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Feb 17, 2015

PRWeek Awards Asia announces 2015 jury lineup

HONG KONG - The jury for the 2015 PRWeek Awards Asia includes 62 leading professionals, including senior in-house and agency executives.

PRWeek Awards Asia announces 2015 jury lineup

Open to clients and agencies, the PRWeek Awards Asia honors in-house and agency professionals for the strategies, people and achievements that have transformed business and brands. The awards are slated for 18 June in Hong Kong. Entries are open, with a deadline of 15 April.

The jury panel includes 62 leading professionals from both in-house and agency ranks. Atifa Silk, brand director for Haymarket Asia's brand-media publications (Campaign Asia-Pacific, PRWeek Asia and CEI) will lead the panel. The judges will ensure that entries are reviewed according to the awards' demanding set of criteria. 

The 2015 judges are:

  • Atifa Silk, Brand Director, Haymarket Media
  • Indira Abidin, Chief Happiness Officer, Fortune PR
  • Kristy Allen-Shirley, Regional Communications Director, South Asia & Pacific, World Vision International
  • Madan Bahal, Managing Director, Adfactors PR
  • Dr. Alok Bharadwaj, Senior Vice President, South & South East Asia, Corporate Strategy Group, Canon Singapore Pte Ltd
  • Rebecca Boustead, Director – Corporate Communications, Public Affairs & Government Relations, Kellogg’s Asia Pacific
  • Penny Burgess, Managing Partner, Red Bridge Communications
  • Rachael Bylykbashi, Head of Communications, Asia Pacific, Roche Diagnostics Asia Pacific
  • Paresh Chaudhry, Chief Executive Officer, Madison Public Relations
  • Michelle Cheng, Founding Partner & Group MD, Trimaran PR / Mazarine Asia-Pacific
  • Yolanda C. Crisanto, APR, Senior Vice President, Head Of Corporate Communications, Globe Telecom
  • Devashish Dasgupta, ‎Exec Director and Chief Corporate and Public Affairs Officer, Yum! Restaurants India
  • Lynne Anne Davis, Asia Pacific President, FleishmanHillard
  • Junie del Mundo, Chief Executive, EON The Stakeholder Relations Group
  • Paul Edwards, Group General Manager Corporate Communications, ANZ
  • Sunshine Farzan, Vice President, Head of Marketing & Communications, MetLife Hong Kong
  • Daniel Feiler, Senior Director APAC Communications, eBay
  • Stephen Forshaw, President, Institute of Public Relations Singapore
  • Terri-Helen Gaynor, Asia-Pacific President and CEO, Burson-Marsteller
  • Nicola Gilchrist, Director of Corporate & Government Affairs, APAC, Mondelez International
  • Amy Glancey, Head of Communications, APAC, Groupon
  • Stuart Gregor, Founder & Managing Director, Liquid Ideas
  • Karen Hampton, Vice President Communications for Asia Pacific and Africa, Ford
  • Robert Holdheim, CEO South Asia, Middle East & Africa, Edelman
  • Kate Holgate, Partner, Head of Singapore, Brunswick Group LLP
  • Jonathan Hughes, President, International, Golin
  • Adita Irawati, Head of Corporate Communications Group, Telkomsel
  • Jennifer S. James, Regional Senior Director, Corporate Affairs, Asia-Pacific Region, PepsiCo
  • Damon Jones, Communication Director, Asia, Procter & Gamble
  • Norliza Kamaruddin, Senior General Manager, Group Strategic Communications, Petronas
  • Wendy Koh, Head of Communications Asia, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE
  • Matthew Lackie, Senior Vice President - Asia Pacific, Waggener Edstrom Communications
  • Peter Larko, Head of Marketing Communications & Public Relations, Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong
  • Amy Liu, Corporate Affairs VP, MARS Petcare China
  • Sonya Madeira, Managing Partner, Rice Communications
  • Marion McDonald, Managing Director, Strategy & Measurement, Ogilvy Public Relations
  • Audrey Mok, General Manager & Head, Corporate Communications, Sony Electronics Asia Pacific
  • John Morgan, President and CEO, Asia, Hill+Knowlton Strategies
  • Paul Mottram, Managing Director, Integrated Strategy, Asia Pacific, Text100
  • Frazer Neo Macken, Vice President, PR & Communications, Electrolux Asia Pacific
  • Andy Oliver, Senior Vice President, LEWIS PR
  • Hock Chuan Ong, Partner, Maverick
  • Glenn Osaki, President, Asia, MSLGROUP
  • Bob Pickard, Chairman, Asia-Pacific, Huntsworth plc
  • Andrew Pickup, Senior Director, Communications, Microsoft Asia
  • Roohi Saeed, Head of Communications – APAC, Emerging, Education, Autodesk
  • Parames Seenivasagam, Assistant Director, Public Relations, Communications & Engagement, Singapore Sports Council
  • Shweta Shukla, Director, Communications & Government Affairs - Asia Pacific, Kimberly-Clark Corporation
  • Lena Sönnichsen, Head of Communications, APAC, Airbnb
  • Matt Stewart, Director, Corporate Communications, Asia Pacific, BlackBerry
  • Tim Sutton, Chairman, Asia Pacific, Weber Shandwick
  • Tian-Poh Sze, Senior Vice President, Personal Care, Unilever
  • Belinda Tan, VP, Corporate Communications and Responsibility, DHL Express (S)
  • Georgette Tan, Group Head, Communications (Asia Pacific), MasterCard
  • Jeanette Tan, VP & Head, Corporate Communications, Global Corporate Affairs, APJ, SAP
  • Sharon Tang, AEMEA Regional Director, Corporate Communications & CSR, The Hershey Company
  • Stephen Thomas, Group Head of Corporate Communications, AIA Group
  • Richard Tsang Lap Ki, Chairman, Strategic Public Relations Group
  • Jon Walsh, Senior Manager – Infiniti Global Communications, Infiniti Motor Company
  • Amy Wright, Partner, AKA Asia
  • James Wright, Managing Director, Red Agency & Havas PR Asia-Pacific
  • Poh Leng Yu, Senior Vice President, Ruder Finn Asia

Key information:

  • Eligibility period: January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014
  • Early entry deadline: April 1, 2015
  • Final entry deadline: April 15, 2015
  • Awards website:


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