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Andrew Gardner joins WARC Awards Europe 2024 jury


Havas Lynx Chief Strategy Officer, Andrew Gardner, has been appointed to the ‘Strategic Thinking’ judging panel of the WARC Awards for Europe 2024 in association with LIONS.

WARC is the most trusted source of insight and inspiration for world leading brands, agencies, media owners and academic institutions. This year a total of 104 entries from 29 different markets, covering a wide range of categories for global and local brands.

The ‘Strategic Thinking’ category recognises thinking that has helped clients solve business or societal problems and provided a base for future growth. This work in this category showcases the link between innovative strategy and the effectiveness of results in marketing activity.

Andrew Gardner has over two decades of specialist healthcare experience across pharmaceutical, consumer healthcare, charities, and medical devices. During his career he has held strategy leadership positions at McCann Health and VCCP Health, and has helped some of the world’s largest healthcare brands find both creative and effectiveness award success.

Talking about his appointment, Andrew said: “I am delighted to be part of the jury for the Strategic Thinking category at the WARC Awards for Europe 2024, alongside some of the best minds in our industry.

“I am incredibly excited to see the work and to judge alongside my fellow jurors.”

The winners of the Gold, Silver, Bronze and three Special Awards for each of the six categories will be announced throughout the day on Monday 21 June on The Grands Prix will be revealed later that day at 19:30 BST at Cannes Lions Live, during a session where the jury chairs will share insights and reveal the winner of this highest accolade.

More information on the new WARC Awards for Effectiveness is available here.