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Y&R NZ ECD Tom Paine to Represent New Zealand on AdStars 2017 Jury

AdStars Festival held 21st - 23rd August.

Y&R NZ ECD Tom Paine to Represent New Zealand on AdStars 2017 Jury

AdStars will welcome over 30 judges representing 20 countries, who will fly to Busan, South Korea in August to judge the 2017 AdStars Awards.

Y&R New Zealand executive creative director Tom Paine (pictured) will represent New Zealand on the AdStars 2017 jury.

This year's judges are:

China
Jody Xiong, Founder & Chief Creative Officer at The Nine
Steven Marolho, General Manager at Moving Picture Company
Yi Shen, Chairman at WMTAD Advertising Group
Krystie Koh, Managing Partner, Operation & Production Director at TSLA China (The Secret Little Agency China)
Yuxin Cao, Baidu Search Company Marketing Department Business Ecosystem Deputy Manager at Baidu
Yan (Cindy) Chen, Partner & Chief Strategy Officer at Focus Media Group

Hong Kong
Esther Wong, Executive Creative Director at TBWA Hong Kong       

Taiwan
I-Fei Chang, Chief Creative Officer at J. Walter Thompson in Taiwan             

Japan
Peter Grasse, Executive Producer at Dictionary Films Tokyo
Masashi Ariizumi, Creative Director & Senior Communication Director at ADK Tokyo
Morihiro Harano, Creative Director & Founder at Mori Inc

Malaysia
Rajay Singh, Film Director & Co-Founder at Directors Think Tank Malaysia & Singapore                              

Thailand 
Suthisak Sucharittanonta, Chairman & Chief Creative Officer at BBDO Bangkok (Executive Judge)

South Korea
Wain Choi, Chief Creative Officer at Cheil Worldwide (Executive Judge)
Soo-Jin Kim, Creative Director at Daehong Communications
Kiyoung Kim, Executive Creative Director at Innocean Worldwide
Julie Kang, CEO & Managing Partner at Serviceplan Korea
Seowon Park, Chief Creative Officer at ORICOM

Australia
Adrian Bosich, Managing Partner at AIRBAG     

New Zealand
Tom Paine, Executive Creative Director at Y&R New Zealand

United States
Anselmo Ramos, Chief Creative Officer & Founder at DAVID the Agency (Executive Judge)
Eric Springer, Executive Creative Director at Innocean Worldwide

Canada
Helen Pak, Chief Creative Officer at Grey Group Canada (Executive Judge)

Argentina
Maximiliano Maddalena, Vice President & Executive Creative Director South Latin at Ogilvy & Mather

Austria
Marco Antonio Do Nascimento, Creative Director at Demner, Merlicek & Bergmann   in Austria

Czech Republic
Pavel Fuksa, Head of Design at Pavel Fuksa Design

Germany
Doerte Spengler-Ahrens, Managing Director Creation at Jung von Matt/SAGA GmbH

Belgium                                       
Rindert Dalstra, Digital Strategic Director at TBWA

United Kingdom
Adrian Botan, Global Executive Creative Director, McCann Worldgroup
Matthew Leem, Business Director at Ogilvy & Mather

South Africa
Liam Wielopolski, Chief Creative Officer at DDB South Africa