Effie Awards 2020 – Meet the Effie Jury

The Romanian Effie Awards 2020 Jury will gather more than 130 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.

This year’s Effie jury president will be Charlie Hiscocks, Founder of Curious Eye Ltd. Charlie is a marketing communications specialist with 35 years of experience in both agency and client side roles. Having started his career in London at Ogilvy, Charlie spent the next 15 years in advertising agencies including BBH, ending up leading international accounts for J Walter Thompson, including Unilever, Shell and Kimberly Clarke.

The jury for the 2020 Effie Awards competition is:

Adrian Chiuhan, Brand & Communication Strategist | Adrian Mutescu, Strategy Director – Geometry Global MENA | Adrian Nicolaescu, VP Brand Marketing, Communication, Sustenability & Ecommerce at MEGA IMAGE – Ahold Delhaize Group | Alex Bădilă, COO – Publicis România | Alexandra Chirica, Strategy & Marketing Director – Fabryo Corporation | Alexandra Foisor, Premium Brands Director CEE – Molson Coors | Alexandra Murray, Managing Director – Red Agency | Alexandra Olteanu, Managing Director – Initiative Media | Alexandra Zbuchea, Dean & Professor – Faculty of Management, SNSPA Bucharest | Alin Stancu, Professor – Faculty of Management, A.S.E. Bucharest | Alina Buzatu, Regional Head of Strategy  – Geometry | Alina Roxana Golopența, Marketing Director – Kaufland România & Rep. Moldova | Ana Doxan, Consumer Insights & eBusiness Manager – Nestle România, Bulgaria & Adriatics | Anca Ungureanu, Identity & Communication Director – UniCredit Bank | Andra Constantinescu, Account Director, Creative Domain Lead – Kantar România | Andreea Crăciun, Campaign & Category Manager – Samsung Electronics România | Andreea Dinescu, Managing Director – Profero | Andreea Marincescu, Marketing Director Hochland – Bucuria Gustului | Andrei Cânda, Managing Partner – iSense Solutions | Andrei Cohn, Managing Partner – Cohn & Jansen WT |  Andrei Rotaru, Group Brand Manager – Heineken România | Antonio Momoc, Dean – Faculty of Journalism and Communication Sciences, University of Bucharest | Beatrice Chis, Marketing Director – ETi European Foods | Beatrice Iftimi, Head of Business & Chief Growth Officer – McCann Bucharest | Bianca Mănescu, Head of Strategy – Ogilvy România | Bogdan Nițu, General Manager & Partner – GMP+WEBSTYLER | Bogdan Toacșe, Senior Department Manager, Brand Management – OMV Petrom Marketing | Camelia Petrescu, Associate Director – Unlock Market Research | Cătălin Dobre, CEE Creative Director & Chief Creative Officer – McCann Bucharest | Ciprian Postelnicu, Head of Media – Telekom România | Corina Bratu, Senior Strategic Planner – Leo Burnett România | Corina Catrinoiu, Marketing Lead – ING Shopping Platform | Cornel Crihană, Media & Distribution Director – Kaufland România | Cornel Gologan, Creative Director – FCB Bucharest | Crina Chiru      , Consumer communication manager – Orange România | Cristian Manafu, Event Planner, Social Media Trainer & Consultant – Evensys | Cristiana Belodan, Senior Consultant I Business & Brand Strategist | Cristiana Văideanu, Global Brands Director – Ursus Breweries | Cristina Avram, Marketing Manager – AVON | Cristina Hanganu, Director of Communication & CSR – Lidl Romania & Vicepresident – Global Women in PR România | Cristina Miclea, Marketing Director – Albalact | Cristina Micu, Marketing, Customer and Digital Director King Fisher – Brico Depot | Cristina Moșteanu, Owner, Business & Brand Strategy Consultant – TOTAL BRANDING Partners | Cristina Păstrăvanu, Consumer Insights Researcher – Nielsen România | Dan Balotescu, Managing Partner – Media Investment | Dan Șendroiu, Head of Strategy – FRIENDS \ TBWA Bucharest | Dana Pascu, Brand Strategy Consultant | Diana Alexa, Managing Director – Leo Burnett Group România | Diana Bârlan, Group Brand Manager – Kandia Dulce | Diana Ceaușu, SVP, Director – Global Head of Strategy & Research – Commonwealth//McCann | Diana Caracota, Head of Strategy –  Cohn & Jansen WT| Dinu Pănescu, Creative Director & Founder – The Circus | Dorian Cazacu, Senior Client Director – Ipsos România | Eduard Gongonie, Regional Marketing Director Romania & Hungary – Provident Financial România | Elena Ioniță, Strategy Partner – WPP | Elena-Mădălina Șerban, Business Development and Marketing – Emerging Markets expert , Business Architects HEB | Eleodor Ghenoiu, Head of Brand and Advertising Management – Enel România | Felix Tătaru, President – GMP Group | Gabriela Alexandrescu, Independent Consultant | Gabriela Budișteanu, Group Communication & Public Relations Director – KMG Rompetrol Group | Gabriela Luca, Insights Marketing Manager – Carrefour România | Gabriela Lulea, Marketing Expert – Telekom România | Gabriela Lupaș-Țicu, Chief Marketing and Operations Officer – NN România | Hortensia Năstase, Vice-President Creative Services – Lowe Group | Ileana Șerban Pârău, Independent Strategy Consultant | Ioana Cecilia Popescu, Professor – Faculty of Marketing, A.S.E. Bucharest | Ioana Gheorghiță, Brand Strategist | Ioana Vieru, Brand & Product Marketing Manager – Visa România | Ionela Buta, Executive Director – MRM//McCann Romania | Ionela Grigore, Enterprise Communication Manager – Vodafone | Ionuț Datcu, Founder & CEO – WOPA | Irina Pencea, Managing Partner & Co-Founder – Jazz Communication | Iulia Dobre, Commercial Lead Snacks – D/A/CH PepsiCo | Iuliana Maratu, Head of Brand and Marketing Communication – E.ON Energie România | Iuliana Nedelcu, Marketing Manager – Coca Cola România | Lăcrămioara Loghin, Managing Director – Exact Business Solutions | Laura Barbu, Director, Brand & Marketing Communication – Vodafone | Laura Mihăilă Andrei, Head of Marketing – BCR | Laurențiu Dumitrescu, Founder – Digital Star | Laurențiu Ion, Senior Digital & Media Manager Beverages – PepsiCo România | Liviu Țurcanu, Creative Director – Mercury360 | Lucia Antal, Head of Research & Development – PRO TV | Mădălin Nitiș, General Manager – MAINSTAGE | Mădălina Moraru, Associate Professor Ph.D – Faculty of Journalism and Communication Studies, University of Bucharest | Marilena Bârliga, Market Management & Communication Director – Allianz-Țiriac | Marius Luican, General Director – Reveal Marketing Research | Mihaela Alexandru, Freelance Researcher | Mihai Bonca, Founder – Brand Architects | Mihai Preotu, Independent Strategist | Mihnea Gheorghiu, Global Executive Creative Director – Publicis Italy | Mona Opran, Director of Development – Junior Achievement România | Monica Dudău, Brand Manager – Storia.ro & OLX Imobiliare | Monica Eftimie, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) – KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell România | Monica Rădulescu, Global Strategy Director – Publicis Milano | Monica Spiru, Marketing Manager – BUNGE România | Monica Tamaș, Marketing & Business Division Leader South Central Europe – Unilever | Nicoleta Băjan, Marketing Director – SanoVita | Nicoleta Mihăilescu, Senior Marketing Director – Procter & Gamble South East Europe | Oana Petroff, CEO – MediaCom România | Oana Stincel, Marketing Director – MACROMEX | Oltea Cristina Belciuganu, Marketing Director – CEC Bank, Chartered Marketer | Paul-Ioan Kasprovschi, Researcher & Brand Strategists – Graffiti PR, Associate Professor – Faculty of Journalism & Communication Sciences & Faculty of Business Administration, University of Bucharest | Petronela Cosa, Communication Brand Manager – BRD Societe Generale | Raluca Kovacs, Chief Strategy Officer – Publicis România | Raluca Nicolaescu, Head of Marketing – Mastercard România | Raluca Oana Sava, glo Brand Manager – BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO | Raluca Păun, Senior Partener – Headway | Ramona Radu, Senior Brand Manager – Molson Coors | Răzvan Căpănescu, Creative Partner – WINGS CLL | Răzvan Mircea, Marketing & D2C Director – Strauss România | Roxana Mătășel, Strategic Marketing Director – KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell România, | Roxana Memetea, Managing Partner – DDB & Tribal Worldwide România | Mădălina Stănculescu, Manager Digital Content & Engagement – Philip Morris România | Șerban Alexandrescu, Associate & Executive Creative Director – Headvertising | Simina Leotescu, Managing Director – Minthical România | Simona Straut, Marketing Operations Manager – ING Bank | Sorin Psatta, Marketing and Advertising consultant | Sorina Diaconu, Marketing Director – Group MedLife | Ștefan Chirițescu, Head of Strategy – Kubis & Cheil Centrade | Svetlana Bulacu, Managing Partner – Propaganda | Teodora Juravle, Marketing, E-commerce & Trade Marketing Operations Manager – Electrolux Romania | Tiberiu Octavian Mercurian, Marketing Manager – Alpha Bank România | Tudor David, Marketing Director – Farmec | Valentin Suciu, Creative Partner – Jazz Communication | Valentina Vesler, Communication & Advertising Director – Valvis Holding | Valeriu Frunzaru, Dean & Associate Professor – Faculty of Communication and Public Relations, SNSPA Bucharest | Victor Croitoru, CEE Regional New Business and Strategy Director – IPG MEDIABRANDS | Victor Rotariu, Head of Strategy, Insights & Content – Wavemaker | Victor Teioșanu, Premium Brands Director – Ursus Breweries | Viorel Ruse, Marketing & Communication Director – First Bank | Vlad Lazăr, Creative Director – Headvertising.

This year’s Romanian Effie Awards jury can be seen here: Facebook album

The Effie 2020 Judging Process will be held in two judging phases: first round on the 12th and the 13th of November for establishing the Effie 2020 Finalists and a second one on the 19th of November, to determine the Effie 2020 Winners. The 2020 Effie Awarding Gala will take place on the 26th of November.

Romanian Effie Awards 2020:

An event by: IAA și UAPR

Supported by: Kaufland, Philip Morris Romania, Coca-Cola, George, Ursus Specialitati

Strategic partners: Deloitte, Nielsen

Creative Partner: Jazz Communication

Traditional partner: The Institute

Live Streaming Partner: Nexus Gaming

Media partners: BIZ, IQads, Smark, Pagina de Media.

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