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Goafest jury announced

BS Reporter  |  Mumbai 

The jury for Abby at 2008, to be held from April 3 to April 5, was announced today.

The jury includes:

Piyush Pandey, executive chairman & national creative director, Indian and South Asia, O&M - Television category

Ramesh Iyengar, managing director, Select Direct - Direct category

Bobby Pawar, national creative director, Mudra - Interactive awards category

K.V. Sridhar NCD, Leo Burnett - Radio category

Alok Nanda, director, Alok Nanda Communications - Outdoor category

Agnello Dias, NCD, JWT - Integrated advertising category

Abhinay Deo, Ramesh Deo productions - Film category; and

Ravi Deshpande, Chief Creative Officer, Contract - Print advertising

Jagdip Bakshi, chairman, 2008, said: "In keeping with the tradition of Goafest, this year too the judging process will be completely fair and transparent. It will be monitored by Ernst and Young, and the whole process will be recorded on camera. In addition, there will be no more than one person from each agency on any jury including the chairman."

Madhukar Kamath, chairman, Advertising Agencies Association of India, said: "We are delighted with the overwhelming response from the industry with over 3,800 entries for the creative awards. This year, with the entire fraternity coming together, we have some of the key players from our industry on the juries, and are confident that Abby at will benefit from their collective experience."

First Published: Tue, March 18 2008. 00:20 IST