Thomas, CEO, Lions Festivals, commented, “The Grand Prix for Good exists to recognise brave, innovative and life-changing work and having the support of the United Nations Foundation puts great value on this award.”

Aaron will also host the United Nations Foundation seminar, ‘Creative Solutions for Saving Women’s Lives Around the Globe’. He will be joined by HRH Princess Sarah Zeid of Jordan, along with Dr. Rajiv Shah, Former Administrator USAID, and Naveen Rao of Merck & Co., Inc. Together, this panel of visionary global health leaders will discuss how the private sector is working with governments, international organisations and civil society in the development and implementation of the new strategies for building a better future.

Lions Health runs from 19-20 June 2015, providing annual awards and a benchmark for creativity in global healthcare communications. Anyone wishing to attend the Festival will benefit from a carefully curated programme of content, exhibitions of the work and unrivalled networking opportunities. Delegate registration is currently open at http://www.canneslions.com/lions_health/.