Mark Tutssel (pictured), chief creative officer, Leo Burnett Worldwide has been appointed to head the 57th Cannes Lions 2010 Film and Press juries.
Said Philip Thomas, festival CEO, "Mark’s profound industry knowledge, leadership expertise and extraordinary ability to nurture creative talent, are skills that combined with his passion for creative excellence make him an obvious choice for the demanding role of leading two Cannes juries.”
Added Tutssel, "I am delighted and extremely flattered to be asked to preside over the world's biggest celebration of creativity in communications."
Tutssel has won many creative accolades in his career, including a Grand Prix at Cannes Lions. This year, Campaign magazine has also named him the No.1 worldwide creative director, earning the title of top global creative crusader.
The 57th Cannes Lions festival will be held from 20 - 26 June 2010.