Nick Law, Creative Chairperson at Accenture Song, and Wesley ter Haar, Co-founder of Media.Monks, have joined as Jury Chair for Integrated Category and Jury Chair of Digital category, respectively, at The ABBY One Show Awards 2023.
Law is a creative leader, who believes design is a foundational creative discipline that shapes how we interact with the world – and how we change it for the better. His career in design, advertising, and digital media has spanned 30 years and four continents. He has twice been named in the Creativity 50, a list of the world’s most influential creative people.
Prior to Accenture, Law was VP, Marcom Integration at Apple where he lead the global design and marketing group. His role connected classic narrative advertising to social and performance marketing, and a suite of owned and partner digital channels. During his time in Cupertino, Apple won multiple ‘Brand of the Year’ awards. Media Arts Lab, one of the vendors he directed won many creative awards including ‘Agency of the Year’.
Haar founded Media Monks, the digital-first marketing and advertising services company, that connects content, data, digital media, and technology services across one global team. He currently serves on the board of SoDA: The Digital Society, The One Club, and S4Capital.
Under his leadership of over 20 years, Haar has grown Media.Monks from a humble production house to an end-to-end creative and production partner.
Haar was the inaugural President of Cannes Lions' Digital Craft jury and served on the Cannes Titanium Jury. He is a regular speaker at global conferences including Cannes, Adobe MAX, CES, Advertising Week NY, Advertising Week LATAM, FIAP, and more. Wesley and his team are a recipient of many Cannes Lions, and FWAs.
Rana Barua, Group CEO, Havas Group India and Chairman, The ABBYs Award Governing Council, and Ajay Kakar, Managing Committee Member, The Advertising Club and Co-chair, The ABBYs Award Governing Council, said, “The Abby One Show 2023 promises to be a world-standard award show, for South Asia. The One Show partnership brings the world’s best practices and processes to the Awards. However, we do believe that an award show is as good as the Jury that judges the work. This year we have the world’s best creative minds as the Jury Chair for each of our categories. Nick and Wesley have chosen to bring their perspective and experience to our awards. And soon you will hear the names of the other legends, too. Now the ball is in the court of our industry, to win recognition for the best work in South Asia, with this envious and illustrious Jurors who will gauge the work in the context of the world’s best.”
The Abby Awards will be held on May 24, 25, and 26 during Goafest 2023.
The last date for submission is Saturday, April 8, 2023.
The entry form can be downloaded from www.theadvertisingclub.net