Mumbai: The jury chair at Abbys 2022 has roped in five more eminent jury chairs on Thursday. It is being assembled gloriously with stalwarts of the advertising industry, both national and global. The five new Jury chairs will be judging the awards along with international judges.The jury comprises:
Early Man Films director and partner Ayappa is an accomplished writer and director of commercials, documentaries and television series. His work has been highly awarded at both Indian and international festivals including Cannes and D&AD. Ayappa is known for his offbeat directing style and unusual casting. Other awards won by Ayappa include Spikes, AdFest, Abbys and Kyoorius.
Disney Star business head, kids & infotainment Devika is also onboarded. She oversees the content and communications initiatives across the bouquet of six kids and infotainment channels- Disney Channel, Hungama TV, Super Hungama, Disney Junior, Disney International HD, National Geographic, Nat Geo Wild and Fox Life. She is responsible for shaping the overall creative vision and driving the content and communications strategy.
TBWA design & creative director Geet heads design duties for TBWA Design By Disruption. She is Campaign Brief 2020 Asia's eighth most awarded creative in India. Geet has been on the jury at One Show Design in 2021 and the Cannes Young Lions & Clio Health and Cannes Lions Jury in 2019. Geet is the founder of Blink To Speak TBWA India Design Lab.
Discover South Asia-Warner Bros managing director Megha spearheads several marquee brands for the Discovery network in India including the country’s largest aggregated real-life infotainment OTT platform. In 2020, Discovery India retained its position as the ‘Most Trusted Real-Life Entertainment Brand’ by TRA Research Pvt Ltd for the 10th year in a row. Megha is also the second woman ever to become the president of the India Chapter of the International Advertising Association.
Famous Innovation founder and chief creative officer Raj Kamble who is one of the most awarded and globally recognised Indians in advertising. He has over 150 awards including several Cannes and One Show Golds. Famous holds the title of seven-time winner of South Asia Independent Agency of the Year in a row. Raj is a frequent lecturer at the Kellogg Institute of Management and Columbia University. He is also the director of Miami Ad School in India.