EFFECTIVENESS AND DIGITAL JURIES ANNOUNCED

Thursday 5 February, 2015

5 February 2015 – The Asian Marketing Effectiveness & Strategy Awards is pleased to announce the members of the 2015 Effectiveness and Digital Strategy Juries.
 
Commenting on this year’s appointments, Andrea Hayes, Festivals Director, says, “The AMES juries play a vital part in showcasing the best in effective brand communications in the region, and we are delighted and privileged to have so many of the region’s leading names in marketing communications to participate in our juries. They ensure that AMES remains the biggest and most robust effectiveness awards in Asia Pacific.”
 
James Thompson, Managing Director of Diageo Global Reserve, will lead the Effectiveness jury while Jayant Murty, Asia Pacific Director of Strategy, Media and Integrated Marketing for Intel, takes the helm of the Digital Strategy jury.
 
Effectiveness Jury
James Thompson, Managing Director of Diageo Global Reserve - PRESIDENT
Annabel Venner, Global Brand Director, Hiscox
Ashutosh Srivastava, Chairman and CEO, APAC, Russia & Emerging Markets, Mindshare
Basker Rangachari, Global Head of Brand & Retail Marketing, Standard Chartered Bank
Charles Cadell, President, Asia Pacific, McCann Worldgroup
Cheuk Chiang, CEO, APAC  Omnicom Media Group Asia Pacific
Chris Thomas, Chairman and CEO of BBDO Asia, Middle East and Africa, Chairman of Proximity Worldwide, BBDO/Proximity ‎
Christine Xu, Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, McDonald's China
CS Park, President and Head of South East Asia, Cheil Worldwide
David Brain, CEO, APAC & MEA, Edelman
David Mayo, CEO, Bates CHI & Partners Asia
Dick van Motman, Chairman & CEO, Dentsu Aegis Network/Southeast Asia
Gerry Boyle, Global Managing Partner and Chairman - Asia Pacific, ZenithOptimedia
Harpreet Singh Tibb, Director of Marketing, India & South Asia  Kellogg
John Zeigler, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, DDB Group Asia Pacific
Keith Smith, President, International, TBWA Group
Kristian Barnes, CEO APAC, Vizeum
Lou Dela Pena, Chief Executive Officer, Publicis Singapore
Matthew Godfrey, President – Asia, Y&R
Nirvik Singh, Chairman & CEO, Asia Pacific, Grey Group
Paul Groves, Group Chief Marketing Officer, AIA Group
Paul Heath,  Chairman & CEO, Ogilvy & Mather Asia Pacific
Rob Campbell, Regional Head of Planning, Wieden + Kennedy
Rupen Desai, Regional President, Lowe and Partners
Sean O'Brien, CEO, Asia Pacific, Carat
Stephen Li,  CEO, Asia Pacific, MEC
Steve Blakeman, CEO, Asia Pacific, OMD
Susana Tsui, CEO, Asia Pacific, PHD
Sven Huberts, Regional Managing Director, Isobar APAC
Vikas Gupta, Global Brand Vice President, Unilever Asia
Vishnu Mohan, CEO Asia Pacific, Havas Media Asia Pacific

Digital Strategy Jury
Jayant Murty, Asia Pacific Director of Strategy, Media and Integrated Marketing, Intel - PRESIDENT
Arvind Sethumadhavan, Chief Innovation Officer, Asia Pacific, Dentsu Aegis Network
David Brown, Regional ECD, R/GA
Dinesh Sandhu, Regional Director of Strategic Planning & Integrated Media, Hakuhodo Communications Asia
Dougbong Kim, Director, Global Digital Marketing, Cheil Worldwide
Eddie Wong, Chief Creative Officer, Innocean
Eric Leong, Planning Director, Grey Group Hong Kong
Eve Lo, Principal of Brand Strategy, Isobar China Group
Ginger Zhu, Senior Digital Marketing Director, Nike Greater China
Hristos Varouhas, Executive Planning Director, WhybinTBWADAN
Josie Brown, Director of Digital, Asia Pacific, JWT
Kasper Aakerlund, Chief Operation Officer, Vietnam, GroupM
Keiichi Higuchi, Executive Creative Director, Dentsu Inc
Kevin Walsh, Chief Digital Officer, APAC, Carat
Mark Halliday, Head, Airwave
Neal Cross, Managing Director and Chief Innovation Officer, DBS Bank
Neil Hudspeth, Chief Digital Officer, Asia Pacific, Leo Burnett
Nimesh Desai, Managing Director, Wunderman Southeast Asia
Oliver Spalding, Head of Strategy, Greater China & SE Asia, DigitasLBi
Patrick Rona, Chief Digital Officer, Asia Pacific, McCann
Paul Gage, Regional Head of Planning, Asia Pacific, iris Worldwide
Rachael Bell, Head of Marketing, SEA, BT Global Services
Richard Fraser, Regional Managing Director, Asia, Middle East & Africa, Proximity
Rod Strother, Director of Digital & Social Media Centre of Excellence, Singapore, Lenovo
Rupa Rajamani, Head, Digital Performance Marketing & Technology Strategy, Standard Chartered Bank
Seton Vermaak, Head of Strategy, Razorfish
Siew-Ting Foo, Marketing Director, Southeast Asia, Diageo
Stephen Drummond, Senior Director Integrated Marketing and Communications, Coca-Cola China
Suchitra Viswanathan ,Manager - Digital Marketing and Social Media, Hewlett Packard Asia Pacific
Sunny Hermano, Director of Business Development & Integration SEA, Havas Worldwide
Sunshine Farzan, Vice President, Head of Marketing, Metlife Hong Kong
Thomas Crampton, Global Managing Director, Social@Ogilvy
Tina Chao, Marketing Director, Hong Kong Tourism Board
Tripti Lochan, CEO, VML Qais
 
Entries are now being accepted in five sections celebrating Effectiveness, Media Strategy, Digital Strategy, Data and Analytics and a newly added section for e-Commerce this year, with a submission deadline of 6 March 2015. For more details, please visit www.ames.asia. 
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