Spikes Asia announces more juries


The festival honouring creative excellence in advertising and communications across Asia-Pacific, Spikes Asia, has announced the Design, Digital and Direct & Promo juries for its upcoming event, which runs from 19 to 21 September in Singapore. Spikes Asia is partnered with Cannes Lions, represented in South Africa by Cinemark.

The three juries are 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.

Design Jury
Bob Greenberg, Chairman, CEO, Global Chief Creative Officer, R/GA, USA – Jury President
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
Jennifer Morla, President & Creative Director, Morla Design, USA

Direct & Sales Promotion Jury
Bill Rosen, President, Chief Creative Officer, Arc Worldwide, USA – Jury President
Jun Fukawa, Executive Creative Director, JWT Singapore, 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

Digital Jury
Rei Inamoto, Chief Creative Officer, AKQA, USA – Jury President
Jean Lin, Global Chief Strategy Officer, Isobar, China
Tim Cheng, Executive Creative Director, Tribal DDB Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Yasuharu Sasaki, Creative Director, Dentsu, Japan
Thomas Hong-tack Kim, Interactive Creative Director, Cheil Worldwide, Korea
Steve Elrick, Regional Executive Creative Director, BBH Asia Pacific, Singapore

 Philip Thomas, CEO of Spikes Asia said, “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.’

Spikes Asia is jointly organised by Haymarket and Cannes Lions. To submit entries, register to attend or for more information on Spikes Asia 2010, visit www.spikes.asia.


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