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Feb 12, 2015

AMES Awards completes jury announcements

SINGAPORE - The Asian Marketing Effectiveness & Strategy Awards has announced its juries for the Media Strategy and Data & Analytics categories.

AMES Awards completes jury announcements

This completes the lineup of 106 members who will judge the five award sections: Effectiveness, Media Strategy, Digital Strategy, Data & Analytics and e-Commerce.

“The outstanding calibre of our AMES juries attests to the importance and prestige of the awards," said Andrea Hayes, Festivals Director. "We are privileged to bring together a very talented group of professionals, all trailblazers in their own right, to judge Asia Pacific’s most effective work in marketing communications.” 

Rahul Welde, Vice President of Media at Unilever will chair the Media Strategy Jury while Dr. Elaine Rodrigo, Global Director, Consumer Insights & Strategy of Mondelēz International presides the Data & Analytics jury. This panel will also judge entries for the inaugural e-Commerce award section.

Media Strategy Jury

  • Rahul Welde, Vice President of Media at Unilever – PRESIDENT
  • Akihiko Kuroki, Vice President and Head of Marketing, Procter & Gamble Asia Pacific
  • Catherine Williams-Treloar, Head of Product, Asia Pacific, Mindshare
  • Chris Harrison, Chief Strategy Officer, APAC, ZenithOptimedia
  • Crystal Chan , Vice President of Media, APAC, Razorfish
  • Donna Kim, Media Strategy Director, Korea, Cheil Worldwide
  • Ellen Hou, Group Managing Director, Shanghai, and Chief Cultural Officer, Greater China, McCann Worldgroup
  • Guy Hearn, Chief Innovation Officer, Asia Pacific, Omnicom Media Group
  • Hari Ramanathan, Chief Strategy Officer, Y&R Asia
  • Jordan Price, Head of Strategic Planning, JWT
  • Koichi Yamamoto, Senior Planning Director, Japan, Dentsu Inc.
  • Lilian Leong, Managing Director, Hong Kong, IPG Mediabrands
  • Manjiri Kamat, Managing Director - Malaysia & Singapore, Kinetic Worldwide
  • Masashi Ariizumi, Senior Planning Director, Japan, ADK
  • Michael Zhang, Chief Strategy Officer, GroupM China
  • Milo Chao, Chief Strategy Officer, TBWA China
  • Paddy Crawshaw, Regional Head of Strategy, OMD
  • Raj Gupta, Chief Strategy Officer, APAC, MEC
  • Rohan Jha, Sr. General Manager – Marketing & Promotions, India Sony Music Entertainment
  • Sean Rach, Chief Marketing Officer, Prudential Corporation Asia
  • Shahvez Afridi, Head of Strategy, P&G Asia-Pacific, Grey Group
  • SK Biswas, Chief Strategy Officer – APAC, Havas Media Group
  • Yvette Templar, Vice President, Marketing & Communications, APAC, Allied World Assurance Company

Data & Analytics and e-Commerce Jury

  • Elaine Rodrigo (Dr), Global Director, Consumer Insights & Strategy, Mondelēz International – PRESIDENT
  • Alex Misseri, Senior Vice President, Razorfish China
  • Benjamin Koe, Regional Director of Strategic Insight and Impact, MSL Group
  • Brendon Chase, Director, User Experience & Performance, MRM//McCann
  • Hervé Bullot, Senior Director, Global Strategic Insights, Asia Pacific, Johnson & Johnson
  • Hoojung Chung (Dr), Director of Data Analytics, Cheil Worldwide
  • John Sinke, Assistant Vice President, Digital Marketing & e-Commerce, Resorts World Sentosa
  • Jon Wright, Head of Product & Planning, MEC Thailand
  • Ken Hsu, Regional Director of Customer Insights, Asia Pacific, Wunderman
  • Kim Douglas, Managing Director and Vice President, SapientNitro Singapore and Hong Kong
  • Manu Panda, Region Head - Information Services, MasterCard
  • Naru Radhakrishnan, Chief Client Officer, Millward Brown
  • Pádraig Flynn, Head of Asia Analytics Centre & Director of Business Science, Asia Pacific, MediaCom
  • Raymond Au, Head of Analytics, Asia Pacific, ZenithOptimedia
  • Ross Jackson, Regional Head of Cross Border Business, Asia Pacific, Central Europe, Middle East, Africa, Visa Worldwide
  • Ryan Ferguson, Head of Platform Solutions and Innovation, Google Southeast Asia
  • Tuomas Peltoniemi, Head of Digital, TBWA\Digital Arts Network Singapore
  • Tyrone Almeida, Director, Marketing & Insights, Kellogg Asia Pacific

For more information on the Asian Marketing Effectiveness & Strategy Awards and Conference, please visit


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