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FOMG Awards: Shashi Sinha only Indian among judges from media agencies

Benjamin Jankowski, Group Head, Global Media, MasterCard, is this year's chair of the jury. Entry deadline closes today

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | February 15, 2013

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The Festival of Media has announced the first judges from media agencies for The Festival of Media Global Awards 2013. Now in its fifth year, the 2013 Awards is set to be the biggest yet.

Benjamin Jankowski, Group Head, Global Media, MasterCard, is this year's chair of the jury and will be joined by some of the most influential media agency heads. The only Indian on the jury is Shashi Sinha, CEO, India, IPG Mediabrands. The full list is as follows:

  • Mauricio Sabogal, Worldwide Chief Executive, BNP
  • Ghayath Sioufi, COO at Digitall, Integrated Creative Digital Solutions MENA
  • Esteban Calvo, Chief Executive, Havas
  • Stephanie Hill, SVP, Director, Strategic Planning, Initiative
  • Léonie Koning, Managing Director, The Netherlands, Initiative
  • Shashi Sinha, CEO, India, IPG Mediabrands
  • Wayne Fan, MD, Isobar
  • Chris Clarke, Chief Creative Officer, LBi
  • Graham Hodge, Head Of Branded Content, LBi
  • Pele Cortizo-Burgess, Global Director Of Integrated Planning, MEC
  • Paul Remitz, CEO, Germany, MediaCom
  • Ruben Søgaard, CEO, Norway, MediaCom
  • Jed Glanvill, EMEA regional leader & chairman UK, Mindshare
  • Richard Dunmall, global CEO, Naked Communications
  • Steve Blakeman, CEO, APAC, OMD
  • Julian Porras, CEO, LatAm, Omnicom Media Group
  • Paul Wright, Chief Digital Officer, Omnicom Media Group
  • Steve Williams, President, US, PHD
  • Tony Effik, MD, Media & Connections, R/GA
  • John Antoniades, CEO, MENA, Starcom
  • Benjamin Gómez, CEO  Mexico & Adina, Starcom
  • John Sheehy, President of Global Operations, Starcom
  • John Sintras, Chief Executive, Australia, Starcom
  • Scott Holmes, Creative Director, EMEA, UM
  • Lawrence Teherani-Ami, Global Media Director, W+K
  • Andre Zimmerman, General Director, Z+
  • Alexis Thanasoulas, Managing Partner, Regional Director LatAm, ZenithOptimedia

Judges from brand advertisers were announced last week and include AB Inbev, Accor, Avon, Colgate-Palmolive, Danone, du Telecoms, Intel, MasterCard and Nestlé.

The Awards are open to everyone involved in advertising, showcasing the creativity and innovation that is at the very heart of effective media communications. Today, February 15, is the final entry deadline.

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