Executives from NTUC Income and a broad regional spread of agencies have joined the judging panel for the 2019 WARC Prize for Asian Strategy, a search for the best strategic ideas from Asia’s marketing industry.

From the client side, Marcus Chew, Chief Marketing Officer at NTUC Income, joins David Porter, Vice President Media, Unilever AAR and panel chair Freddie Covington, Senior Vice President, Head of Marketing and Cross Border, Asia Pacific at Visa.

From the agency side, new judges include Shahvez Afridi, Global Strategy Director on Unilever at MullenLowe Singapore; Sajju Ambat, CSO at Wunderman Thompson, Vietnam; Neeraj Bassi, CSO and Managing Partner at Publicis Worldwide, India; Monica Bhatia, Senior Vice President, Client Partner, APAC at Essence; Eileen Borromeo, Head of Marketing, South East Asia at Payoneer; Joseph Fan, Chief Strategy Officer at Ogilvy Beijing; Andreas Moellmann, Chief Experience Officer APAC at Geometry Global Japan; and Johanan Sen, Chief Strategy Officer at One Singapore, Dentsu Aegis Network.

Full biographies of the judges are available on the Prize website.

The case study competition showcases Asia’s smartest marketing thinking, highlighting breakthrough ideas from across the region. Now in its ninth year, the Prize remains free to enter and is open to clients and agencies in any marketing discipline.

The winners of the top award-winning papers share a $10,000 prize fund, split between the Grand Prix and five Special Awards. (See the full details and entry form on the Prize website).

The winning case studies will be published in the Asian Strategy Report, which will include an analysis of the region’s smartest thinking uncovering strategic trends and themes. The findings included in the report will be revealed at an event in Singapore later in the year.

The deadline for entries is 10 July 2019.

Sourced from WARC