2017 Judging Committees

More than 150 professionals around the world participated in judging nominations to The 2017 International Business Awards.

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2017 Judging Committee Chairs

Company / Organization Categories: Almudena Bermejo Sánchez, Director of Cultural Action & María Brancós, Head of Exhibitions, both of Fundación Telefónica, Madrid, Spain
Corporate Communications & Public Relations: Sharon Lun, Head of Corporate Communications, Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited, Hong Kong, China
Customer Service & Support : Tina Dobie, Senior Vice President, Customer Experience, WP Engine, Austin, Texas, USA
Human Resources: Tsvetelina Kovacheva, COO, Scale Focus AD, Sofia, Bulgaria
Information Technology: Hakan Karamanli, CIO, TAM Faktoring, Istanbul, Turkey
Live Events: Walter Stugger, President & Creative Director, Inspiria Global Events, Washington, DC, USA

Management: Michael Tobin, OBE, Founder, Tobin Ventures Ltd., London, United Kingdom
Marketing: Allyson Stewart-Allen, Chief Executive Officer, International Marketing Partners Ltd., London, United Kingdom
New Products & Product Management: Ahmad Al Hai, Senior Analyst, Oil & Gas, Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Petroleum Operations Ltd, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Sriram Bakthisaran, Founder & Group Chief Executive, Mercuri Group, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Video & Creative: Professor Sangsoo Chong, Department of Advertising & PR, Cheongju University, Cheongju, Chungbuk, South Korea

Websites & Apps: Péter Szántó, President & CEO, Noguchi Porter Novelli (Hungary), Budapest, Hungary