Who’s judging this year’s CASSIES?

The 2015 panel includes two retailers, three CPG marketers and two former Cannes jury members.
The CASSIES countdown begins

The CASSIES Awards has announced its 2015 judging lineup, bringing back Jennifer Davidson, general manager of Six Pints Specialty Beer Co (a division of Molson), to serve as this year’s chair of judging.

Joining her on the list are four other marketers, including:

Tony Matta, CMO at Kraft Canada
Marc Giroux, VP and chief marketing and communications officer at Metro
Sandra Sanderson, EVP of marketing at Walmart Canada.
Isabelle Pasquet-Geairon, VP marketing at Keurig Canada.

From the agency side, judges include:

Etienne Bastien, VP of creation at Tam-Tam\TBWA
Karine Courtemanche, president of Touché!PHD
Ian Grais, founder and CD at Rethink
David Kincaid, managing partner and CEO at Level5 Strategy Group
Greg Power, president of Weber Shandwick
Diane Ridgway-Cross, EVP, Marketel
Monica Ruffo, CEO at Lowe Roche
Roehl Sanchez, EVP and CCO at Bimm
Mark Tomblin, chief strategy officer at Taxi.

Two of this year’s judges (Courtemanche and Sanchez) recently did stints on Cannes jury panels.

CASSIES submissions are due by Aug. 1 at 12 p.m. It’s worth noting the categories have undergone a revamp under new convener John Bradley, former SVP at Cadbury, including changes and the addition of new categories.

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