ADC 103rd Annual Awards Global Jury Includes 13 from the Middle East & Africa
Posted on 2024 Jan,10

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The One Club for Creativity has announced 13 top creatives from the Middle East and Africa who will serve on the diverse global jury for the ADC 103rd Annual Awards, the world’s longest continuously-running global competition celebrating excellence in craft and innovation in all forms of design and advertising.


Confirmed jury members by country, and their judging discipline, are as follows:




Reine Abbas, CEO, founder, SPICA Tech Academy, Beirut (Gaming)


United Arab Emirates 


Sandro Gelashvili, head of creative works, Google, Dubai (Gaming) 


Camila Venegas Gomez, ACD, M&C Saatchi UAE, Dubai (Advertising)

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Katherine Ho, creative lead, Brand New Galaxy, Dubai (Interactive) 


Gianmauro Vella, VP, head of design, PepsiCo Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, PepsiCo, Dubai (Brand-Side/In-House)




Muhammed Hadi, founder, type designer, HadiType Foundry, Cairo (Typography)




Yaa Boateng, managing director, CCO, The Storytellers, Accra (Fusion)




Jaspal Singh, architect, Sketch Studio, Nairobi (Architecture/Interior/Environmental Design)




JnGospel Ebere, founder, Syscroft, Enugu (Artificial Intelligence)


Sinmisola Hughes-Obisesan, ECD, Publicis Nigeria, Lagos (Fusion) 


South Africa: 


Juliet Kavishe, VP, ICoD, Johannesburg (Architecture/Interior/Environmental Design)


Nomonde Mtetwa, freelance designer, BCKRDS, Johannesburg (Artificial Intelligence) 


Jacquie Mullany, ECD, FCB Africa, Cape Town (Gaming)


Judging will finish in April 2024, with finalists announced in May. Gold, Silver and Bronze Cube winners will be announced at the ADC 103rd Annual Awards ceremony during Creative Week 2024 in New York, taking place May 13-17.

Call for entries is already open. Regular deadline is January 26, 2024, with extended deadline of February 16, 2024, and final deadline March 1, 2024.