Holmes Report 13 Jul 2014 // 3:47PM GMT
BEIJING—Clients from leading corporations such as Cisco, Facebook, Lenovo, Microsoft, Nando’s, SAP, Vedanta, and Volkswagen are among the judges for this year’s Asia-Pacific SABRE Awards competition, which is now accepting entries.
Client-side judges include Catherine Peng, PR and communications, Volkswagen China; Charlene Chian, communications (Asia Pacific), Facebook; Claudia Cortes, vp of corporate affairs, SAP; Jude Leon, PR manager for Nando’s Australia; and Roma Balwani, executive vice president of communications, Vedanta Group. They join previously announced jury members Andrew Pickup, chief marketing and operations officer, Microsoft; Beate Bieniek, director corporate communications, Cisco; Rod Strother, director, digital and social center of excellence, Lenovo.
New agency-side jurors include Marion McDonald, managing director of strategy and measurement, Ogilvy Public Relations; Peng Yue, senior vice president brand practice, Ketchum; Shuri Fukunaga, market leader Japan, Burson-Marsteller; Tadashi Inokuchi, executive director of communication design division, Dentsu PR; and Xavier Prabhu, founder and CEO, PR Hub.
Additional judges will be announced over the next week.
The early deadline for entries is Thursday July 31, although late entries will be accepted until Monday August 11. The awards will be presented at a gala event in Beijing on September 18, 2014.
Entry forms here.