Maxim Awards Appoints Adisa as Regional Jury Head for Films, OOH, Radio, Prints
Nigeria’s Lanre Adisa, MD/CEO, Noah’s Ark Communications added yet another feather to his star studded hat as Maxim Festival announced his appointment as the Regional Jury Head for the Film, OOH, Radio and Print categories.
Maxim Festival, a regional communications festival scheduled to hold in Accra, Ghana, between 23–25 November 2016 has five different academies and a summit day leading up to the awards evening. The entire event has been structured to educate, inspire and reward one of the fastest growing advertising, media and marketing regions globally.
Lanre started his career in 1990 as a Trainee Copywriter at MC&A: Saatchi & Saatchi, Lagos, Nigeria. He has since then worked in different capacities as a creative in some of Nigeria’s top agencies. He was at Insight/Grey, Nigeria’s biggest agency, where he worked for six years, leaving in 2003 as an Associate Creative Director. From there he moved to TBWA\Concept as a Creative Director. He left TBWA\Concept as an Executive Creative Director in 2008 to found Noah’s Ark. In the eight years of its existence, Noah’s Ark has established itself as a leading new generation agency.
In 2015, Noah’s Ark ended the year on top of the Lagos Advertising & Ideas Festival (LAIF) Awards table with a Grand Prix in Print. It also won two emeralds at the African Cristal Awards in Marrakech.
In a career spanning over 25 years, Lanre Adisa has created outstanding work for some of the most notable brands Nigeria such as Indomie Noodles, MTN, Peak Milk, Three Crowns, Virgin Atlantic and GOtv among others.
Driven by a vision to put Nigeria on the world map of advertising, Lanre Adisa is actively involved in the Nigerian creative community with a special passion for inspiring and grooming the next generation. He is the President of the Creative Directors Circle and an Adviser to the Lagos Advertising & Ideas Festival (LAIF).
Meanwhile, entries for the awards categories are still open. Work eligible for the first Maxim should have been implemented between 1 October 2014 – 30 September 2016.