APPIES to award medals in July in Singapore

Goh Shu Fen.jpg100 'LIVE' campaigns from across 15 countries in Asia will vie to impress regional marketing heads and win APPIES 2012 Gold Medals in Singapore, on July 26 & 27 at the National University of Singapore Society where the event, organised by the Institute of Advertising Singapore and sponsored by SingTel, will be held.

APPIES 2012 offer an unparalled networking and knowledge-sharing platform for the industry with its stellar congregation of inspiring marketing leaders and creative gurus.    

The members of APPIES 2012 advisory council and panel of assessors represent leading global brands across broad spectrum of industries such as FMCG, Consumer Durables, Financial Services, Automotive, Tourism and Technology have been announced.
Goh Shu Fen (pictured), Chairperson of the APPIES & Principal of R3 said, "The best ideas often come by exchanging knowledge with the best minds in the business. APPIES 2012 gets together some of the most brilliant regional marketers under one roof in its advisory council and assessors panel. These experts are winning the battle for the consumers minds with their brands in Asia's competitive markets, and will share their insights while judging 100 of the best regional marketing campaigns that will be presented live over two days."

APPIES 2012 Advisory Council:

  • Ms Goh Shu Fen: Chairperson of the APPIES & Principal of R3
  • Leanne Cutts: Vice President - Marketing, Kraft Foods Asia Pacific
  • Marit Kievit: Global Brand Director - Lux, at Unilever
  • Loren I Shuster: Country Director, Singapore & Emerging Markets at Google
  • Christiaan Ter Steege: Director (Digital Integration) - Integrated Marketing & Communications, Philips Asia Pacific
  • Wong Mei Wai: Head of Marketing, Asia Pacific Breweries Vietnam
APPIES 2012 Assessors Panel:
  • Frantz Braha: VP, Samsonite Southeast Asia
  • Debbie Goldingham: Head of Marketing - Southeast Asia, Mastercard Worldwide
  • Rohit Jawa: Senior VP - Global Market Operations, Unilever Asia
  • Ajay Kakar: Chief Marketing Officer - Financial Services, Aditya Birla Group
  • Alvin Neo: Regional Director, Asia Pacific Medical Devices & Diagnostics, Johnson & Johnson
  • Corinne Ooi-Bremner: Brand & Category Director, Fonterra Brand (S) Pte Ltd, Asia & Middle East
  • Myrna Poon: Director - Marketing & Communications, Singapore Economic Development Board
  • Rohini Miglani: Director - Brand-Building Integrated Communication, Procter & Gamble Asia
  • Paddy Rangappa: Senior Director - Marketing, McDonald's Asia Pacific
  • Renate Noessler: General Manager, Marketing Audi Singapore
  • Cecilia Wong: Regional Marketing Communications & Branding Director, Citibank APAC
  • Sridhar Rangaswamy: Global Head - Marketing Services, Tata Communications
  • Antony Wilson: Area Head of Marketing, Nokia Southeast Asia
  • Charmaine Wong-Han: Regional Franchise Director, Johnson & Johnson Asia Pacific
  • Lito German: Marketing Director, BMW Group Asia
  • Lynette Ang: Senior VP & Head, Sales & Marketing, NTUC Income Insurance Co-operatives Ltd
  • Sophia Ng: Asst Chief Executive - Marketing Group, Singapore Tourism Board
  • Sameer Satpathy: Executive VP & Head Marketing, Consumer Product Business, Marico Ltd (India)
More names will be announced at a later date. For more information click here

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