Staff Reporters
Nov 18, 2014

Agency of the Year judges announced; shortlist due tomorrow

SINGAPORE - Campaign Asia-Pacific has shared the names of the judges for this year's Agency of the Year Awards. Tune in tomorrow for the shortlists for the regional awards.

Agency of the Year judges announced; shortlist due tomorrow

The Agency of the Year judges, who considered a total of 797 entries, appear below. Campaign Asia-Pacific sincerely thanks all of the judges for their time and insights.

Tomorrow at 11 am we will publish the shortlists for the five regions—Australia/New Zealand, Greater China, Japan/Korea, South Asia and Southeast Asia. The shortlists for Agency Network of the Year and the Agency-Marketer Partnership Award will be announced on 25 November.

The Agency of the Year Awards ceremonies will take place in China, India and Singapore this December.

  • The Greater China event will held at Hyatt on the Bund, Shanghai on 8 December.
  • The South Asia event will be held at ITC Grand Central, Mumbai, on 9 December.
  • All other winners (for Australia/New Zealand, Japan/Korea, Southeast Asia and Agency Network of the Year) will be awarded at the Ritz-Carlton Millenia, Singapore, on 10 December.

Table booking is now available for all three events. Visit for more information and to reserve your tables.

2014 Agency of the Year judges
(alphabetical order)

  • Sam Ahmed, Group Head of Marketing, AP, Middle East & Africa, MasterCard Worldwide
  • Traci Alford, Head of Fuel Brand Strategy, Global Retail Marketing, Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte) Ltd
  • Laura Ashton, Head of Asia Pacific Marketing & Global Relationship Marketing, A.T. Kearney Management Consulting
  • Benjamin Aubanton, Regional Marketing & Communication Director, Jaeger-LeCoultre
  • Anne Bacolod, International Marketing Director, RTD Milk, Consumer Products Asia, Friesland Campina Asia
  • Wasim Basir, Director - Integrated Marketing Communication, Coca-Cola India Pvt Ltd
  • Amcke Becker, Marketing Excellence Manager, Friesland Campina
  • Ella Bee, VP, Global Consumer Marketing, DFS Group
  • Mohit Beotra, Chief Brand Officer, Bharti Airtel Limited
  • Jerry Blanton, Global Marketing Director: APAC & EMEA, Citibank
  • Susan Cassidy, Category, Insights & Communications Director, Lion
  • Cecilia Chan, Former Marketing Director, Lenovo Worldwide Mobile Business Group and PC Business Group,
  • Eric Chang, Head of Branding & Digital Marketing, AIA Malaysia
  • Lizzy Chen, Vice President, Personal Care Categories North Asia, Unilever
  • Nicole Chen, Marketing Director, Danone Dumex Singapore
  • Jacqueline Cheong, Senior Director, Marketing APAC, IHS
  • Lysan Chew, Brand General Manager, Estee Lauder Cosmetics
  • Kenneth Kwon-Young Chin, Director, Sales & Marketing Team, Digital Appliances Business, Samsung Electronics
  • Wei Heng Chow, Vice President Marketing, Genting Malaysia
  • Jesper Fournaise Colding, VP of Strategy and M&A, Mengniu Dairy Group
  • Damien Cummings, Chief Marketing Officer, PHILIPS
  • Sushant Dash, Global Brand Director, Tata Global Beverages
  • Sarah Delmonte, Marketing Director, New Zealand and South Pacific, Visa Worldwide (New Zealand) Limited
  • Stephen Drummond, Senior Director; Creative, iMarketing and Design, Coca-Cola
  • Thunyachate (Bob) Ekvetchavit, KFC Marketing Director, Yum Restaurants International (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
  • Sebastien Emond, Division General Manager / Professional Products Division, L’Oréal Korea
  • Emmanuel Lee Esguerra, Marketing Communications Division Head, Philippine Seven Corporation
  • Neil Gardner, CMO, Consumer Insurance, AIG
  • Vaasu Gavarasana, Head – Digital Marketing, AXA Singapore
  • Satyajit Ghosh, Head of Media, Unilever Vietnam
  • Wynthia Goh, APJ Director of Digital and Social, SAP Asia Pacific & Japan
  • Gaurav Gupta, Marketing Director, ASEAN, Kimberly Clark
  • Aniruddha Haldar, Head of Marketing, Media, Corporate Brand and Scooters, TVS Motor Company Ltd.
  • Mark Harland, Marketing Director, General Motors International
  • Helena He, Marketing Director, FrieslandCampina Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
  • Michael Healy, Head of Brand and Marketing, St George Banking Group
  • Greg Hedgepeth, National Sales and Marketing Manager, BMW Group New Zealand
  • Caleb Hunt, Managing Director, Global Branding, Citigroup
  • Anil Jayaraj, Chief Marketing Officer, Pidilite Industries Limited
  • Danielle Jin, VP Marketing, China Beverages, Greater China Region, PepsiCo (China) Limited
  • Alistair Johnston, Director of Marketing, PT TELKOMSEL
  • Ajay Kakar, Chief Marketing Officer - Financial Services, Aditya Birla Group, Aditya Birla Financial Services
  • Norliza Kassim, Head, eBusiness & Digital Alliances, Brand & Marketing, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Shailendra Katyal, Director- Home and Small Business (HSB), Lenovo India
  • Yoji Kawanabe, Director, Marketing Division, Mondelez Japan Limited
  • Hoon Kim, Senior VP, Content Excellence & Partnership, Coca Cola Japan
  • So Jung Kim, Vice President Marketing , eBay KOREA
  • Andrew Knott, Vice President – Media & Digital, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, McDonald’s APMEA Franchising Pte Ltd
  • Kazutoshi Kondo, Planning Director, Integrated Communication, Marketing, Seiyu GK
  • Jennifer Lam, Head of Marketing & Communications, Hongkong Land
  • Andrew Lambert, Regional Head of Marketing Planning, Insights & Strategy, Visa
  • Newman Liang, Media Director, Danone Waters China
  • Bee Hong Lim, Head of Brand & Internal Communications, Philips ASEAN & Pacific
  • Teong Seng Lim, Head of Country Internet Marketing, Philips China
  • Vincent Ling, Managing Director, JCB International Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.
  • Joseph Liu, Senior Director, Marketing, Asia Pacific, Calvin Klein
  • Michael Lu, Director, Greater China Marketing, Dell Inc.
  • Clair Mah, Group Director of Marketing, Greater China, Tiffany & Co.
  • Clarence Mak, President, Mars China
  • Jingbo Mao, General Manager of Region North, Beijing Mercedes-Benz Sales Service Co., Ltd.
  • Pete Mitchell, Global Media Innovations Director, Mondelez International
  • Ranju Kumar Mohan, Vice President- Russia India, Middle East & Africa, SW GBU, Ansell & Director and Business Head, JK Ansell
  • Frazer Neo Macken, Vice President, Communications/ Digital, Asia Pacific, Electrolux Asia Pacific
  • Sean O'Donnell, Head of Marketing, Redwood Cider Co
  • Yung C. Ooi, Vice President, National Sales, DHL Express
  • Michelle Pilot, Head of Marketing, MasterCard – A’Asia, MasterCard Worldwide
  • Emma Pinwill, Regional Marketing Manager - South East Asia, GM International
  • Aisha Daji Punga, Marketing Director, Frucor Beverages Group Limited
  • Arjun Purkayastha, Marketing Director - Head of Marketing & eCommerce, RB Korea
  • Harneet Singh Rajpal, Senior Vice President - Marketing, Jubilant FoodWorks Ltd.- Domino’s Pizza
  • Sridhar Ramaswamy, Director of Retail Marketing, Asia Pacific, Lenovo
  • Judah Anton Ruiz, Global Brand Development Director – Max / Paddle Pop, Unilever Asia Private Limited
  • Anthony Shiner, Chief Revenue Officer, Group Digital L!fe, SingTel
  • Atifa Silk, Brand Director, Campaign Asia-Pacific
  • Dione Song, Marketing Director, ZALORA Singapore
  • Melinda Spencer, Vice President Marketing, Luxottica, Asia Pacific, Luxottica Retail
  • Rod Strother, Director, Digital & Social Centre of Excellence, Lenovo (Singapore) Pte Ltd
  • Kristina Strunz, APAC Brand Director, The Body Shop
  • Chris CG Tan, Head, Marketing & Communications, IBM Global Financing, Asia Pacific , IBM
  • Jia Tan, Head of RBWM Marketing, HongKong, HSBC  | The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
  • Catherine Teng, Vice President of Li-Ning Group and Chief Marketing Officer of Li-Ning, Li Ning (China) Sports Goods Co., Ltd.
  • Margot Torres, Senior VP Marketing, McDonald's Philippines
  • Viet Anh Trinh, Marketing Manager, Suntory PepsiCo Vietnam Beverage Co., Ltd
  • Sanjay Tripathy, Sr. EVP Marketing, Product, Digital & E-commerce, HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited
  • Hamish Wilkie, Head of Sales and Marketing, Powershop NZ
  • Seokhee Won, Chief Executive Officer, Masan Consumer Corporation
  • James Woodbridge, General Manager - Marketing, Antares Restaurant Group Ltd (Burger King)
  • Nicole Wu, Marketing Director, Kimberly-Clark Professional, Kimberly-Clark Corporation
  • Gabriel Yap, Head of Marketing - Singapore/Malaysia, PUMA Singapore
  • Aileen Yuan, Head of Corporate, Institutional and Commercial Banking Marketing, Standard Chartered Bank (China) Limited
  • Faizolhardi Zubairy, Head of Digital Media, PETRONAS Dagangan Berhad


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