ADMA today revealed the 12 distinguished marketing and advertising leaders who will head up the judging panels for the third annual Australian Creativity and Effectiveness Awards (AC&E Awards).
“Our judging panel is a who’s who in the Australian advertising and marketing landscape and a testament to the esteem that the AC&E Awards are held in,” said Jodie Sangster, ADMA CEO.
“The calibre of our judges combined with the introduction this year of an external audit process for shortlisted finalists will ensure that the AC&E Awards remain the most prestigious in our industry.”
The chairs for the 2016 AC&E Awards are:
- Simon Lee, ECD & partner, The Hallway
Chair: Campaign – Customer
- Luke Brown, CEO & co-founder, Affinity
Chair: Campaign – Integrated
- Jennifer Vandekreeke, vice president Australia, Carnival Cruise Lines
Chair: Campaign – Integrated – Small Budget
- Mark Lollback, CEO, Group M
Chair: Campaign – Media
- Megan Brownlow, editor, Australian Entertainment & Media Outlook, PWC
Chair: Channel- Broadcast
- Matt Griffin, chief executive, Deepend Group
Chair: Channel – Digital
- Stuart Tucker, general manager – brand, sponsorship & marketing operations, Commonwealth Bank
Chair: Channel – Mobile
- Andrew Knott, CMO, NAB
- Nick Garrett, managing director, Clemenger Melbourne
Chair: Craft & Technique
- Karen Ganschow, head of customer relationship marketing & digital, Westpac
- Jason Juma-Ross, head of tech, entertainment, comms, Facebook
- Marta Debillis, VP of marketing APAC, Adobe
This year ADMA has introduced an external audit process for all shortlisted finalists in the awards.
The Audit committee will be chaired by Luke Brown CEO of tech-driven, CX and creative agency AFFINITY and will work to confirm that all shortlisted winning entries are entirely legitimate in order to eliminate the possibility of scam or tenuous ‘awards fodder’ entries to the AC&E Awards.