Gerety Awards announce jury for 2024

For the 6th edition of the awards over 40 different countries will be represented in the jury

Georgie Moreton

Deputy Editor, BITE Creativebrief


The Gerety Awards, the awards renowned for championing the power of the female lens, has announced its grand jury for 2024.

Made up of respected and admired leaders of the advertising and marketing world, the Grand Jury for the 6th edition of the award will represent more than 40 different countries soon to be announced.

The Gerety Awards are unique as they mark the first time juries have been brought together to select the best in advertising, all advertising, not just advertising made for women, through the female lens. The awards are named after Frances Gerety, the copywriter who coined the slogan ‘A diamond is forever’.

In 2024 the Gerety Awards will hold judging sessions in 15 locations, with judges for the executive jury will be announced in the new year.

“Gerety brings together another incredible list of judges from all around the globe to look at work from a powerful perspective.” explained Co-Founder Lucía Ongay. “The only judging criteria at Gerety is originality of the creative ideas and the quality of their executions. We cannot wait to award again the best campaigns”.

As well as defining the shortlist, the executive jury sessions each select the agency and production company of the year from their country. This is chosen from the entrants of the Portfolio Cut.

The 2024 Grand jury includes:

Yaa Boateng, Managing Director & Chief Creative Officer, The Storytellers Co Ghana 

Delna Sethna, Chief Creative Officer, Ogilvy Africa Kenya

Ayodotun Rotimi-Akinfenwa, Global Head of Communications, Lifestyle Hues Nigeria

Donna Tobin, Global Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, DDB Worldwide USA

Enas Rashwan, Founder & President, Cairo Ad School Egypt

Roisin Keown, Founder + ECD, Buildbrill Ireland

Zsofi Szabo, Head of Research Department, Lounge Group Hungary

Eva Wallmark, Senior Art Director and Partner, Åkestam Holst NoA Sweden

Francesca Nepote, Art Director Supervisor, DDB Italy Italy

Laura Maness, Global CEO, GREY USA

Rachel Manchu Motloung, Senior Marketing Manager, Nedbank South Africa

Karolina Galacz, Executive Creative Director, VML Hungary

Tista Sen, CEO & CCO, Lady Finger India

Rvisra Chirativath, Chief Marketing Officer, Central and Robinson Thailand

Nonthaporn Ketmanee, Creative Director, Leo Burnett Thailand

Olivia Ross-Wilson, Chief Communications Officer, Volvo Cars Sweden

Susan Young, EVP, Global Executive Creative Director, McCann New York USA

Neena Felizzi Gatdula, Partner, Creative/ Concept and Art, Make it Happenen Vietnam

Laura Tohtua, Creative Director, Hasan & Partners Finland

Julia Dovlatova, ECD, VML PRAGUE, WPP at CP EMEA Czech Republic

Nikola Hrbkova, Head of International Advertising, ŠKODA Auto Marketing Czech Republic

Lisa Ström, Head of Planning and Strategy, Prime Weber Shandwick Sweden

Charu Menon, Managing Director & Executive Producer, Heckler TV Singapore

Ana Rocha, Executive Creative Director, VML Cape Town South Africa

Miriam  Plon Sauer, Executive Strategy Director (EMEA), AKQA Denmark

Selonica Perumal, CEO, Shift Integrated Sri Lanka

Chanikarn Sitthiaree, Creative Director, BBDO Thailand Thailand

Ioana Gorganeanu, Head of Marketing and Communications, West High Growth European Markets (Romania, Croatia, Israel and The Balkans) Mastercard Romania

Collette Douaihy, Global Chief Creative Officer, Dentsu Health USA

Ana Noriega, Chief Creative Officer, FCB México Mexico

Koh Hwee Peng, Co Founder & Creative Partner, BLAK LABS Singapore

Luminitza Lopez Lozano, Creative Agency Partnerships Manager, TikTok Mexico

Andrea Corvetto, Digital & Innovation Manager, Fahrenheit DDB Peru

Kat Gomez-Limchoc, Executive Creative Director, Blackpencil Manila of the Leo Burnett Group Manila Lead Culture Officer, Publicis Groupe Philippines

Joanne Theseira, Chief Executive Officer, Publicis Communications Singapore

Doerte Spengler-Ahrens, CCO, Jung von Matt SAGA, Germany

Marianne Admardatine, CEO, Hill and Knowlton INDONESIA Asia Head and Director for Innovation +Creativity Hub Indonesia 

Janne Espevalen, Client Director and Partner, Anorak/NoA, Norway

Paula Nadal, Global Chief Strategy Officer, Ideal Brazil

Joanna Monteiro, CCO, Publicis Canada

Nancy Crimi-Lamanna, Chief Creative Officer, FCB Canada

Dani Ribeiro, CCO, WMCCann Brazil

Golda Roldan, CEO, VML, Philippines

Amani Duncan, CEO | Advisor & Board Member | Storyteller USA

Aylin Kanpak Gjerløff, Senior Planner/ Partner, &Co Denmark

Karen Blackett OBE, WPP UK President UK

Kate Bayona-Garcia, CEO, Publicis Groupe Vietnam

Teodora Ionica, Group Creative Director, Saatchi & Saatchi Romania

Valerie Madon, Chief Creative Officer, McCann Worldgroup Asia Pacific Singapore

Beatriz Torres Marin, Head of Creative Content, ALMA DDB USA

Jen Speirs, Chief Creative Officer, Droga5 Dublin Ireland

Pum Lefebure, co-founder and Chief Creative Officer, Design Amy USA

Beáta Stumpf, Strategic Director, White Rabbit, Hungary 

The 2024 Gerety Awards will open for entries and announce the full jury in January. To find out more or download the 2024 entry kit, please click here.

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