MANILA, MARCH 3, 2013 – Havas Media Ortega chairman and CEO Jos Ortega has flown to Singapore to take part in judging over 500 entries (117 campaigns) for the Festival of Media Asia Awards commencing today at the W Hotel.
“This is my first time to judge an international media competition. I will definitely be evaluating the entries from a fresh set of lenses,” said Ortega.
The winners of the Festival of Media Asia Awards will be announced at an Awards Gala Dinner Ceremony on the last day of the Festival, March 5. Leonardo O’Grady, Coca-Cola’s director for ASEAN integrated marketing communications, is the chair of the jury.
Ortega will also be an expert panelist a special Local Snapshots Showcase in the Festival of Media Asia Conference that will feature media trends and innovations from the Philippines, Thailand, Pakistan and India. Others in the panel include: Aly Mustansir, head of marketing and brand management, HBL; Wannee Ruttanaphon, chairman of IPG Mediabrands, Thailand; and Jasmin Sohrabji, managing director of OMD India. Havas Media Group Global managing director Dominique Delport will host the session.