Australia’s 2013 Young Lions revealed

The young professionals representing Australia at the Cannes Young Lions comeptition have been revealed. The announcement was made at a reception in Sydney organised by local Young Lions representative News Limited. The teams will represent Australia in media, digital, print, film and marketing.

They are:


  • Liam Riddler and Alex Bolderoff, 303Lowe


  • Josie Fox and Sara Oteri, cumminsross


  • Omid Amidi and Michael Ashton, DDB Sydney


  • Kristine Ballensky, UM and Paul Den, UM
  • Highly commended: Nelson Demartini, UM and Dean Schwal, OMD
  • Highly commended: Rebecca Alexander, Match Media and Jennifer Carroll, OMD


  • Laura Bindon, AMP Capital and Tim Seow, Royal Automobile Club of Victoria (RACV)

The five winning teams came through from 80 finalists.

News Limited’s group director – sales Fiorella Di Santo said: “The level of talent demonstrated by this year’s finalists made selecting winners extremely difficult. The 80 finalists showed a high level of strategic thinking, clear innovation and relentless tenacity in their response.”

Winning teams receive return flights to Nice, accommodation and a Young Lions registration to the Cannes Festival with access to all the seminars, awards ceremonies, showcases and the Young Lions party. The festival takes place in June.


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