LONDON: Senior executives from VISA, Vizeum China, Jack Morton Worldwide and Livity have joined the judging panel for the Warc Innovation Awards 2017, which is being chaired by Dana Anderson, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of global snacks company Mondelez International.

Andrew Lambert, the Singapore-based Vice President for Brand, Product and Sponsorship Marketing, at financial services brand Visa will be judging the awards, alongside Bruce Henderson, Chief Creative Officer at Jack Morton Worldwide in New York.

Nurcin Erdogan Loeffler, Head of Strategy & Innovation at Dentsu-owned media agency Vizeum China, and Felix Morgan, Senior Planner and Innovation Lead, at Livity, a London-based youth marketing agency, are also joining the panel which includes innovation experts from IBM, State Farm, Anomaly, McCann New York and 360i.

Full details of all the judges can be read on the Innovation Awards website.

The Awards, which recognise innovative thinking from around the world that delivers tangible results, are currently open for entries – full entry details are available here. The Awards are free to enter and open to any country and any communications discipline. There is a $10,000 prize fund for the winning papers. The entry deadline is 12 January 2017.

The last iteration of the Warc Innovation Awards was won by Between Us, a campaign for Vodafone Turkey which addressed the issue of domestic violence, and which the judges described as "clever, powerful and true innovation".

Data sourced from Warc