The jury panel for the 2019 APAC Effie Awards will be joined by Mark Bowling, Chief Strategy Officer, PHD China; Simon Bird, Group Strategy Director, PHD New Zealand; and Ronnie Thomas, Head of Strategy and Planning, PHD Singapore.

Bowling said of his participation: “Each time that I’m asked to help judge the Effies I am blown away by the insight and creativity on display, and reminded why I was inspired to become a planner all those years ago!”

Thomas said: “Finding solutions to business problems through ideas and creativity takes a lot of people doing amazing things together and hitting all the right notes. The APAC Effie rewards the work and the people who absolutely nailed it, and I’m thrilled to be part of the 2019 jury!”

Organised by the Confederation of Asian Advertising Agency Associations (CAAAA) and Tenasia Group, the Asia Pacific Effie Awards honours the region’s most outstanding marketing communication works that have proven results in meeting strategic objectives.

APAC Effie aims to champion practices of marketing effectiveness excellence in the Asia Pacific region, and provides the growing industry with a regional platform where the best campaigns are celebrated.

The award now celebrates effectiveness worldwide with the Global Effie, the APAC Effie, the Euro Effie, the Middle East / North Africa Effie and North America Effie, and some 40 national Effie programs. Click here to find out more about Effie Worldwide.

Winners of the APAC Effie Awards will be celebrated at the Awards Gala in April 2019. For the full list of 2019 APAC judges, click here.