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Cannes Time once again for the International Advertising Festival; agency players swarmed the French Riviera to celebrate their work and simply celebrate. For more Cannes photos, see QwikFIND aap69b

Ronald, himself, shows up at a McDonald's press conference. (From l.) John Montgomery, exec VP-creative director, Leo Burnett USA; Charlie Bell, president-CEO, McDonald's; Ronald; Larry Light, global chief marketing officer, McDonald's; and Dean Barrett, senior VP-global marketing, McDonald's

Edwin Leong, executive creative director of WPP's J. Walter Thompson, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, holds aloft the Outdoor Grand Prix. He is flanked by Festival CEO Terry Savage (l.) and press and outdoor jury president Piyush Pandey, executive chairman and national creative director, WPP's Ogilvy & Mather, India.

Lounging in the lobby of the Majestic are Marta Cyhan, senior director-worldwide promotions, Kellogg Co.; Jerri DeVard, senior VP-brand management and marketing communications, Verizon Communications; and Yvonne Furth, president-chief operating officer, Draft, Chicago.

Jack Klues, CEO, Starcom Mediavest Group; Tarek Ayntrazi, CEO of Starcom in Middle East, North Africa and Turkey; and Gregg Ross, director-North American media and marketing, Procter & Gamble Co., outside the Majestic.

Tom Dudreck, vice chairman-account management, Leo Burnett; Tom Bernardin, CEO-president, Leo Burnett USA; and Clive Sirkin, group managing director, Leo Burnett Worldwide, mug for the camera.

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