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Source: WARC
The Warc Awards: Brand Purpose Jury Named

LONDON, Mar 9, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - A panel of senior industry figures make up the jury for the Best Use of Brand Purpose category of The Warc Awards, a new global competition in search for next-generation marketing effectiveness.

The Best Use of Brand Purpose category, for marketing initiatives that have successfully embraced a brand purpose and achieved commercial success as well as a benefit for a wider community, will be chaired by Jim Stengel, President/CEO of The Jim Stengel Company and the former Global Marketing Officer at Procter & Gamble. He is the author of The Stengel 50 study, which showed how the highest-performing businesses are the ones driven by brand ideals.

Joining him on the jury are:

Leila Fataar, Head of Culture & Entertainment, Diageo Europe
Maria Garrido, Chief Insights & Analytics Officer, Havas Media Group
Laurence Green, founding partner, 101
Tom Knox, Chairman, MullenLowe London
Andy Last, co-founder, Salt Communications
Susan Machtiger, President, Brand & Marketing Strategy, OgilvyRED
Rajat Mendhi, EVP/Planning, BBDO Mumbai
Leslie Pascaud, EVP/ Purpose Branding and Innovation, Kantar Added Value
Thomas Kolster, Author, Goodvertising
Freya Williams, CEO, Futerra North America
Jonathan Wise, co-founder, The Comms Lab

Full biographies are available at

The Best Use of Brand Purpose, one of The Warc Awards' three categories, looks for evidence that brands are integrating purpose into their marketing and their wider enterprise to produce a tangible return, rather than investing in bolt-on CSR programmes.

There is a $7,000 prize for the Grand Prix winner, as well as $1,000 prize for each of the three special awards in this category: the Longevity Award, for the best purpose-led strategy with a long-term sustainability commitment of three years or more; the Analytics Award, for use of data to demonstrate effectiveness of a brand purpose-led strategy; and the Partnership Award, for the best purpose-led strategy that relies on a collaboration.

The Warc Awards are free to enter and are open to submissions from any country and communications discipline. The closing date for entries is 20 April 2017. More information and details about how to enter can be found at

About WARC

- your global authority on advertising and media effectiveness is an online service offering advertising best practice, evidence and insights from the world's leading brands. WARC helps clients grow their businesses by using proven approaches to maximise advertising effectiveness. WARC's clients include the world's largest advertising and media agencies, research companies, universities and advertisers.

WARC hosts four global and two regional case study competitions: WARC Awards, WARC Innovation Awards, WARC Media Awards, The Admap prize, WARC Prize for Asian Strategy and WARC Prize for MENA Strategy.

WARC also publishes leading journals including Admap, Market Leader, the Journal of Advertising Research and the International Journal of Market Research. In addition to its own content, WARC features advertising case studies and best practices from more than 50 respected industry sources, including: ARF, Effies, Cannes Lions, ESOMAR and IPA.

Founded in 1985, WARC is privately owned and has offices in the UK, U.S. and Singapore.

Amanda Benfell
PR Manager, Warc
Tel: +44 20 7467 8125

Mar 9, 2017 20:00 HKT/SGT
Source: WARC

Topic: Press release summary
Sectors: Media, Advertising
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