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2006 Preliminary Judges

The following professionals participated in preliminary-round judging of The 2006 International Business Awards in April-May 2006.  Their average scores determined the Finalists.  We thank them for their participation and insights.

Tan Sri Dato Prof. Dr. James Alfred, Chairman & CEO, Maltecorp (M) Sdn Bhd, Selangor, Malaysia 

Stewart Andrews, Principal, Noodlebox Design, LLC, Arlington, VirginiaU.S.A.

Krysta Arabudzki, Art Director, JDG Communications, Falls Church, VirginiaU.S.A.

D. Lilli Barnett, Director of National Training, Kimball Hill Homes, Houston, TexasU.S.A.                   

Lea-Ann Berst, Marketing Strategy Consultant, Sleddogg Marketing, Raleigh, North CarolinaU.S.A.              

Jock Breitwieser, Manager of Public Relations, Callidus Software, U.S.A.

Judy Briggs, COO, B&G Services, Inc., Ashland, Massachusetts, U.S.A.        

Peter Byer, Designer, The Big Idea, Alexandria, VirginiaU.S.A.

Luigi Carinci, President, Pinpoint Experts, Vaughn, OntarioCanada      

Bobbie Christensen, Director of Communication & Strategy, San Diego Housing Commission, San Diego, California, U.S.A.            

Iris Cohen, Senior Manager, Nortel, Sunrise, FloridaU.S.A.
Tom Cosgrove, Principal, Tom Cosgrove Design, Arlington, Virginia U.S.A.

Rachel Deutsch, President, 2Biondi LLC, Arlington, VirginiaU.S.A.

John Fisher, Assistant Professor, NorthwestMissouriStateUniversity, Maryville, MissouriU.S.A.  
Laura Franek, Graphic Designer, Loyola College in Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland U.S.A.     

Cheryl Gale, Managing Partners, March Communications, Cambridge, MassachusettsU.S.A.  

BILQIS GUOBADIA, Director, FEDERAL PALACE HOTELS, Lagos, Nigeria        

Thierry Halbroth, Senior Creative Director, McCann Erickson, Hong Kong

Amanda Henderson, Designer, The Design Channel, Chevy Chase, MarylandU.S.A.   

Sherry Jarschke, Director of Marketing, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., Dallas, TexasU.S.A.                 

Beverly Jensen, Ph.D., President, WomensMedicineBowl.com, Crown Point, New MexicoU.S.A.                  

Kate Kelly, Manager-Corporate Affairs, The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited, Hong Kong      

Wayne Kurie, Creative Director, EFXMedia, Arlington, VirginiaU.S.A.           

Vivian Liu, Sales Training Strategist, ASK Learning, Shanghai, China                

Ronald Loch, Senior Vice President, Gibbs & Soell, Inc., New YorkU.S.A.               

Melek Manisali, Founder, m3 public relation, Istanbul, Turkey

Lisa Manyon, Writer/Consultant, Write On ~ Creative Writing Services, LLC, Lewiston, Idaho, U.S.A.           

Vala Marcou, Group Communication Coordinator, Mellon Technologies, Athens, Greece         

Steven Marinelis, Senior Developer, Oracle Corp., Sydney, Australia               

Ed Martin, VP-Sales & Marketing, CCL Container, Norwalk, ConnecticutU.S.A.                  

Dana Masuda, Senior Brand Strategy Manager, Cisco Systems, San Jose, CaliforniaU.S.A.                

Barbara McFarland, Public Relations Director, H.H. Brown, Lebanon, PennsylvaniaU.S.A.

Karen Monaghan, Director of Public Relations, Reston Association       , Reston, VirginiaU.S.A.         

Amir Houssain Nosratabadi, VP-Finance Administration, Business Finance International LLC, Dubai, United Arab Emirates           

Pierluigi Orati, CSR Assistant, ENEL SPA, Rome, Italy           

Daniela Ossikovska, Managing Director, Taurus Consultants, Sofia, Bulgaria                

Donald Pillai, International Marketing Executive, Bumbo (Pty) Ltd, Rosslyn, South Africa                    

Ernst Primosch, Group Vice President, Henkel, Dusseldorf, Germany               

Pamala Proverbs, Corporate Communications Manager, Nation Publishing Co. Limited, Bridgetown, Barbados

Steve Rajan, Vice Chancellor, International Assn. of Educators for World Peace, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia       

Maeve Rogers, Sales Director, Ulster Bank, Dublin, Ireland     

Steffen Rufenach, Associate, Hering Schuppener Consulting, Dusseldorf, Germany       

Prof. Dr. Mohamed Amr Sadik, VP-Curriculum Development, INTEX, Cairo, Egypt   

Ashok Saini, VP-Special Projects, Goodlass Nerolac Paints Ltd., Mumbai, India         

Dr Prashant Salwan, Professor, Indian Institute of Management, Indore, India   
Alan Sciulli, Production Manager, AXIS, Washington, D.C. U.S.A.            

Jagmohan Singh Sekhon, General Manager, Reliance Industries Limited, Surat, India    

Lisa Shepherd, President & CEO, Mezzanine Business Consulting, Toronto, OntarioCanada   

Pejman Shojaeion, Editor, Road & Structure Journal, Tehran, Iran   

Sheri L. Singer, President, Singer Communications, Arlington, VirginiaU.S.A.  

Robert Staggenborg, APR, Director of Communications, ChristianBrothersCollegeHigh School, Town&Country, MissouriU.S.A.

Linda Sweek, Manager-Communications & PR, CHR. HANSEN, Milwaukee, WisconsinU.S.A.                   

Frederik Tautz, Senior Consultant, Pleon, Dusseldorf, Germany            

Heidi Theede, Marketing Communications Specialist, Johnstech International, Minneapolis, MinnesotaU.S.A.  

Joe Thoma, President/Editor, Primary Source Press Inc., Oviedo, FloridaU.S.A.                     

Glen Turpin, Corporate Communications Director, Quark Inc., Denver, ColoradoU.S.A.        

Erol User, President, User Dis TicaretAS, Istanbul, Turkey                 

Jolene Vanthuyne, VP-Marketing, Itracks, Saskatoon, AlbertaCanada

Nicole Vaughn, Account Supervisor, Fleishman-Hillard, Inc., U.S.A.                

Diane Weiss, Senior Manager, Apple    Computer, Cupertino, CaliforniaU.S.A.          

Jessica Williams, Marketing Development Manager, Partners Group Limited, London, United Kingdom            

Pankratieva Yevgeniya, CEO, Imageland Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine                     

Kwek Ping YONG, CEO, Inventis Investment Holdings (China) Ltd, Shanghai, China  

Joseph Zitzelberger, Director of Manufacturing Development, PACCAR Inc, Chillicothe, OhioU.S.A.