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Mar 14, 2019

APAC Effie finalists announced

131 entries make the cut.

APAC Effie finalists announced

The shortlist for the 2019 APAC Effie Awards has been released, 131 entries remaining hopeful in advance of the 25 April awards.

The finalists represent 14 countries. India leads with 34 finalists, followed by Australia and New Zealand with 22 and 21, respectively. Ogilvy dominates among agency networks with 31 finalists, followed by McCann Worldgroup with 22 and BBDO with 21.

The finalists were selected after two rounds of judging by 70 judges from across the region, headed by awards chairman Charles Cadell, president of McCann Worldgroup APAC and eight heads of jury:
  • Arthur Wei of Sina Corporation
  • Diana Cawley of Geometry
  • Emma Sheller of Standard Chartered
  • Fern Canning of Edelman
  • Jonathan Akwue of Publicis Groupe
  • Nikhil Tivary of Johnson & Johnson
  • Susie Wong of Fuji Xerox Singapore
  • Vishnu Mohan of Havas

See the complete finalist list.

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