Amit Akali, Mohit Joshi, Bhavna Jagtiani on Spikes Asia jury

Lisa D'Costa of Paper Planes Pictures is on Film Craft jury from India. Prasoon Joshi is Jury President for Music category

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Amit Akali, Mohit Joshi, Bhavna Jagtiani on Spikes Asia jury

Lisa D'Costa of Paper Planes Pictures is on Film Craft jury from India. Prasoon Joshi is Jury President for Music category

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | August 5, 2016


Spikes Asia has announced the names of the 98 jury members who will judge entries from across the Asia Pacific region, 30 per cent of whom will be female.

The Asia Pacific region brought home five Grand Prix awards at this year's Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Dentsu Inc. Tokyo, Japan, won in Design for Panasonic's "Life is Electric"; Mindshare Mumbai was awarded the Glass Lion for creating India's first transgender pop band, “6 Pack Band”, in partnership with tea brand, Brooke Bond Red Label, and New Zealand's Y&R NZ Auckland won across Media and Print & Publishing for “McWhopper” with Colenso BBDO Auckland taking home the Outdoor Grand Prix for “Brewtroleum”.

“This incredible result demonstrates the breadth and scope of creative excellence in the region, which will be celebrated at this year's Spikes Asia Festival. We're delighted to announce the full jury line-up. Our selected jurors represent the best industry talent across a spectrum of creativity disciplines. They will be tasked with determining the future path of creative communications,” said Terry Savage, Chairman of Spikes Asia.

The jury members announced are:

Film, Print & Publishing, Print & Outdoor Craft, Integrated

Jury President - Tony Granger, Global Chief Creative Officer, Y&R, Global

Luke Hawkins, Creative Director, Clemenger BBDO Sydney, Australia

Jody Xiong, Founder & Chief Creative Officer, & Creative Lab, China

Spencer Wong, CEO & Creative Chairman, McCann & Spencer, Hong Kong

Miwako Hosokawa, Creative Director / Copywriter, Dentsu, Japan

Troy Lim, Executive Creative Director, Publicis, Singapore

Satit Jantawiwat, Chief Creative Officer, J. Walter Thompson Bangkok, Thailand


Jury President - Silvia Goh, Chief Content Officer, Publicis Media, China

Paul Chappell, Executive Content Director, The Story Lab, Australia

Conan Wang, Creative Executive, CAA Marketing, Global

Anathea Ruys, Head of Fuse, APAC, Omnicom Media Group, Asia Pacific

Steve Kalifowitz, Brand Strategy Lead, APAC & MENA, Twitter, Asia Pacific

Mike Jackson, Managing Director, MEC Wavemaker, Asia Pacific

Jeremy Heng, Chief Strategy Officer, Managing Director, Havas Media, Singapore

Ben Hartman, Managing Director, APAC, Octagon, Asia Pacific

Creative Effectiveness

Jury President - James Hurman, Founder, Previously Unavailable, New Zealand

David Mayo, Chief Marketing Officer, Ogilvy & Mather, Singapore

Murtaza A.Tajbhouy, Head of Brand Planning, Leo Burnett Solutions Inc., Sri Lanka

Jos Ortega, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Havas Worldwide, The Philippines

Justin Graham, Chief Strategy Officer, M&C Saatchi, Australia

Simone Tam, CEO, Greater China, McGarryBowen, Greater China

Rachelle Berges, Regional Head of Media & Connections, Consumer Division, ?Johnson & Johnson, Asia Pacific

Philip Brett, President, Asia, TBWA / Asia Pacific


Jury President -Yang Yeo, Executive Creative Director, Wieden + Kennedy, China

Jarrod Reginald, Associate Creative Director, Ogilvy & Mather, Malaysia

Yuki Sugiyama, Art Director, Hakuhodo Inc., Japan

Faisal Khan, Founder and Executive Creative Director, Ad Store, Vietnam

Thanomkhwan Chutithanawong, Design Director, Project No. 143, Thailand

Amy Nadaskay, Founder & Creative Director, Monogram, Australia

Jackson Tan, Creative Director, Black Communications, Singapore

Hak Kyun Choi, Creative Director, Cheil Worldwide, South Korea

Digital, Mobile & Digital Craft

Jury President - Kentaro Kimura, Co-Chief Executive Director, Executive Creative Director, Hakuhodo Kettle, Japan

Elwin Mok, Managing Creative Director, Celsius, Indonesia

Nick Cummins, Executive Creative Director / Partner, The Royals, Australia

Chris Chen, CEO & Executive Creative Director, Trio Isobar, China

Charlie Nam, Director, Head of Digital, Innocean Worldwide, South Korea

Roshan Nandwani, Head of Digital, BBDO Guerrero, The Philippines

Corey Cruz, Regional Creative Director, DigitasLBi, Singapore

Monica Bhatia, Regional Digital Director, APAC, Maxus, Asia Pacific

Direct and Promo & Activation

Jury President - Ted Lim, Chief Creative Officer, Dentsu Asia Pacific, APAC

Daniel Fryer, Creative Group Head, Havas Worldwide, Australia

Takahiro Hosoda, Senior Creative Director, TBWA\Hakuhodo, Japan

Nicole Chen, Creative Director, ADK, Taiwan

Khalid Osman, Creative Director, DDB, Singapore

Nida Haider, Executive Creative Director, Saatchi & Saatchi, Pakistan

Tom Paine, Creative Director, Y&R, New Zealand

Kris Lee, Creative Director, Cheil Worldwide, South Korea

Film Craft

Jury President - Michael Ritchie, Managing Director / Executive Producer, Revolver/Will O'Rourke, Australia

Mark Tipper, Executive Creative Director, R/GA, Singapore

Sariyanti Sannie, Senior Producer, Sixtoes TV, Singapore

Lisa D'Costa, Producer, Paper Planes Pictures, India

Panusard Tanashindawong, MD & Director, The Tank, Thailand

Syed Gousul Alam Shaon, Managing Partner & Country Head, Grey Advertising, Bangladesh

Thomas Gibson, Executive Producer, The Mill, Asia Pacific


Jury President - Scott Smith, Creative Director, DDB Remedy, Australia

John Scott, Creative Director, McCann Health, Singapore

Mitsunori Kamei, Creative Director, Toppan Printing, Japan

Ezra Foo, Executive Creative Director, Havas Worldwide Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Craig Chester, Creative Director, Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness, Australia

Amit Akali, Chief Creative Officer, Medulla Healthcare Communications, India

Michelle Tham, Managing Director, Hill & Knowlton Strategies, Singapore


Jury President - Fred Raillard, Creative CEO, Fred & Farid, China

Ed Cheong, Executive Creative Director, Iris, Singapore

Tuomas Peltoniemi, President, Asia and Innovation Director, TBWA/Digital Arts Network, Asia Pacific

Sean Burke-Gaffney, Director, Technology, SapientNitro, Asia Pacific

Yasuharu Sasaki, Head of Digital Creative, Executive Creative Director, Dentsu Inc., Japan

Nicole Yershon, Director, Digital Innovation, Ogilvy Labs, Ogilvy & Mather, Global

Tara McKenty, Creative Director, Google, Australia


Jury President - Cheuk Chiang, Chief Executive Officer, Omnicom Media Group, Asia Pacific

Stuart Clark, Chief Client Officer, APAC, IPG Mediabrands, Asia Pacific

Sarah James, Chief Digital Officer, Carat, Australia

Mohit Joshi, Managing Director, Havas Media, India

Nigel Douglas, Chief Executive Officer, Mediacom, New Zealand

Sokichi Nakazawa, Executive Manager of Data Driven Media Marketing Centre, Hakuhodo DY Media Partners, Japan

Scarlett Shih, Chief Executive Officer, Mediavest|Spark, Greater China

Minhee Kang, Global Media Director, Innocean Worldwide, South Korea


Jury President - Prasoon Joshi, Chairman, Asia Pacific, CEO & CCO, India, McCann Worldgroup, India

Andrew Stafford, Co-Founder & Executive Creative Director,Big Sync Music, Global

Park Wannasiri, Creative Director, BBDO, Thailand

Janice Jose, Senior Regional Manager, Business Development, Universal Music & Brands (SEA & S. Korea), SE Asia

Simon Langley, Executive Creative Director, J. Walter Thompson, Australia

Outdoor and Radio

Jury President - Ali Shabaz, Chief Creative Officer, SE Asia, Grey Worldwide, Singapore

Takayuki Niizawa, Senior Creative Director, TBWA\Hakuhodo, Japan

Jake Barrow, Creative Director, GPY&R, Australia

Wei Fei, Chief Creative Officer, FCB, Greater China

Carlos Camacho, Executive Creative Director, Mullen Lowe, Vietnam

Danny Searle, Vice Chairman and Chief Creative Officer, BBDO Asia, Asia Pacific

Brian Charles Capel, Group Chief Creative Officer, Leo Burnett, Indonesia

Angie Tijam-Tohid, Creative Director, Ace Saatchi & Saatchi, The Philippines


Jury President - Cassandra Cheong, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, The Hoffman Agency, Asia Pacific

Vanessa Ho, Managing Director, Singapore & Chair, Client Services, Asia Pacific, Weber Shandwick, Singapore

Trish Sherson, Director, Sherson Willis, New Zealand

Rebecca Ahern, Managing Director, Mango Communications, Australia

Bhavna Jagtiani, National Director - Operations & Head - West, Mumbai, Edelman, India

Yu Endo, Executive Vice President, Ozma Inc., Japan

Andrew Thomas, President, Southeast Asia & India, Ogilvy PR, Ogilvy & Mather, President, Asia Pacific, Social@Ogilvy, Asia Pacific

Leah Caringal, Chief Executive Officer, Greenbulb PR, The Philippines

The final deadline for entries has been extended until August 12, 2016.