Effie 2021: Meet the Jury

Get ready to meet this year’s Effie Jury!

The Romanian Effie Awards 2021 Jury gathers high-level marketing & communication specialists, with a full range of expertise: CEOs & Marketing Directors, Strategic Planners, Creative Directors & high-level management from advertising, digital & media agencies, researchers, representatives of the academic environment & marketing, and strategy consultants. Jury Chair Effie Awards 2021 is Neal Davies, ex-CEO Effie Worldwide & CEO BBDO Dublin

Here they are:

ADRIAN CHIUHAN – Brand & Communication Strategist // ADRIAN PĂSĂRICĂ – Head of Marketing, Orkla Foods Romania // ADRIAN PREDA – Creative Director, Friends\TBWA // ALEX BĂDILĂ – COO, Publicis Romania // ALEXANDRA CHIRICĂ – Strategy & Marketing Director, Fabryo Corporation // ALEXANDRA CRIVĂȚ – Head of Marketing & Communication, Metropolitan Life // ALEXANDRA DIMITRIU – Chief Media Officer, Publicis Groupe Romania // ALEXANDRA FOISOR – Premium Brands Director CEE | Molson Coors // ALEXANDRA MURRAY – Managing Director, Red Agency // ALEXANDRA OLTEANU – Managing Director, Initiative Media // ALEXANDRA ZBUCHEA – Associate professor PhD & Vice dean, Faculty of Management, SNSPA // ALIN STANCU – Professor, Faculty of Marketing, A.S.E Bucharest // ALINA BUZATU – Head of Strategy, VMLY & R Commerce // ALINA CRANGĂ – Group Brand Manager, Kandia Dulce // ALINA ROXANA GOLOPENȚA – Marketing Director, Kaufland România & Republica Moldova // ALINA STEPAN – Country Manager Romania & Cluster Head South-East Europe, Ipsos // ANA DOXAN – Business Executive Officer, Nespresso România // ANCA UNGUREANU –Identity & Communication Director, UniCredit Bank // ANDRA CONSTANTINESCU – Account Director & Creative Domain Lead, Kantar Romania // ANDREEA BOGDAN -Marketing Manager Bakery South Central Europe, Mondelez // ANDREEA CRĂCIUN – Sr. Marketing Manager, Samsung Europe // ANDREEA DINESCU – Deputy Managing Director, Initiative// ANDREEA DRĂGAN – Global Marketing Transformation Director, BAT // ANDREEA GHENOIU – Creative Director, Jazz // ANDREEA IRINCA – Strategy & Innovation Manager, Mindshare // ANDREI BĂLAN – Head of Strategy & Social Media, MRM // ANDREI BIJUTESCU – Regional Client Partner Tik Tok, HTTPOOL // ANDREI CÂNDA – Managing Partner, iSense Solutions // ANDREI CHIRILĂ – Marketing Director, Fashion Days // ANDREI COHN – Managing Partner & Creative Director, Cohn & Jansen // ANDREI FLORIAN – Senior Strategic Planner, McCann Bucharest // ANDREI MUNTEANU – Creative Partner, Most Wanted Ideas // ANDREI ROTARU – Group Brand Manager Premium Brands, Heineken Romania // ANTONIO MOMOC – Dean of Faculty of Journalism and Communication Studies, University of Bucharest //

BARNA NEMETHI – Managing Partner, Curtea Veche Publishing // BIANCA MĂNESCU – Head of Strategy, KUBIS // BOGDAN IVAȘCU – Group Account Director, Propaganda // BOGDAN TOACȘE – Head of International Marketing, OMV // CAMELIA PANAIT – Independent strategy consultant. Mid-wife of problems. Innovation explorer // CAMELIA PETRESCU – Associate Director, Unlock Market Research // CĂTĂLIN CREȚU – General Manager România, Croaţia, Malta şi Slovenia, Visa // CĂTĂLINA HUSZAR – Head of Marketing OTC, Zentiva Romania // CIPRIAN POSTELNICU – Head of Media, Telekom Romania // CORINA CATRINOIU – Marketing Consultant, ING Shopping Platform // CORINA RÎJNIȚĂ – Regional Senior Brand Manager, The Coca-Cola Company // CORINA SANDU – Campaign & Category Manager, Samsung Electronics Romania // COSTIN RADU – Independent Strategy Consultant 

CRISTIANA BELODAN – Strategy & Transformation Director, Oxygen // CRISTINA AVRAM  – Marketing Manager, AVON // CRISTINA HANGANU – Director of Communication & CSR,  Lidl Romania & Vicepresident, Global Women in PR Romania // CRISTINA LEOVARIDIS – Associate Professor Ph.D, Faculty of Communication and Public Relations, SNSPA // CRISTINA MICU  – Marketing, Customer & Digital Director, King Fisher Brico Depot // CRISTINA SAUCIUC – Brand Manager, OLX Romania // DAN BALOTESCU – Managing Partner, Media Investment // DANA PASCU – Brand Strategy Consultant // DANI MACARIE – Creative Director, Ogilvy // DANIEL MOISE –Associate Professor Dr., ASE Bucharest // DENISA MIHAI – Senior Brand Manager, Coffee Europe OU // DIANA ALEXA – Managing Director, Leo Burnett Group Romania // DIANA BENKÖ – Co-Founder & Brand Activation Partner, Jazz Communication // DIANA CIREAP – Media Manager Health, RB SEE // DIANA CRÂȘMARIU  -Head of Strategy, Cohn & Jansen // DINU PANESCU – Creative Director & Founder, The CIRCUS // DORIAN CAZACU – Senior Client Director, Ipsos Romania //

EDUARD GONGONIE – Marketing Director, Provident // ELENA FRÂNCU – Marketing Communication Strategy & Media Manager, Auchan // ELENA-MĂDĂLINA ȘERBAN – Business Development & Marketing – Emerging Markets expert, Business Architects HEB // ELEODOR GHENOIU – Head of Advertising, Brand Engagement and Content Strategy, Enel Romania // EMA PRISCA – Chief Marketing Officer, Electric Castle // FLORIN NECHITA – Associate prof. dr. & Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Sociology and Communication | Transilvania University Brașov // GABRIEL COMAN – Senior Client Partner, NielsenIQ // GABRIEL TRĂISTARU – Digital Division Director, Telekom Romania // GABRIELA BUDIȘTEANU  -Group Communication & Public Relations Director, KMG Rompetrol Group // GABRIELA LUCA – Insights Marketing Manager, Carrefour România // GABRIELA LULEA – Marketing Expert, Telekom Romania // GEORGE CIUPERCĂ – Consumer & Market Insights Coordinator, Samsung Romania & Bulgaria // GEORGIANA CUJBA – Implementation Manager, GMP+WEBSTYLER // GINA ZGUBEA – Senior Digital Marketing Manager, KFC, Pizza Hut & Taco Bell Romania // HANNY BRATU – Co-Founder, ActivatorHUB & Marketing and Fundraising Manager, WWF Romania // HORTENSIA NĂSTASE – Vice-President Creative Services, Lowe Group // ILEANA SEBE – General Manager, NEXT Advertising // ILEANA ȘERBAN PÂRĂU – Independent Strategy Consultant // IOANA CECILIA POPESCU – Professor, Faculty of Marketing, A.S.E. Bucharest // IOANA CIOBOTARIU – Senior Brand Manager Flavored CSDs, Energy & NCSD, Pepsico // IOANA ENACHE – Digital & Loyalty Manager, Rompetrol // IOANA MANOIU – General Manager, GMP PR // IOANA MUCENIC – CEO, Minio // IOANA MÂRZAC-SIGARTEU – Corporate Communication Manager, Samsung Electronics Romania // IOANA VIERU – Brand & Product Marketing Manager, Visa Romania // IONELA GRIGORE – Enterprise Communication Manager, Vodafone // IONUȚ DATCU – Founder & CEO, WOPA // IULIA ROȘIAN – General Manager, Sanofi Consumer Health Care Romania-Moldova // IULIAN DUCUȚĂ –  Brand Manager Petrom Retail Division, OMV Petrom // IULIANA NEDELCU – Marketing Manager, Coca Cola Romania // IULIANA PENCIU – Media Strategy Director, Thinkdigital Romania //

KATERINA TODOROVSKI – Senior Brand Manager, BCR // LAURA BARBU – Director, Brand & Marketing Communication, Vodafone // LAURA MIHĂILĂ ANDREI – Head of Marketing, BCR // LAURA SAVU – Global Community Manager, TikTok // LAURENȚIU DUMITRESCU – Managing Partner, Digital Star // LAURENȚIU ION – Sr. Media & Digital Manager Beverages, PepsiCo // LIVIU ȚURCANU – Creative Director, Mercury 360 // LUCIA ANTAL – Head of Research & Development, PRO TV // LUCIANA CUCOANEȘ – Head of Strategy, DDB România // LUMINIȚA BOȘTINARU – International Marketing Manager, Valvis Holding (AQUA Carpatica) // MĂDĂLIN NIȚIȘ – General Manager, MAINSTAGE THE AGENCY // MĂDĂLINA CAZAMIR – Group Marketing & Communication Director, Help Net & Farmexim // MĂDĂLINA MORARU – Associate Professor Ph.D, Faculty of Journalism and Communication, University of Bucharest // MARIUS CALUIAN – CEO CEE, Strategic Market Vector // MARIUS LUICAN – General Director, Reveal Marketing Research //  MATEI PSATTA – Chief Marketing Officer, TPS Engage // MIHAELA ALEXANDRU – Freelancer Researcher // MIHAELA BOURCEANU – Client Service & Strategy Director, Mercury360 // MIHAELA PITILA – Head of Marketing Romania and Moldova // MIHAI BONCA – Senior Consultant, Brand Architects // MIHAI CHIRIACESCU – Group Brand Manager CEE, PP Distributors // MIHAI COCEA – Founding Partner, Headvertising // MIHAI DINCULESCU – Marketing Director, Cris-Tim // MIHAI GONGU – Executive Creative Director, Cheil | Centrade // MIHAI PREOTU – Independent Strategist // MIRCEA STAICULESCU – Founder and Executive Manager, Headvertising // MIRCEA BADIU – Senior Category Manager, Intersnack // MIRUNA ANTONESCU – Head of Planning, Saatchi & Saatchi + The Geeks // MIRUNA MEIROȘU – PR Manager, Curtea Veche Publishing & Vice-president, Asociația Curtea Veche // MONA OPRAN – Director of Development, Junior Achievement România Foundation // MONICA DUDĂU – Marketing Manager, Storia.ro & OLX Imobiliare // MONICA EFTIMIE – Chief Marketing Officer, KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell Romania // MONICA SPIRU – Marketing Manager, BUNGE ROMANIA //

NADIA TĂTARU – Co-founder & Director, Itsy Bitsy // NICOLETA IANCU – Senior PR Consultant, Graffiti PR // NICOLETA MIHĂILESCU – Senior Marketing Director, P&G // OANA-RALUCA NĂSTASE – Senior Digital Planner, Leo Burnett // OANA PETROFF – CEO, MediaCom Romania // OANA STINCEL – Marketing Director, MACROMEX // OLTEA CRISTINA BELCIUGANU – Chartered Marketer & Head of Brand, VIVRE // PAUL-IOAN KASPROVSCHI – Researcher & Brand Strategist, Graffiti PR & Associate Professor, F.J.S.C. & F.A.A. University of Bucharest // PAUL MARKOVITS – Consultant Marketing // RALUCA PĂUN – Senior Partner, Headway // RAMONA GAVRILĂ – Media Client Lead, Zenith Media // RAMONA RADU – Marketing Director | Bergenbier SA, a Molson Coors Beverage Company // RAREȘ MOCANU – Lecturer, Faculty of Management, SNSPA // RĂZVAN ACSENTE – Growth & Strategy Director, Tazz // RĂZVAN CĂPĂNESCU – Executive Creative Director |WINGS CLL // RĂZVAN MIRCEA – Marketing & D2C Director, Doncafe // ROXANA MEMETEA – Managing Partner, DDB & Tribal Worldwide Romania // SAGIT TZUR LAHAV – Chief Executive Officer, McCann Worldgroup Romania // SERGIU MIRCEA – Director, Marketing & Communication, Banca Transilvania // SIMINA LEOTESCU – Managing Director, Minthical Romania // SIMONA STRAUT – Marketing Operations Manager, ING Bank // SONIA MICU – Marketing Director, PMI // SORIN PSATTA – Marketing & Advertising Consultant // ȘTEFANIA CRISTESCU – Marketing & Communication Director, Patria Bank // SVETLANA BULACU – Managing Partner, Propaganda // TALIDA CRISTEA – Chief Operating Officer at KUBIS // TINA CREȚU – Senior Digital Marketing Manager, KFC, Pizza Hut & Taco Bell // VALENTINA VESLER – Advertising & Communication Director, Valvis Holding // VALERIU FRUNZARU – Associate Professor Doctor & Vice dean, Faculty of Communication and Public Relations, SNSPA // VESNA FUIOREA –  Founder & Senior Consultant, Next Level Trends // VICTOR CROITORU – Regional New Business & Strategy Director, MEDIABRANDS CEE // VICTOR ROTARIU – Head of Strategic Planning and Insights, GroupM // VICTOR TEIOȘANU – Premium Brands dIRECTOR, Ursus Breweries // VIOREL RUSE – Marketing & Communication Director, First Bank // VIVIANA IACOB – e-Commerce Manager, Macromex // WENKA BOOIJ – Head of Marketing & Brand, ING Romania.

This edition’s Jury Chair is Neal Davies, ex-CEO Effie Worldwide & CEO BBDO Dublin. Neal will also lead the Effie 2021 Scoring Committee – a structure formed to set the nominees and the winners of the competition.

We wish them plenty of energy and may it be an inspiring experience!

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