PHD’s leading ladies across APAC have been recognised in the shortlist for Campaign’s first “Women Leading Change Awards”. The shortlist includes 57 women from 15 countries, with PHD talent being shortlisted 7 times across 3 different categories.

Celebrating the successes of women, Campaign’s “Women Leading Change Awards” champion the changemakers, leaders and achievers in the media and marketing industry.

The categories and shortlists are as follows:

An exceptional woman leader who has a proven ability to turn her visions into reality. She has demonstrated the highest level of performance over the last 12 months, exhibited strong business acumen and possesses a sphere of influence outside and within her organisation.
Susan Tsui, CEO, PHD APAC

Business Leader
Women who have not only achieved growth for their businesses but also demonstrated strategic direction over the past 12 months, through a honed business acumen and strong industry networks.
Susan Tsui, CEO, PHD APAC

Rising Star
Young women, under 30 years of age, who have set themselves apart from their peers, have shown early success in their field, and who will maximise their full potential to be the next generation of women leaders in the industry.
Beth Hill, Programmatic Planning Director, PHD Singapore
Smita Salgaonkar, General Manager, Programmatic, PHD India
Rushina Vakharia, Group Head, Digital Planning, PHD India

Technology Leader
Outstanding women who have worked to ignite positive change through the introduction of new technology to the industry.
Smita Salgaonkar, General Manager, Programmatic, PHD India
Shevaita Handoo, General Manger, Mobility and Innovation, PHD India

The awards will be presented at the Campaign360 Charity Dinner in aid of Mother’s Choice on 22 March.

You can view the full shortlist here.