Strategy Awards 2017 jury revealed

Meet the industry experts judging this year's work, including the best strategic Canada 150 programs.

The early bird deadline for the 2017 Strategy Awards is upon us, and with it comes the announcement of this year’s full jury.

As previously announced, this year’s judging panel will be co-chaired by Maxus CEO Ann Stewart, Cossette CSO Jason Chaney and Samsung CMO Mark Childs. Joining them are 14 other industry leaders, who will select the best strategy work in Canada this year.

Among this year’s categories is also a special award for the best Canada 150 work. Read more about the categories here. The early bird deadline for the 2017 Strategy Awards is today (April 3), with the regular deadline to follow May 5, 2017.

Strategy Awards 2017 jury

Jason Chaney, CSO, Cossette (co-chair)

Mark Childs, CMO, Samsung (co-chair)

Ann Stewart, CEO, Maxus (co-chair)

Tahir Ahmad, VP, group planning director, Leo Burnett

Emily Bain, partner and strategic planning director, John St.

Matt Ball, strategic planning director, J. Walter Thompson

Zeb Barrett, VP, strategic planning, Havas

Kristin Burnham, head of planning, Doug & Partners

Andrew Carty, co-founder, partner, strategy, Send + Receive

Catherine Darius, VP, strategy, Lg2

Lori Davison, VP, brand strategy and communications, SickKids Foundation

Brian Kerr, CMO, Kraft Heinz

Andre Louis, head of strategy, The&Partnership

Karen Nayler, CEO, Mindshare

Penny Norman, planning director, Pound & Grain

Alison Simpson, SVP, marketing and branding, TMX

Ian Westworth, VP, planning and innovation, Grey