The New York Festivals (NYF) has nominated Piyush Pandey, executive chairman and national creative director, O&M India; Josy Paul, chairman and chief creative officer, BBDO India; Prasoon Joshi, executive chairman and regional executive creative director, Asia Pacific, McCann and KV Sridhar (aka Pops), national creative director, Leo Burnett India to receive the Creative Achievement Award, to be held in Shanghai on July 25, 2009.
The 2009 New York Festivals advertising awards have announced the recipients of this year's Lifetime Achievement award. The Festival will bestow advertising creative Neil French (pictured) and commercial director Joe Sedelmaier with the Lifetime Achievement Awards.
K V Sridhar (Pops), Leo Burnett's national creative director, is on the jury of the New York Festivals 2009 for television and cinema advertising. He is the only Indian in the jury panel.Pops said, "I would be looking for fresh ideas and good execution. I would also be looking at the ability of the brands to tell a story in a natural way. Most brands these days stress on human values. Also, I will get to see lot of fresh work at New York Festival as this is the first in the list of awards."
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