On 2018 Clio Health, there are two Indians who are on board. They are Chief Creative Officer of Medulla Communications Amit Akali and Creative Director of McCann Health India Alok Saini.
Akali is said to be an Executive Juror who will be judging the Partnerships and Collaborations, Innovation, Design and Integration categories. Saini is said to be one of the Technique Jury. This Judging will take place in NYC in November.
Akali has got an experience which is said to be over 20 years of mainline experience which is across the agencies which are like Ogilvy. They last as Creative Head, Grey India as well as a member and Grey Global Creative Council.
Till now it has been said that he has won about three Grand Prix campaign of the year Abby (Indian) awards. This has done among the 550 national as well as international awards that include over 50 Cannes Shortlists as well as Lions.
As per Akali, he said that he believes the future of advertising is in the integration. He has taken the mainline experience for health care as well as digital joining Medulla as CCO. He also founded the sister agency what’s Your Problem which is said to be the digital-focused and integrated agency.
Medulla has become the Cannes Healthcare Agency of the year 2016 under the leadership of Akali. This agency is India’s first ever Agency of the year at Cannes which is only the agency to be in the top three agencies tally at Cannes which is for three years in a row. This haul is for 2016 includes that has got 8 Cannes Lions and Seven Clios with the Last Words. It becoming India’s most rewarded campaigns internationally as in the year 2017 they have seen Last Laugh campaign who wins at Cannes. London International, Media Spikes and at Clio Grand.
After appointment to the jury, Akali said that getting appointed to this jury is an honour. It is like taking the responsibility as you are provided with direction to the industry to have some kind of work. This award is the most prestigious awards in the health industry.
Saini is too have got a lot of experience in this field. He has successfully led his team to have recognized work on Kwality, Nestle Nutrition, Omron, GSk and Dabur India along with others. Saini said that he believes that the power of healthcare campaigns is to bring some positive attitude in the people.