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Judging

NZ Marketing Awards

Each year a selection of elite CEOs and senior marketers are secured to decide who will walk home victorious with a TVNZ-NZ Marketing Award.

This year’s judging panel will be looking for brand and marketing initiatives and projects that are clear examples of marketing leadership and success.

Judging for all 15 Sector Awards, 13 Excellence Awards and the 3 Individual Awards will take place over two rounds.

2021 Judges will be announced in due course.

2020 Judges

Convenor of Judges

Michael Friedberg, Chief Growth Officer, MEGA The Privacy Company.

Round 1 Judges

Aaron Dawson, General Manager Customer, TVNZ
Alan Hard, Managing Director, Marketing Impact
Allison Yorston, Senior Marketing Manager – Juice, Frucor Suntory
Andrea Amies, Product Manager, New Zealand Transport Agency
Andrew Pankhurst, Director, Brand and Marketing Strategy, The Syndicate Agency
Angela Best, Senior Marketing Manager, Equifax New Zealand Marketing Services
Angela Meyer, Director, Double Denim
Anna Calver, General Manager – Marketing and Communications, Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency
Annabel Lush, Business Manager, Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand
Annemarie Browne, CMO, New Zealand Lotteries Commission
Ben Cochrane, Managing Director, The Business Marketing Group
Ben Stonyer, Marketing Manager, Phantom Billstickers
Carl Sarney, Planner, TRA
Carolyn Schofield, Marketing Communications & Programme Manager, Trustpower
Cassandra Powell, GM Marketing, Assurity Consulting
Chelsea Coe, Senior Account Manager, BRAND Spanking
Chris Chen, Senior Lecturer in Marketing, College of Business and Law, University of Canterbury
Chris Long, Creative Group Head, Rainger & Rolfe
Christina Mossaidis, Head of Marketing, Loyalty New Zealand
Clare Barker, Brand Manager, Auckland Tourism Events & Economic Development
Danielle Hamilton, Head of Marketing & Engagement, Neurological Foundation
Emily Hancox, Marketing Manager, NZME
Gabrielle Pritchard
Gordon White, Residential Market Manager, Winstone Wallboards (NZ)
Hamish Mitchell, Managing Partner, Jumping Fox Interactive
Hazel Rigler, Chief Commercial Director, Motive Group
Jarad O’Hara, INSIDERS Chief Business Partner, INSIDERS Agency
Jason Anderson, Brave Media
Justine Martins, Head of Agency Ingram Micro, Agency Ingram Micro
Kathy Compton, Marketing Team Lead, Health Promotion Agency (HPA)
Keith Meyrick, Group Managing Director, One Picture
Laura Knight, Marketing Manager, Coca-Cola Amatil NZ
Lew Bentley, Head of Strategy and Owner, Energi
Linda McConnell, NZ Marketing Engagement Lead, Intergen
Lisa Harrison, Marketing Manager, Energise
Maria Tyrrell, Managing Director, NeedScope International
Matt Rowe, Founder/Analyst, Uprise Inspired Digital Solutions
Melanie Spencer, Co-CEO, Socialites
Michael Pryor, General Manager, Bob’s Your Uncle
Michelle Cavander, Senior Marketing Manager, IAG New Zealand
Nathalie Moolenschot, Head of CX Strategy, Colenso BBDO
Nicki Shirley, Head of Marketing, Qrious
Nicola Airey, Brand Manager, MAS
Nigel Douglas, CEO, OMD New Zealand
Oliver Hill, Digital Experience and Marketing Manager, WSP Opus
Paula Parkes, Head of Strategic Planning & Operations – International Marketing, Adobe
Phill Sherring, Principal Adviser Marketing & Communications, Ministry for Primary Industries
Rachel O’Connor, Head of Brand and Marketing, Palmerston North City Council
Renee Milkop-Kerr, General Manager – Customer and Marketing, IAG New Zealand
Robin McDonnell, Managing Partner, Phantom Billstickers
Sharon Moffatt, Head of Marketing Services, ASB Bank
Sonia McConnachie, Director, Commando
Sophie Rabe, Senior Manager Marketing & Communications, Deloitte (Auckland)
Struan Abernethy, Chief Executive Officer, Reach Media NZ
Tania Rowland, Founder & ReInvention Strategist, Divergent ConsultingVanessa Taylor, Head of Marketing, Realestate.co.nz

Round 2 Judges

Adrienne Bonell, Programme Partnership Manager, Innovation, SKYCITY Entertainment Group
Aisha Daji Punga, Chief Executive, Starship Foundation
Alan Hard, Managing Director, Marketing Impact
Alison Murray, Communications Director, AMG Group
Alison Wheatley-Mahon, Head of Fundraising & Marketing, Heart Foundation
Alysha Delaney, Managing Partner, MBMAndrew Lewis, Managing Director, TRA
Angela Broad, Head of Marketing & Design NZ, Coca-Cola Amatil NZ
Anna Gestro, General Manager – Marketing, Communications and Digital, New Zealand Cricket
Ben Cochrane, Managing Director, The Business Marketing Group
David McCallen, Head of Strategy, OMD New Zealand
David Thomason, Brand Planner and Advertising Strategist
Desiree Keown, Group Marketing Manager, NZ Panels Group
Diane Hannay, Head of Marketing & Digital, ActionStep
Dominic Quin, Group General Manager of Marketing and Customer Experience, Foodstuffs New Zealand
Duncan Tait, Lead Marketing Information Analyst, Loyalty New Zealand
Graeme Meyer, Strategic Marketing & Project Management Consultant, Bapcor NZ
Hayden Baker, One Picture
Henri Eliot, Founder and Chief Executive, Board Dynamics
Jacqui Bridges, Manager Communications and Engagement, Te Tai Ōhanga – The Treasury
Jarad O’Hara, INSIDERS Chief Business Partner, INSIDERS Agency
Jo Mitchell, Director of Marketing, McDonalds Restaurants (NZ)
Julie Garlick, General Manager – Marketing, Metlifecare
Justin Flitter, Chief Marketing Officer, Flitter Marketing
Kim Rousell, Head of Marketing Services, Loyalty New Zealand
Lew Bentley, Head of Strategy and Owner, Energi
Linda Leydon, Head of Sales & Marketing, Merck Sharp & Dohme (NZ)
Matthew Pickering, Head of Retail and Business Marketing, ANZ
Michael Pryor, General Manager, Bob’s Your Uncle
Michal Petrus, Priority Sector Senior Marketing Manager, PwC
Michelle Cavander, Senior Marketing Manager, IAG New Zealand
Mike Cunnington, Deputy Commissioner, Information, Intelligence and Communications, Inland Revenue
Mike Larmer, Founder/Director, Chemistry
Nicki Shirley, Head of Marketing, Qrious
Nigel Douglas, CEO, OMD New Zealand
Rachel O’Connor, Head of Brand and Marketing, Palmerston North City Council
Richard Stevens, Business Broker, ABC Business Sales
Robin McDonnell, Managing Partner, Phantom Billstickers
Rosina Webb, Managing Director, Energise
Sarah Sandoval, GM Consumer Marketing & Brand, New Zealand Post
Sean McCready, Managing Partner, MBM
Steve Main, GM, Principals Branding
Susan Young, Joint Creative Director, Chemistry
Vivian Bryant, Director, BRAND Spanking
Wendy Rayner, General Manager Marketing, Coca-Cola Amatil NZ


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