Arun Sudhaman 14 Oct 2011 // 7:57AM GMT
Senior public relations and marketing professionals from some of Europe’s leading companies will be among the judges in the 2012 EMEA SABRE Awards competitions. Among the latest additions to the jury for this year’s awards competition: Nelleke Barning has been director of communications for diversified manufacturing company DSM in the Netherlands since 2008, responsible for building and maintaining the company's reputation, integrating public relations, public affairs, sponsorship, internal communications and branding. Prior to that, she was a senior communications manager and spokesperson within DSM's corporate communications department. Barning started her career as a communications professional for local governments. Josep Catllà is director of corporate relations and communication for Sanofi Iberia, responsible for communication, CSR, public affairs and government relations at regional level, and market access. He began his career working in the European Commission as consultant, returned to Spain as the director of communication at Forum de las Culturas Barcelona-2004, served as CEO for Weber Shandwick Brussels and later as CEO for Weber Shandwick Spain until 2010 when he took up his current position. Mattias Rådström is vice president global brand and marketing at Swedish appliance manufacturer Electrolux and also head of Electrolux PR studio. Earlier, he was director of media relations at Electrolux and before that an account director with Hill & Knowlton in Sweden.