Penny Reid Is Cannes Lions CEO

Share this content:
Penny Reid is the new CEO of the International Advertising Festival, advertising's most prestigious competition, also known as Cannes Lions. She succeeds Terry Savage, now executive chairman of the festival.

A 20-year veteran of marketing, Reid served stints at Saatchi & Saatchi, BMPDDB and TBWAGGT. She was most recently chairman of Tequila London. Reid starts work this month at Cannes Lions, based at the festival's London headquarters.

The 53rd Cannes Lions is June 18-24 in the French Riviera resort of Cannes. Nearly 9,500 ad and marketing executives worldwide attended last year, viewing 22,000 ads across all media and sitting through numerous seminars.

Meanwhile, Matias Palm-Jensen was named 2006 Cyber Lions jury president. He is creative president of Farfar, a 5-year-old Swedish interactive agency with clients like Absolut, Nokia, Heineken, Red Bull, Adidas, Red Cross and Warner Music.

Sign up to our newsletters

Company of the Week

Brightcove is the world's leading video platform. The most innovative and respected brands confidently rely on Brightcove to solve their most demanding communication challenges because of the unmatched performance and flexibility of our platform, our global scale and reliability, and our award-winning service. With thousands of customers and an industry-leading suite of cloud video products, Brightcove enables customers to drive compelling business results.

Find out more here »

Career Center

Check out hundreds of exciting professional opportunities available on DMN's Career Center.  
Explore careers in digital marketing, sales, eCommerce, marketing communications, IT, data strategies, and much more. And don't forget to update your resume so employers can contact you privately about job opportunities.

>>Click Here

Relive the 2017 Marketing Hall of Femme

Click the image above