The Gerety Awards reveal the full executive jury and announce March 3rd as the entry deadline.
On the selection of the Bucharest jury, agency ambassador Simina Zidaru, Managing Director & Creative Director Tribal DDB said
“The ladies that are on this list are women that either inspired me, made me envious of their thoughts, helped me grow, offered me a hand when I mostly needed one, challenged me, questioned me, all in all helped me become a better version of myself. I am so honoured to be part of the same jury and learn from the top of the top of the local and global creative industry.”
The Bucharest jury includes:
- Hortensia Nastase, VP Creative Services MullenLowe
- Ruxandra Papuc, ECD McCann Bucharest
- Miruna Dumitrescu, Group Creative, Publicis Romania
- Manuela Gogu, ECD Line Agency
- Carina Toma, Creative Director Kubis Interactive
- Roxana Memetea, Managing Partner, DDB & Tribal
- Teodora Juravle, Head of Marketing Electrolux
- Tereza Tranakas, Founder & CEO OXYGEN
- Lelia Mancas, Head of Marketing Edenred
- Adina Stanescu, Creative Director V8 Interactive
- Ioana Enache, SoMe& Activation Creative Director, MRM
- Ioana Ichim, Group Creative Director VMLY&R
Advertiser Ambassador Ioana Gorganeanu, Head of Marketing and Communications, Mastercard Romania, Croatia, Israel & Balkans, added:
“Gerety is presenting a remarkable assembly of experts with different professional backgrounds and skills, to recognize the very best of the best creative and impactful work. I expect a stellar first edition in Romania, it is a great joy and privilege to share this experience with such amazing industry leaders, as an opportunity to learn and grow together”.
The 2023 Gerety Awards jury includes190 judges from 40 different countries. The Grand jury is composed of global leaders and the executive jury is holding in person jury sessions in Bogota, Chicago, London, Stockholm, Madrid, Bucharest, Berlin, Dubai, Mumbai and a joint AUNZ judging session.
As well as defining the shortlist the executive jury sessions each select the agency and production company of the year from their country. This is chosen from the entrants of the Portfolio Cut and Mastercard is this year’s festival partner in Romania.
The Gerety Awards - Named for Frances Gerety, the copywriter who in 1948 coined the slogan "A diamond is forever”.
The Gerety Awards brings together a jury to select the best in advertising that resonates most with a female audience, creating a benchmark that is relevant to the market reality, all while redefining the standard to which advertising has traditionally been held.
GERETY TALKS: Just like the award show, the Gerety Talks series puts some of the marketing and creative industries true changemakers in the spotlight and at the center of the conversation for a refreshing take on what leadership looks like. Weekly episodes at www.geretyawards.com
Gerety 2023 partners include: Mastercard, MSQ Partners, MullenLowe Group, Tronadores, Maestro Design and Tantor Films.