"I've always believed that the combination of talent and tenacity can solve almost any problem," he added. "It may be a new generation but the challenges are the same. To do great work you must educate yourself on the great work that preceded you, trust your creative instincts and then fight to the death for a good idea when you've got one. That's how you'll find success in this industry."
The CLIO Awards, owned by Guggenheim Digital Media, established its Lifetime Achievement Award in 2001. Lois will join the ranks of such previous honorees as iconic director/cinematographer Tony Kaye (2001); Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO co-founder David Abbott (2002); former Ogilvy & Mather and WPP worldwide creative director Neil French (2003); global director media arts, TBWA Worldwide, Lee Clow (2004); BBH co-founder, Sir John Hegarty (2005); R/GA co-founder and chairman, Bob Greenberg (2006); Saatchi & Saatchi worldwide creative director, Bob Isherwood (2007); partner and general creative director of AlmapBBDO, Marcello Serpa (2008); Wieden + Kennedy co-founder, Dan Wieden (2009); Goodby, Silverstein & Partners co-chairman/creative directors Jeff Goodby and Rich Silverstein (2010); influential director Joe Pytka (2011); and Executive Chairman and Creative Director of South Asia for Ogilvy & Mather India Piyush Pandey (2012).
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