More Loeries judges join the fray


South Africa’s premier brand communication awards, the Loeries, have announced the judging panels for the Communication Design and Student categories. Judging will take place in Johannesburg between 17 and 25 August at Vega, the Brand Communication School. 

The Loeries Festival weekend will be held in Cape Town from 1 to 3 October and the awards ceremonies will be hosted at the Good Hope Centre on the Saturday and Sunday evenings. 

Here are the judging panels:
Communication Design panel
Chairman: Greg Quinton, Creative Partner, The Partners
Rikus Ferreira, Senior Designer, KingJames
Joanne Thomas, Creative Director, The Jupiter Drawing Room
Nathan           Reddy, CEO/Executive Creative Director, Grid Worldwide Branding and Design (Pty) Ltd
Johan van Wyk, Creative Director, HKLM
Tara Morgan, Senior Graphic Designer, Joe Public
Joanina          Pastoll, Creative Director, Cross Colours
Mark Posnett, Executive Creative Director, The Brand Union
Johan de Lange, Freelance Designer/Illustrator 
Gaby de Abreu, Creative Director, Switch Design
Sanche Frolich, Creative Group Head, TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris
Renay Kneale, Creative Director, Brainwave Communications
Veejay Archary, Founder & Design Director, Black. Brand, Strategy & Design
Garth Walker, Designer, Mister Walker
Glenda Venn, Creative Director, It’s a Go!
Maira Koutsoudakis, Founder & Executive Creative Director, Life Interiors + Architecture + Creative Direction

Student panel
Jonathan Deeb, Creative Director, Black River FC
Joanne           van der Linde, Art Director, Net#work BBDO
Catherine Conradie, Group Head, Ogilvy
Nadja Lossgott, Art Director, TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris
Erin Brooks, Creative Director, Draftfcb
Sulet Jansen, Senior Design Director, Switch Branding & Design
Collette Wasielewski, Deputy Creative Director, Grid
Anton Krugel, Design Director, Interbrand Sampson
Kyle Wilhelm, Design Director, The Brand Union
Sean Fandam, Creative Director, Fandam Studio

The Loeries Judges Seminar will take place on 20 August at Hackle Brook in Craighall Park, during which each of the international Jury Chairmen and the Middle Eastern jury representative will give a talk. The seminar will begin at 07h30 until 12h00 and tickets are available at R150 ex VAT. For more information log onto


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