The Globe and Mail announces the winners of the 2016 Young Lions and Young Marketers competition.

April 26, 2016 – Today, The Globe and Mail, Canada’s official representative for the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, announced the winning teams of the 2016 Canadian Young Lions and Young Marketers competition. The announcement was made on-stage at the CMDC Conference at the TIFF Bell Lightbox.

The winners for each category are:

YOUNG LIONS – PRINT

GOLD
Joshua Lessard – Copywriter, Sid Lee
Lian Benoit – Designer, Sid Lee

SILVER
Ioana Rucareanu – Designer, Edelman Toronto
Darya Klymenko – Copywriter, Leo Burnett

BRONZE
Adam McDade – Copywriter, Clever Samurai
Emmanuel Torres – Art Director, Cundari

YOUNG LIONS – CYBER

GOLD
Jess Toye – Art Director, BBDO
Kaidy Wong – Copywriter, zulu alpha kilo

SILVER
Sally Fung – Art Director, Leo Burnett
Jason Soy – Copywriter, Leo Burnett

BRONZE
Jenny Luong – Art Director, john st.
Martin Stinnissen – Copywriter, john st.

YOUNG LIONS – FILM

GOLD​
Julia Milstone-Turner – Copywriter, Route Eleven
Samuel Sferrazza – Creative Director, Route Eleven

SILVER
Jordan Hamer – Copywriter, Lg2
Spencer Dingle – Art Director, Lg2

BRONZE
Shauna Roe – Copywriter, Leo Burnett
Mary Soroka – Art Director, Leo Burnett

YOUNG LIONS – MEDIA

GOLD
Catherine Dorion – Strategic Planner, DentsuBos
Jacob Guité-St-Pierre – Strategy Director, DentsuBos

SILVER
Kayleigh Forbes – Strategy Assistant, Starcom
Brittney Stephenson – Strategy Planner, Starcom

BRONZE
Marissa Fischer – Strategy Planner, Starcom
Geoffrey Morton – Communications Planner, Carat

YOUNG MARKETERS

GOLD
Christian Di Vincenzo – Team Lead – Digital Marketing Consultant, Lexus Canada
Olena Sapojnikova – Digital Marketing Consultant, Lexus Canada

SILVER
Brittany O’Bright – Assistant Manager Program Development, MolsonCoors
Amanda Secor – Brand Manager, Heineken

BRONZE
Samantha Finkelstein – Marketing Communications Manager, TELUS
Danica Nelson – Marketing Communications Specialist, TELUS

“The energy and talent showcased by the young professionals who compete in this competition are incredible and inspiring,” said Andrew Saunders, Chair of the Canadian Cannes Advisory Board and Chief Revenue Officer at The Globe and Mail. “We are so pleased to be able to help shine a spotlight on the next generation of Canadian talent here at home and on the global stage in Cannes.”

Each Gold winning team will travel to Cannes, France to represent Canada in the global Young Lions and Young Marketers Competitions taking place June 18 to 25, 2016. As a part of the prize, The Globe and Mail covers the cost of delegate passes, accommodations and flights for the five winning teams.

Congratulations to the winning teams! We’re looking forward to seeing you represent Canada in Cannes!
For more information about The Globe and Mail’s Cannes Lions program, visit globelink.ca/canneslions.

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