A Commpro News Update
Today, The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity announced that Tham Khai Meng,Chief Creative Officer and Co-Chairman at Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide will serve as President of the 2017 Titanium and Integrated jury at the 64th Festival in Cannes, France, June 17-24.
“I am looking forward to working with our Titanium and Integrated jurors to honor the work of our industry’s fearless pioneers who are leading us into the future. Deep innovation, courage, and mold-breaking ideas are needed today more than ever,” Khai said. “I am excited to see what discoveries we will make in June and greatly honored to be a part of this journey.”
Throughout his career, Khai has won multiple advertising awards and served on juries at leading festivals and shows like Cannes, D&AD, One Show, Spikes and Clios. Khai has won multiple Cannes Grand Prix awards, and has worked with brands ranging from Coca-Cola, to Motorola, IBM, Mercedes-Benz, SC Johnson, Philips, British Airways, Yum!, United Nations and Unilever Dove, among many others.
A member of the boards of the Miami Ad School, the Berlin School of Creative Leadership and the Future of Storytelling New York, Khai also has worked with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and served on the Steering Committee for content for the World Economic Forum (WEF).
Cited by Advertising Age as “one of the world’s most influential people in the communication business,” in his role as Worldwide Chief Creative Officer of the Ogilvy & Mather network, Khai has been a relentless champion of “Pervasive Creativity,” a philosophy and concept that has been credited for helping to achieve Ogilvy’s five consecutive network of the year awards at Cannes and Adweek’s Global Agency of the Year award in 2016.