Organizers of Spikes Asia made public 3 more juries at this year’s edition of the festival that honors creative excellence in advertising and communications across Asia-Pacific.
Led by industry heavy-weights – Bob Greenberg, Chairman, CEO and Global Chief Creative Officer of R/GA, Bill Rosen, President and Chief Creative Officer of Arc Worldwide, and Rei Inamoto, Chief Creative Officer of AKQA – these juries will meet in September in Singapore to select the most creative work the region produced over the last year.
The design jury, led by Greenberg, includes Vince Frost, Creative Director & Chairman Frost* (Australia),Sujata Keshavan, Managing Director & Executive Creative Director Ray + Keshavan (India), William Harald-Wong, Principal & Design Director William Harald-Wong & Assoc. (Malaysia), Roy Poh, Creative Director Beautiful (Singapore), Do Cao Nguyen, Executive Creative Director Clipper Indochine (Vietnam),and Jennifer Morla, President & Creative Director Morla Design (USA).
In what concerns the Direct & Sales Promotion Jury, it is presided by Bill Rosen and includes Jun Fukawa, Executive Creative Director JWT Singapore, Calvin Soh, Vice Chairman & Chief Creative Officer Asia, Publicis Asia (Singapore),Andy Greenaway, Regional Creative Director Saatchi & Saatchi Singapore, Jennifer Hu, Executive Creative Director Ogilvy & Mather (Taiwan), Merlee Jayme, Chairman & Chief Creative Officer DDB DM9 JaymeSyfu (The Philippines).
The Digital Jury, that is presided by Rei Inamoto, includes Jean Lin, Global Chief Strategy Officer Isobar (China),Tim Cheng, Executive Creative Director Tribal DDB Hong Kong, Yasuharu Sasaki, Creative Director Dentsu (Japan), Thomas Hong-tack Kim, Interactive Creative Director Cheil Worldwide (Korea) and Steve Elrick, Regional Executive Creative Director BBH Asia Pacific (Singapore).
“This is a vibrant, exciting and multi-cultural region so there’s some great creative work being produced. We have no doubt that these three high-calibre juries, who have creativity at heart, will have an interesting and inspiring time selecting the winners”, Philip Thomas, CEO of Spikes Asia, said.
Spikes Asia is jointly organised by Haymarket and Cannes Lions.