The Week: People news - Schmidt to talk at Cannes

Eric Schmidt, Google's chairman and chief executive, will speak at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival this year, as a guest of Publicis.

Separately, Cannes has named its Media Lions jury with Omnicom Media Group's Philippa Brown and Mindshare's Nick Waters representing the UK. The jury will be headed by Nick Brien, the president and chief executive of Interpublic's Mediabrands.