Asia Pacific’s principal gathering of marketing, advertising, media and brand experts, has announced that Ajay Kaul, Executive Director, Global Brand Communications – Worldwide Marketing, Lenovo, will preside over the 2013 jury.
Joining Lenovo in 2006, Ajay manages Global Brand Communications and analytics hub of over 150 advertising and marketing communications professionals for over 50 countries. He also oversees the Lenovo global marcom strategic marketing services and analytics teams and is responsible for managing the Ogilvy advertising unit, which serves Lenovo’s global brand communications and advertising needs. Prior to relocating to Bangalore, Ajay was based out of Lenovo’s global headquarters in Morrisville, North Carolina USA, where he managed Lenovo’s Global Direct Marketing and Business Intelligence Functions.
Commenting on his appointment as jury president, Ajay Kaul says, “It is an honour to serve as the jury chair for the 2013 Festival of Asian Marketing Effectiveness Awards. The FAME awards have become the most coveted marketing event in Asia Pacific that celebrates the achievements of the very best. I look forward to meeting some of the brightest marketing minds that have enabled world class campaigns.”
“We’re delighted that Ajay has accepted the position of jury president in such an exciting year. 2013 sees newly added accolades and categories and we are certain to see some inspiring and interesting work from across the Asia Pacific region. Ajay has a wealth of experience and skills which will stand him good stead to lead the jury and decide on the region’s best marketing effectiveness work,” Terry Savage, Chairman of Lions Festivals.
Anybody wishing to enter the awards or requiring further information should visit http://www.ame.asia. The deadline for submitting entries is 18 February 2013. The Festival takes place across 8 & 9 May, with the winners being announced at the Awards Ceremony on 9 May at the Pudong Shangri-La in Shanghai.