2016 JURI

The following professionals participated on the juries of the 2016 Asia-Pacific Stevie® Awards.  Their average scores determined the Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners.  We thank them for their interest, time and insights.

COMPANY / MANAGEMENT / HUMAN RESOURCES JURY
 
CHAIR:
Kuldej Paul SinthawanarongKuldej Paul Sinthawanarong, Ph.D, Principal
JARKEN Group of Companies, Bangkok, Thailand
Kuldej Sinthawanarong is CEO of JARKEN group of companies, a multi-disciplinary design and professional business. Over the last fifteen years, Kuldej and his team have grown JARKEN into an international, multiple award-winning consultancy through his core competency in creativity and top-notch design expertise. JARKEN is now one of Thailand’s top architectural, interior design, and branding agencies. The firm aims to become the first ever design-driven organization to be listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand.
 
COMMITTEE:
Dr. Heena Sunil BulchandaniDr. Heena Sunil Bulchandani, Specialist, Training & Development
Dubai Electricity & Water Authority, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
 
Tsang Wing PhangTsang Wing Phang, Senior Assistant Director
State Courts Singapore, Singapore
Tsang Wing is an experienced business excellence assessor, and has been active in the business excellence scene in Singapore since 2008. He serves as a lead business excellence assessor in Singapore, and has conducted numerous on-site assessments that covers all industries, public and private sector. Tsang Wing is also passionate about various OE tools and practices.
 
Richa RamolaRicha Ramola, Vice President, Human Resources
Radius Global Solutions, Mumbai, India
Richa is currently the Vice President HR for Radius Global Solutions' India site. Prior to this role she has 19 years of experience across well known organizations like ITC Hotels, SITEL and IBM. She has an experience across functions including Customer Service, Operations, Quality, Training and HR.
 
Sharon RuddSharon Rudd, National Leadership, Sales & CS Consultant
TNT Australia, Mascot, New South Wales, Australia
I am a passionate Learning / Organisational and Development expert with and extensive knowledge of instructional practices, including training needs analysis, course content, development of learning materials and the management of learning outcomes and metrics. I enjoy helping people and love what I do.
 
Stephen SharryStephen Sharry, Principal Consultant
Quantam Associates, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Stephen Sharry is a management consultant in Brisbane, Australia. He was the Brisbane City Director of all sporting and entertainment facilities, State Director of facility development and CEO of a Gold Coast Statutory Authority. He was CEO of the Brisbane Turf Club and the Raine & Horne Qld Realestate group.
 
Sherlock SheuDr. Sherlock Sheu, Researcher
Centre of Excellence for Scientific & Research Journalism. Taipei City, Taiwan
I would like to say life is an art. I tried hard to get the highest achievement in academic. Learning so many important concepts about international negotiations, operations management, human resource management, managerial accounting, strategic management, corporate finance, executive leadership, statistical methods, strategic global marketing, and dissertation. But this is a never-ending way to flourish my life. I will apply my expertise to my work to the full of my ability, and make use of all resource and knowledge to company during education and working.
 
Tony Silitonga, Board of Trustees
Indonesian Institute for Corporate Directorship, Jakarta, Indonesia

 
CREATIVE JURY
 
CHAIR:
Margaret ManningMargaret Manning, Chairman
Adelphi Digital Consulting Group, Singapore
Margaret Manning is the CEO and Founder of Adelphi Digital, a U.K. digital consulting company trading mostly in Asia Pacific. It was set up through an MBI of the Singapore and Australia offices of Reading Room, one of the UK’s largest digital agencies.  The company now has offices in Australia, Thailand, and Singapore and works with clients from the USA, the Middle East, and across the Asia Pacific region. Clients range from large multinationals such as Fuji Xerox and BHP Billiton to boutique brands such as Banyan Tree and Anantara.
 
COMMITTEE:
Benj ArriolaBenj Arriola, Technical SEO Director
The Control Group, San Diego, California, USA
Benj Arriola is one of the leading experts on Search Engine Optimization (SEO) where he has train and grown online marketing teams in companies and agencies working on award-winning campaigns. He has won international digital marketing competitions and speaks at major internet marketing conferences in the US and Asia Pacific.
 
Stephen GillStephen Gill, President
Stephen Gill Associates, Bang Kruai, Nonthaburi, Thailand
Stephen Gill is an experienced, award-winning international business development consultant and company director with a strong engineering background, having gained much of his experience at senior management or board level.  His active involvement in Asia began more than a decade ago when he was brought in to turn around a struggling joint-venture company in Shanghai.  He has experienced at first-hand the highs and lows of doing business in China and, more recently, in Southeast Asia and Asia Pacific.  Stephen now spreads his time equally between Asia Pacific and Europe, with bases in Bangkok, and Nottingham, UK. 
 
Noemi Lardizabal-Dado, Social Media Practitioner
Prep2Prime Digital, Pasig City, Philippines
 
Kim MorganKim Morgan, Managing Director
Maroochy River Resort, Cotton Tree, Queensland, Australia
Change Leader, Thought Provoker, Awards Educator
 
Jessica PuchalaJessica Puchala, Communications Manager
GED Testing Service, Washington D.C., USA
Puchala is an award winning social media strategist with 17 years of professional communications experience. She has worked in various industries including television news, crisis management and state government.

Richa RamolaRicha Ramola, Vice President, Human Resources
Radius Global Solutions, Mumbai, India
Richa is currently the Vice President HR for Radius Global Solutions' India site. Prior to this role she has 19 years of experience across well known organizations like ITC Hotels, SITEL and IBM. She has an experience across functions including Customer Service, Operations, Quality, Training and HR.
 
Richard StewartRichard Stewart, Business Director, Greater China
VOK DAMS China, Beijing, China
Richard is the Business Director, Greater China of VOK DAMS China, an agency that specializes in live marketing. Based in Beijing, he is a 12-year veteran of the events industry in China. Richard is originally from the U.S., where he spent 10 years in management roles for large enterprises such as Siemens AG and Rite Aid Corporation. He has an MBA from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA.
 
Charles White, Principal Administrator, International relations officer (retired)
European Commission, Brussels, Belgium
 
 
PUBLIC RELATIONS JURY
 
CHAIR:
Jimmy LamJimmy Lam, Group Chief Creative Officer
LEO Digital Network, Shanghai, China

In January 2016, Jimmy joined the LEO Digital Network as Group Chief Creative Officer. He also started Jimmy+Amber Communications, a hot shop creating media-neutral ideas integrated with technology to provide creative business solutions to brands and products, as a member company of the group.
   From 2012 to 2015, Jimmy was Vice Chairman and Chief Creative Officer for DDB China Group, where he took the group's acclaimed creative achievements to an even higher level. In the same year, Jimmy was honored at the China Communications Leadership Forum as one of the 20 most influential marketing communications leaders, for his contribution in setting high creative standard as well as nurturing young talent for the industry.  In 2014, Jimmy was honored by the China 4As as Ad Person of the Year. In 2015, Jimmy was a Direct Lions jury member at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity, and was Jury President of Brand Content & Entertainment and Sports Marketing for the 2015 Cristal International Awards.

COMMITTEE;
Luis Francisco Bello, President
The Golden Horizon Consultancy Group Inc., Manila, the Philippines
 
Mariko Fujimoto, Management Planning Director
Hakuhodo, Tokyo, Japan
 
Ty KimTy Kim, Head of Global Creative Strategy Team
InnoceanWorldwide, Seoul, Korea
Ty joined INNOCEAN Worldwide in August 2009, and has since become the Head of Global Creative Strategy Team, directly responsible to the GCCO Jeremy Craigen.
During her 7 years career in INNOCEAN, has also accomplished some feats in global projects such as recruiting Bob Isherwood as a Creative Advisor (November 2013), and Jeremy Craigen as a Global CCO (August 2015).  Before Ty joined INNOCEAN, she built successful career as a business consultant at multi-international business consulting firms such as Bain & Company, Deloitte Consulting, HCG.
 
Lynn Kwek, Director
Trakomatic, Singapore
 
Kim MorganKim Morgan, Managing Director
Maroochy River Resort, Cotton Tree, Queensland, Australia
Change Leader, Thought Provoker, Awards Educator
 
Leticia PadillaLeticia Padilla, Corporate Recognition and Citizenship
Concentrix, Fremont, California, USA
A seasoned communications and corporate citizenship executive, Leticia's diverse and eclectic background encompasses PR, marketing, sales, government relations and talent acquisition, to name a few. Her background includes over 20 years of professional experience driving strategy, evangelizing brands and managing global teams at both incubating startups as well as multinational corporations.

Chloe ReuterChloe Reuter, Founder & CEO
Reuter Communications, Shanghai, China
Chloe founded Reuter Communications in January 2010 with a clear objective to build a world class communications agency in China focusing on premium lifestyle clients. Today the agency represents some of the world's most prestigious brands including Ralph Lauren, Aman, Swarovski, Harrods. Sotheby's, Delvaux and Roger Vivier.
 
Angela TanAngela Tan, Senior Manager, Communications & Partnerships
ASEAN CSR Network, Singapore
Angela is a seasoned communications professional who has experience in corporate and marketing communications, internal communications, CSR, reputation management and digital media. She is a creative thinker and has created and managed integrated and innovative communications campaigns for companies and clients from Europe, Russia, the US and Asia Pacific. A strategic, highly motivated and proactive professional, Angela has a wide range of experience in financial services, technology, financial technology, real estate, energy and resources industries.

 

NEW PRODUCT/INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY JURY
 
Danny MaherCHAIR:
Danny Maher, Chairman and CEO
Opmantek, Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia

Danny Maher is the CEO of Opmantek, a multi award-winning Australian Software Company operating in the field of Infrastructure Management and IT Audit. Danny is an industry-recognized, professional commercializer of innovation with over 25 years experience in the IT industry in technical, sales and marketing, management, and executive roles.  
   Opmantek products are used by over 90,000 organizations across 130 countries worldwide. With a new software implementation occurring every 6 minutes, Opmantek is one of the fastest growing enterprise software companies in the world. Opmantek was named Australian ICT Exporter of the year in 2014 and has been the Queensland ICT exporter of the year for the past 2 years. Danny won the Gold Stevie for Australian Executive of the Year in the 2015 Asia Pacific Stevie awards.

COMMITTEE:
Jennifer McQueenJennifer McQueen, Managing Partner
Ausnindo Consulting Group, Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia
Previously with the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade), in export education, market research, development and expansion for literally hundreds of clients across many industries and international destinations, now in the private sector, Jennifer McQueen is Managing Partner for the Ausnindo Consulting Group, Australia’s longest established privately owned International Business Consultancy.
 
Taufik Aldila ArmaputraTaufik Aldila Armaputra, Management Analysis & Report Superintendent
PT Petrokimia Gresik, East Java Province, Indonesia
Taufik A. Armaputra holds a Master of Commerce (M.Com) degree from the University of Queensland, Australia. Currently working for PT Petrokimia Gresik in East Java, Indonesia for more than a decade, his expertise made the company's Annual Report ranked #1 in the world by the League of American Communications Professionals.
 
Graeme Drummond, TEC Chair
The Executive Connection, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
 
Shadiya Mohamed Baqutayan, Senior Lecturer
Perdana School of Science, Technology and Innovation Policy, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
 
CUSTOMER SERVICE JURY
 
CHAIR:
Stephen GillStephen Gill, President
Stephen Gill Associates, Bang Kruai, Nonthaburi, Thailand
Stephen Gill is an experienced, award-winning international business development consultant and company director with a strong engineering background, having gained much of his experience at senior management or board level.  His active involvement in Asia began more than a decade ago when he was brought in to turn around a struggling joint-venture company in Shanghai.  He has experienced at first-hand the highs and lows of doing business in China and, more recently, in Southeast Asia and Asia Pacific.  Stephen now spreads his time equally between Asia Pacific and Europe, with bases in Bangkok, and Nottingham, UK. 
 
COMMITTEE:
Mwaffaq Alziadat
Dubai Municipality, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
 
Wang FangqingWang Fangqing, Freelance Business Reporter
Shanghai, China
Wang Fangqing (Frances) is a freelance reporter based in Shanghai,China. She covers different industries for a variety of English language trade media, including The Pharma Letter, Lube Report Asia and Just-style.She also works with the Danish wall treatment company Flugger as a consultant for online PR and marketing in China.
 
Shridhar JoshiShridhar P Joshi, Consultant Advisor
TATA Motors, Pune, India
Mechanical Engineer, 42 years Industrial Experience with Tata Motors Largest Automobile Company in India. Exposure to manufacturing, quality and service sectors and superannuated as Vice President of the company. Chairman of Metrology Committee India. Management Representative TS16949 Quality Systems. Recipient of many excellence Awards Stevie Awards USA, ICCSO Australia, Indian Express, IOD Delhi.
 
Craig MakinCraig Makin, Director, Service Delivery
Oracle, Australia
Craig is a Service Delivery professional specialising in the Technology Sector with over 30 years international experience, holds a Bachelor of Business degree is LEAN Sigma and PRINCE2 certified. He has been recognised with Regional and Global Service Excellence awards for his passion and continuous focus on customer service outcomes and improvement.

Richa RamolaRicha Ramola, Vice President, Human Resources
Radius Global Solutions, Mumbai, India
Richa is currently the Vice President HR for Radius Global Solutions' India site. Prior to this role she has 19 years of experience across well known organizations like ITC Hotels, SITEL and IBM. She has an experience across functions including Customer Service, Operations, Quality, Training and HR.
 
Kevin RiveraKevin Rivera, Supervisor
DHL Express, Costa Rica
I currently lead a team of 11 advisors working on all Remote Bookings (pickups) in the United States for DHL Express. Our office is physically located in Costa Rica. I lived in the United States from age 3 - 15 and have been back in Costa Rica since then.
 
Brian Arthur TalladorBrian Arthur Tallador, English Teacher & Trainer
Damrongratsongkroh School, Amphoe Mueng, Chiang Rai, Thailand
Brian Arthur is a professional in the field of Education / Teaching English as a Foreign Language. Prior to teaching, he was a Marketing Executive, Station Manager, Events Manager, and Customer Service Representative in the Philippines and Singapore.
 
 
JAPANESE-LANGUAGE JURY
 
CHAIR:
Hideki SaitoHideki Saito, Director
Contemporary-Tech Inc., Tokyo, Japan
Hideki Saito is a director at Contemporary-Tech Inc. Working exclusively in temporary staffing since 1970, he has become one of the most experienced individuals in the industry in Japan. His approach to matching both skills and personality in order to improve staff retention and work enjoyment has been a welcome contribution to society.
齋藤秀樹は、株)コンテンポラリーテック社長で、1970年代から人材派遣一筋に歩んできた業界の生き字引的存在。人と会社を単にスキルから結び付けるのではなく、相性(あいしょう)面からもマッチングを提案し、気持ちよく働ける場所を提供することで社会に貢献している。

COMMITTEE:
Hiroshi KadonoHiroshi Kadono, Representative Partner
Iris Gyoseishoshi Lawyer Corporation, Osaka, Japan     
Founded in 1995, Primetime offers training and courses in Timing Management method, developed by founder Atsuko Sakamoto.
 
Junichi Maehara, Senior Advisor
KAY Corp.,Osaka, Japan
 
Kiko Matsuda, President
West Plan Ltd., Osaka, Japan
 
Shunsuke Mizoe, President
ZOE Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
 
Yumi Omoto, President
Cosmo Music Ltd., Osaka, Japan
 
Atsuko Sakamoto, Representative Director
Prime Time, Inc., Tokyo, Japan
 
 
CHINESE-LANGUAGE JURY
 
CHAIR:
Richard HuDr. Richard Huzhaoyang, Senior Editor
China Advertising, Shanghai, China
Dr. Richard Huzhaoyang is a Senior Editor at China Advertising. With more than 18 years experience working in telecom engineering, media, and marketing, Richard has run projects for Volkswagen, Coca-Cola, and Dutch Satellite TV, and has more than 2,000 apps published on the CMAC platform.  During the Beijing Olympics, Richard contributed to programming for CCTV and Dutch National TV. He continues to work for Korea KBS and MOT, and carries out research for the video industry through the Global Communication Research Institute. Richard has a Ph.D. from Jiaotong University in Shanghai.

胡朝阳:
通信、媒体、营销专家;
上海交通大学博士;
全球传播研究院研究员;
中国广告高级编审;
博士师从全球顶级传播营销大师美国南卡罗莱纳大学广告与公共关系系主任R.W.教授,业始于跨国公司WPP,强于项目运作,有全球资源和运作视野,曾完成“上海大众代理评估”、“华中车展策划执行”、“荷兰国家电视台奥运节目策划”、“台湾南宝品牌策划”、“可口可乐世博宣传推广策划”、“家在苏州整体策划”、“法制公园”、”江苏园艺博览会”、影视节目策划等一系列重大项目,富有责任心和开拓精神,精通英语,有很强的策划、管理和组织能力,曾访问过二十多个国家,有开阔的国际视野,熟悉本土化操作,有极强市场开拓能力和沟通能力,在业界有超强的人脉关系,参与国家重大项目多项,成果丰硕。

COMMITTEE:
Wang Fangqing, Freelance Business Reporter
Shanghai, China
 
Tsang Wing PhangTsang Wing Phang, Senior Assistant Director
State Courts Singapore, Singapore
Tsang Wing is an experienced business excellence assessor, and has been active in the business excellence scene in Singapore since 2008. He serves as a lead business excellence assessor in Singapore, and has conducted numerous on-site assessments that covers all industries, public and private sector. Tsang Wing is also passionate about various OE tools and practices.
 
Sherlock SheuDr. Sherlock Sheu, Researcher
Centre of Excellence for Scientific & Research Journalism. Taipei City, Taiwan
I would like to say life is an art. I tried hard to get the highest achievement in academic. Learning so many important concepts about international negotiations, operations management, human resource management, managerial accounting, strategic management, corporate finance, executive leadership, statistical methods, strategic global marketing, and dissertation. But this is a never-ending way to flourish my life. I will apply my expertise to my work to the full of my ability, and make use of all resource and knowledge to company during education and working.
 
Richard StewartRichard Stewart, Business Director, Greater China
VOK DAMS China, Beijing, China
Richard is the Business Director, Greater China of VOK DAMS China, an agency that specializes in live marketing. Based in Beijing, he is a 12-year veteran of the events industry in China. Richard is originally from the U.S., where he spent 10 years in management roles for large enterprises such as Siemens AG and Rite Aid Corporation. He has an MBA from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA.
 
 
KOREAN-LANGUAGE JURY
 
CHAIR:
Beom Seok SeoBeom Seok Seo, Professor, Dept. Advertising & PR
Se-Myung University, Seoul, Korea
Beom-Seok Seo has been Professor of Advertising & PR at Se-Myung University since 1995, and began his academic career as a Lecturer in Advertising & PR at Chung-Ang and Kyung-Hee Universities in 1985.
   In addition to being Chair of the Korean Judging Committee in the 2016 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, Seo has also been Chief Judge for the Best Product of the Year Awards for the Kyungin Daily for the past 9 years; and for the Maeil Advertising Awards, run by the Maeil Economic Daily, for the past 12 years.  He has been a member of several academic and professional boards and committees, and has published numerous books on advertising, including most recently “The History of Korea Advertising” in 2015.

COMMITTEE:
Seog Bong BaeSeog Bong Bae, Representative
The Stevie Awards Korea, Seoul, Korea
건국대 재학시 학생기자로 활동했으며 몇 편의 소설을 썼음. 1985년 동화약품을 시작으로 금강기획, 아시아자동차, 팝사인편집장 등을 역임했으며 아직 광고로 밥을 먹고 있음. 스티비어워즈를 포함, 뉴욕페스티벌, 클리오어워즈, 런던국제광고제, 모스크바국제광고제, ADC, YDA 등의 한국대표로 활동하고 있음
 
Jin Mu ChoJin Mu Cho, Vice president
Korea Business Communicators Association, Seoul, Korea
 

Sang Soo ChongSang Soo Chong, Professor, Dept. Advertising & Public Relations
Cheongju University, Seoul, Korea
Work:
1996-2008 Ogilvy & Mather Korea (Executive Creative Director/ VP); 1993-1996 SYD Prods.; 1992-1993 LINTAS Korea; 1987-1992 Oricom
Judging: New York Festivals, Ad Stars, AME, The One Show etc.

 
Sangpil HanSang Pil Han, Dean, College of Communications and Social Science
Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea
저는 한양대학교 광고홍보학과 교수입니다. 마케팅전략, 국제광고, 광고매체와 관련된 연구를 하고 있습니다
 
Young Il Hong, Professor, Dept. Visual Information Design
Nam Seoul University, Seoul, Korea
 
Hung Ki KimHung Ki Kim, President
Korea Business Communicators Association, Seoul, Korea
Cheongju Univ. Professor
Sookmyung Women's Univ. Professor
London International Awards Korea Representative
The Stevie Awards Korea Representative
 
Ji Hyun KwakJi Hyun Kwak, CEO
Communication on, Seoul, Korea
 

Myung Joo LeeMyung Joo Lee, PR team leader
Samyang Holdings, Seoul, Korea     
저는 삼양그룹 홍보팀에서 근무하고 있습니다. 회사의 좋은 이미지를 외부에 잘 알려 회사 브랜드 가치를 높이는 일입니다. 언론과 사내 임직원과의 커뮤니케이션을 하고, 광고를 통해 회를 외부 고객에게 알립니다. 이를 통해 회사 인지도를 높여 우리사 제품을 많은 사람들이 구매토록 유도하는 일입니다.
 
Jong Sun ParkJong Sun Park, CEO
BRCom, Seoul, Korea
1960년 충남 공주에서 출생했으며, 대한생명, 조선맥주를 거쳐서 종합광고회사(주)코래드 매체에서 15년간 근무를 했고 2005년 현재의 피알대행사 비알컴 창업, 오늘에 이름

 
INDONESIAN-LANGUAGE JURY
 
Taufik Aldila ArmaputraTaufik Aldila Armaputra, Management Analysis & Report Superintendent
PT Petrokimia Gresik, East Java Province, Indonesia
Taufik A. Armaputra holds a Master of Commerce (M.Com) degree from the University of Queensland, Australia. Currently working for PT Petrokimia Gresik in East Java, Indonesia for more than a decade, his expertise made the company's Annual Report ranked #1 in the world by the League of American Communications Professionals.
 
Tony Silitonga, Board of Trustees
Indonesian Institute for Corporate Directorship, Jakarta, Indonesia