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Feb 11, 2016

AMES 2016 names first two jury presidents

SINGAPORE - Johnson & Johnson's Rachelle Berges will head the Media Strategy jury team at the Asian Marketing Effectiveness & Strategy Conference & Awards (AMES), and Intel's Sunita Venkataraman will be heading the Data & Anaytics and ecommerce jury.

Rachelle Berges (left) and Sunita Venkataraman
Rachelle Berges (left) and Sunita Venkataraman
Berges is head of media and connections, integrated marketing communications at Johnson & Johnson. Prior to joining J&J in early 2015, she spent more than 10-years working agency-side at Ogilvy, Mindshare and Maxus. 
Venkataraman is director of market insights & strategy, Asia-Pacific and Japan, Intel Corporation. A respected authority on technology, marketing and consumer insights in the Southeast Asia region, Sunita has over 20 years experience as market research practitioner and consumer insights  and knowledge custodian at Intel. In her current role, her focus is on audience & product insights, using real-time sensing from the ecosystem and analytics to influence Intel strategies.
“The AMES celebrates the region’s achievements in the marketing communications industry, recognising strategies that deliver business success," said Andrea Hayes, festivals director. "Our expert juries champion this, and we are privileged to have assembled such a formidable team of experts to serve as our jurors.”
The AMES Conference and Awards will be held on 31 May 2016 at the Grand Hyatt Singapore. 
Here is the list of jury members on the Media Strategy and Data & Analytics and ecommerce juries:
Media Strategy Jury
Rachelle Berges, Asia Pacific Head of Media and Connections, Integrated Marketing Communications Director, Johnson & Johnson – Jury President
Adeline-Ausy Setiawan, Managing Director, Unilever Enterprises Indonesia
Amy Kean, Regional Director, Strategy, Mindshare APAC
Ben Cunnington, Regional Strategy Director - APAC, Vizeum
Chris Bonsi, Chief Client and Insights Officer, APAC, TNS
Clare Kenny Tipton, Head of Brand, Sime Darby Berhad
Guy Hearn, Chief Innovation Officer, Asia Pacific, Omnicom Media Group
Helen Black, Chief Strategy Officer, Mediacom
Jian Yang, Head of Content & Ideation, OMD
John Ng, Head of Media Innovation, Asia-Pacific, Zenithoptimedia
Josh Gallagher, Chief Strategy Officer, APAC, Havas Media
Karen Hung, Chief Strategy Officer & Vice President, Elite PR Group
Kartik Khare, Global Brand Director – LUX, Unilever
Koichi Yamamoto, Executive Planning Director, Dentsu Inc.
Mark Newton, Head of Media, Asia Pacific , DigitasLBi
Masashi Ariizumi, Senior Planning Director, Japan, ADK
Milo Chao, Chief Strategy Officer, TBWA\Shanghai
Mythili Chandrasekar, National Planning Director, J Walter Thompson India
Raj Gupta, Chief Strategy Officer - APAC, MEC
Rajesh Mahtani, Head of Growth and Strategy, Starcom Mediavest Group
Shahvez Afridi, Head of Strategy, P&G Asia-Pacific, Grey Group
Sophie Price, Chief Strategy Officer, UM Australia
Susana Tsui, CEO, Asia Pacific, PHD
Data & Analytics and e-Commerce jury
Sunita Venkataraman, Director of Market Insights & Strategy, Asia Pacific and Japan, Intel Corporation – Jury President
Binu Azad G, Director, Global Business Analytics, Philips
Casey Crawford Merle, VP, Regional Head of Strategy and Intelligence, Carat
Chitkala Nishandar, Head of Insights, Asia Pacific, 3M
Chloe Lim, Director, Marketing Asia, PayPal
Damien Crittenden, Regional Director, Data & Analytics, Xaxis
David Clugston, Head of Analytics and Research, Asia, MediaBrands
Harpreet Kaintel, Chief Information Officer, ZenithOptimedia Asia Pacific
Herbert Chia, Vice President, Alibaba Group
Jiyoung Hong, Director, Analytics, Cheil Worldwide
John Sinke, Assistant Vice President, Digital Marketing & eCommerce, Resorts World Sentosa
Katrien Bollen, Director of Strategy APAC, AVON
Michelle Wong, Director, CRM & Analytics, McDonald's APMEA
Naru Radhakrishnan, Chief Client Officer, SEA, Millward Brown
Paddy Crawshaw, Head of Communications Planning, Asia Pacific, OMD
Pádraig Flynn, Head of Business Science Asia, MediaCom
Peter Hubert, Head of Insights, Linkedin
Rosemary Lising, Managing Director, Columbus Asia
Rueben Anthony, Managing Director, Mirum Singapore
Siddharth Sankhe, Insight & Analytics Lead, Southeast Asia & India, WE Communications
Stephen Tracy, Data & Insight Lead, SEA , SapientNitro
Sunder Muthuraman, Global chief strategy officer and CEO, APAC, Gain Theory
Sunny Hermano, Business Development & Integration Director S.E.A., Havas Worldwide
Tobias Puehse, Vice President, Innovation Management, MasterCard Labs, Asia Pacific
Tuomas Peltoniemi, President, Asia, TBWA\Digital Arts Network
Tyrone Almeida, Director, Insights & Planning, Kellogg
Yi Li, Chief Data Officer, OgilvyOne China

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