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Steve Ballmer named Media Person of the Year at Cannes

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London—Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft Corp., will be presented with the Media Person of the Year Award at the 56th Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival in June. The award honors a person who has played an influential role in the development of the media landscape and has helped shape the future of the advertising industry. The organizers of the Cannes Lions Festival will present the award to Ballmer in recognition of his leadership as well as Microsoft’s continued commitment to digital advertising. The Media Person of the Year Award will be presented at a ceremony on June 24 in Cannes, France.
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