Spikes Asia 2011 has announced jury members for three more categories. The Design jury will be chaired by Elsie Nanji, managing partner, Red Lion; the jury for Digital and the new Mobile category will be led by Jeff Benjamin, partner and chief creative officer, Crispin Porter + Bogusky; and the PR jury, which also launches this year, will be presided by Tim Sutton, chairman Asia Pacific, Weber Shandwick. BC Webwise’s Chhaya Balachandran Aiyer and IPAN Hill & Knowlton’s Radhika Shapoorjee are the other Indians on the jury for digital and mobile, and PR respectively.
“We have a great jury line-up across these three categories and with the inclusion of Mobile and PR this year we look forward to welcoming a wider spectrum of industry professionals to Spikes Asia. We will wait with great anticipation for their verdict on the work that they will judge,” said Philip Thomas, chief executive officer of the Festival.
Along with Nanji, the design jury comprises of Ant Donovan, Creative Director, Moon Communications Group, Australia; Chris Lee, Founder/Creative Director, The Asylum, Singapore; Elvis Chau, Executive Creative Director, JWT/Shanghai, China; Eugene Demata, Executive Creative Director, DDB DM9 JaymeSyfu, The Philippines; Nick Lim, Creative Consultant, McCann Worldgroup, Hong Kong; and, Yoshihiro Yagi, Creative Director, Dentsu, Japan.
The Digital and Mobile also includes John Jakubowski, regional executive creative director, OgilvyOne, Asia Pacific; Bo Hyun Hwang, executive creative director, HS Ad, Korea;
Bruce Matchett, executive creative director, Saatchi & Saatchi, Singapore; Chhaya Balachandran Aiyer, founder/managing director, BC Web Wise, India; Fumitaka Takano, creative director, ADK, Japan; Johan Vakidis, executive creative director, AKQA Shanghai, China; Kieran Ots, creative director, Leo Burnett, Australia; and Valerie Cheng, executive creative director, JWT/XM Singapore, Singapore.
The PR Jury also includes Bob Grove, chief executive officer, Edelman, SE Asia; Wei-Hsiang Chong, managing director, Milk PR, Malaysia; Chong Wei-Hsiang, chief executive officer, Milk PR, Malaysia; Donna Nievera-Conda, managing director, Strategic Works, The Philippines; Jeremy Woolf, senior vice president, Global Social Media Practice Lead, Text 100, Hong Kong; Mark Lee, Senior Vice President, General Manager, Fleishman-Hillard, Singapore; and Radhika Shapoorjee, president, IPAN Hill & Knowlton New Delhi, India.
Spikes Asia is jointly organised by Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and Haymarket, publishers of Campaign Asia Pacific.