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2012 Preliminary Judges

The following professionals participated in preliminary judging of The 9th Annual International Business Awards in May-July 2012. Their average scores determined the entries that were eligible to be considered in final judging. We thank them for their time, interest, and insights.

Husam Abdallah, Senior Specialist Strategy & Excellence, Dubai Airport Free Zone, Dubai, United Arab Emirates          
Tsvika Abramovitch, Vice President, Human Resources, Hadera Paper, Hadera, Israel   
Yesim Aksu, VP & Head of Human Resources, Ericsson Region Middle East, Istanbul, Turkey
Allyson Stewart Allen, Director, International Marketing Partners, London, United Kingdom
James Alfred, Chairman & Chief Executive, Maltecorp Sdn Bhd, Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia          
Ahmad  Alhai, Business Relationship Management Analyst, ADCO, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates      
Selcuk Alimdar, Distance Learning and Projects Manager, Avea, Istanbul, Turkey
Stewart Andrews, Creative Director, Noodlebox Design, LLC, Washington, DC, USA              
Ani Atanasova, CEO, Pixelhunters, Dubai, United Arab Emirates  
Ann Badmus, President, Badmus Law Firm, Dallas, TX, USA         
Lisa Ball Moskal, Professor, ASU, Jonesboro, AR, USA    
Victoria Barnett, Sr Marketing Exec, Royal College of Nursing, London, United Kingdom           
Maxim Behar, CEO, M3 Communications Group, Inc., Sofia, Bulgaria       
Erin Bolton, VP Strategic Services, Pivot Communications, Salt Lake City, UT, USA               
Israel Bonequi, Creative Director, Birds Nest Foundation, Montreal, Canada       
Kathleen Boylan, Senior Vice President, Public Communications, Inc., Chicago, IL, USA   
Adrian Brady, CEO, Eulogy!, London, United Kingdom               
Jock Breitwieser, Director Global Public Relations, Dell SonicWALL, Inc., San Jose, CA, USA                     
Oana Bulexa, Head of PR Department, The Practice, Bucharest, Romania             
Jorge Cachinero, Director Senior, Llorente & Cuenca, Madrid,  Spain      
Benito Castro, Spain Blog, Evento Blog España, Madrid, Spain
Rachel Deutsch, Principal and Creative Director, The Design Channel, Washington, DC, USA                     
Zhenya Dmitrijeva, Web Designer, Foxtons, London, United Kingdom              
Cho Donggyul, Head of Group, Cheil Worldwide, Seoul,  South Korea    
Alexander Dourchev, CEO, All Channels Communication, Sofia, Bulgaria
Gayle Duncan, Partner, Executive Options, Seattle, WA, USA              
Stacey Edmonds, Head of Films & Digital, Be Learning, Moore Park, Australia      
Rochelle Ekanayake, MrPierce Studios International Asia (PVT) Ltd, Colombo, Sri Lanka               
Mahdi El Horchi, Consultant, Blue Ocean Consulting JLT, Dubai, United Arab Emirates              
Timur ERTEN, Performance Reporting Specialist, Türk Telekom, Istanbul, Turkey               
Natasha Gangaramani, Director, Al Fara'a Properties, Al Fara'a Group, Dubai, United Arab Emirates            
Kristina Garcia, Managing Director, German State of Hessen U.S. Office for Economic Development, New York, NY, USA               
Steve Gershik, Marketing Director, 28Marketing LLC, San Ramon, CA, USA          
Lauren Gertzman, Owner, Inside Minds, LLC, Washington, DC, USA               
Edgar Green, Senior Manager, IT Quality, Spirit Airlines, Miami, FL, USA        
Lisa Gregovich, Vice President - Customer Service, ePlan Services, INC, Denver, CO, USA              
Naresh Gupta, Associate Partner, IBM Global Business Services, Gurgaon, India
Robin Harris, Principal and Creative Director, Harris Design INC, Mclean, VA, USA       
Danita Harn, VP of Operations, Harn & Associates Bookkeeping Firm, Woodstock, GA, USA               
Deanna Hart, Operations Manager, IHG - InterContinental Hotels Group, Salt Lake City, UT, USA              
Brenton Hayden, President/CEO, Renters Warehouse, Golden Valley, MN, USA               
Randy Hines, Associate Professor, APR, Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA, USA 
Jamie K. Holt, President/CEO, JMK Notary And Services, Miami, FL, USA               
Young Il Hong, Professor of College of Design, Hongik University, Seoul, South Korea         
Susan Hudgins, Fourth Wall Events, New York, NY, USA                   
Peter Jares, et netera, Prague, Czech Republic               
Beverly Jensen, President/CEO, WomensMedicineBowl.com, Greeley, CO, USA              
Jane Johnson, Director of Content Development, Pivot Communications, Salt Lake City, UT, USA               
JP Jones, Owner, Paige1Media, Lawerenceburg, TN, USA            
Tae Hee Jung, Chief Director of International Cooperation, KBCA, Seoul, South Korea  
Anila Kalleshi, President, Kalleshi Center, Tirane, Albania              
Sinta Kaniawati, Director, Unilever Foundation, Unilever Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia  
Hakan Karamanli, Operation and Customer Service Manager, Garanti Teknoloji, Istanbul, Turkey               
Sabri Kart, Manager, Turkish Economy Bank, Istanbul,  Turkey  
Melanie Katschinski, Head of Consumer Marketing, Ogilvy Public Relations, Berlin, Germany      
Aslam Khan, President & CEO, Octaware Technologies, Mumbai,  India
Hak Jae Kim, Sr Mgr, Corporate Culture & PR Team, Korea South-East Power, Seoul, South Korea             
Hung Ki Kim, President, Korea Business Communicators Association, Seoul, South Korea            
Kyung Hwa Kim, CEO, Fieldguide Group, Seoul, South Korea       
Steve King, Executive Producer- Corporate Television, Screentime, Auckland, New Zealand               
Ron Klingensmith, Chief Creative Officer, Slack and Company, Chicago, IL, USA  
Jae Choon Ko, PR Team Manager, One Mount, Seoul, South Korea       
Vivek Kumar, Head Servicing - Professional Services, Adfactors PR, New Delhi, India
Wayne Kurie, Director, Projects and Strategy, Fuszion, Washington, DC, USA                
Ji Hyun Kwak, CEO, Communication on, Seoul, South Korea         
Ben Larkey, Senior Corp. Environmental Manager, Sharp Electronics Corp, New York, NY, USA                    
Silk Lee, PR Team Leader, Samyang Holdings, Seoul, South Korea                   
Ju Hwak Lee, CEO, SIDM Co., Ltd, Seoul, South Korea     
Andreea Leonte, PR Director, McCann PR, Bucharest, Romania                
Montira Limpanarom, Executive Director, Sony Music Entertainment Operating (Thailand)Co.,Ltd, Samutprakarn,  Thailand               
Ke Je Tony Liu, Founder, Creative Chairman, aeiou, Shanghai, China
Petro Lymar, Regional Business Development, Yandex, Odessa, Ukraine                        
Kanak Madrecha, Advisor-Corporate Excellence Division, Municipality of Abu Dhabi City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates      
Connie Maina Nkatha, Kenya Wildlife Service, Nairobi, Kenya  
Margaret Manning, CEO, Reading Room, London, United Kingdom     
Ronaldo Manosa, CEO, TAYBURN, Istanbul, Turkey       
Mervat  Mansour, Quality Manager, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates              
Wessam Massoud, Program Delivery Manager, Abu Dhabi Systems & Information Center, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates               
Elena Mateeva, Corporate Communications Expert, Sopharma JSCo, Sofia, Bulgaria        
Colin McKillop, Chief Executive Officer, Butcher Enterprises, Windsor, Canada   
Jennifer McQueen, Managing Partner, Ausnindo-Asia/Pacific, Hawthorn, Australia                
Ronald  Meske, President, Training Systems Design, Camarillo, CA, USA
Sharon Metzung, Publications & Graphics Manager, Lake Metroparks, Concord Township, OH, USA        
Karina Milani, Manager of Marketing & Public Relations, City of Henderson, Henderson, NV, USA            
Dana Miller, Digital Communications Specialist, MediaMind, London, United Kingdom               
Eliza Misiecka, GENESIS PR, Warsaw, Poland    
Hashik Mohammed, Management Consultant, Synergy Solutions, Kuwait City, Kuwait               
Simona Mollova, CEO, Investment JSPK, Sofia, Bulgaria
Rajesh Kumar Mudiakal, SAP Project Manager, CMC Limited, Mumbai, India     
Pat Mussieux, Founder, Wealthy Women Leaders, London, Canada       
Linda Myers, Global Partner, WorldWise, Baltimore, MD, USA   
Debra Naylor, President, Naylor Design, Washington, DC, USA  
Kum Ng, Founder, International Frameworkcooking Foundation, Madison, WI, USA               
Angela Nielsen, President, One Lily Creative Agency, Barstow, CA, USA
Esther Oh, Deputy Director, Commercial Services, CITIC PACIFIC MINING, Perth, Australia          
Mark O'Toole, Managing Director, Public Relations & Content Marketing, H|B, Newton, MA, USA            
Ufuk Ozgul, Research Associate, Yeditepe University, Istanbul,  Turkey
Ae Kyung Park, Editor in Chief, Today Newspaper, Seoul, South Korea   
Jong-Sun Park, CEO, BR Communication, Seoul, South Korea    
Young Sik Park, CEO, Advertising Institute Culture, Seoul, South Korea 
Abhay Patvardhan, Area Sales Manager, Al Gurg Paints LLC, Doha, Qatar              
Mia Petersen, CTO - Strategy, Marketing & Engagement, UBS, Stamford, CT, USA            
Donald Pillai, International Marketing Executive, Bumbo (Pty) Ltd, Rosslyn, South Africa               
Melanie Pope, Director, Australian Paramedic Support Foundation, Aspley Qld, Australia                    
Jesintha Rajaratnam, Partner, Joje India Consultants-Finance & Human Resources FZC, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates           
V.S. Ramachandran, Senior VP, Emarat, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Emma Real, Specialist, Corporate Communications, AECOM, Chicago, IL, USA     
Maja Recnik, Education Director, SPEM Communication Group, Ljubljana,  Slovenia        
Dennis Reno, Vice President, Customer Experience, Oracle, San Francisco, CA, USA
Gabby Rojchin, Principal and Creative Director, Street Sense, Bethesda, MD, USA                
Brillian S. K., Head Talent Engagement, AIL, Mumbai, India
Mohamed Amr Sadik, VP - Curriculum Development, INTEX, Cairo, Egypt
Gauri Sankar, Senior Manager - Retired, Canara Bank, Velachery, India 
Hande Sarantopoulos, Corporate Communications Manager, Coca-Cola Icecek, Istanbul, Turkey             
Susan Savage, General Manager, MICROS Fidelio Australia, South Turramurra, NSW, Australia               
Bong Bae Seog, Director, Korea Commercial Film Makers Union, Seoul, South Korea       
Paula Shannon, Chief Sales Officer, Senior VP, Lionbridge, Baie d'Urfe, Canada               
Juliet Shavit, President, SmartMark Communications, LLC, Newtown, PA, USA               
Jessica Shearer, Marketing Director, MWW Group, New York, NY, USA 
Paul Shearer, Executive Creative Director, HMDG, London, United Kingdom  
Keira Shein, Partner, WilkinsonShein Communications, Arlington, VA, USA          
Carol Sheldon, Senior Vice President Global Customs, DHL Global Forwarding, West Columbia, SC, USA          
Garrick Sheldon, Assistant Project Manager, Rising Tide Interactive, Washington, DC, USA
Jung Hieh Shon, CEO, Hanaro Adcom, Seoul, South Korea          
Shreesha Shreesha, Manager, LeadFormix, Pleasanton, CA, USA             
Bo Simmons, President, Cool Blue Interactive, Atlanta, GA, USA              
Jonathan Simnett, Communications Consultant, Big Stick Communications, London, United Kingdom
Seema Singh, Business Excellence Manager, Al Fara'a Group, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates  
Nikolay Spasov, Recruitment and Health and Safety Specialist, Alpha Bank - Bulgaria Branch, Sofia, Bulgaria               
Caroline Storey-Sabetti, Executive Director, Business Solutions & Marketing, Staff Management | SMX, Chicago, IL, USA
Robert Sugar, Creative Director, Auras Design, Silver Spring, MD, USA                     
Heather Szymura, Logistics Coordinator, AutohausAZ, Tempe, AZ, USA
Erika Taylor Montgomery, CEO-Chief Publicist, Three Girls Media & Marketing Inc., San Jose, CA, USA              
Jacqueline Teo, General Manager, Programme Management Office, FOXTEL, Putney, Australia
Han Tjan, VP, Corporate Communications, Daimler, New York, NY, USA
Mike Tobin, CEO, Telecity Group, London, United Kingdom    
Rosa Maria Torres Valdés, Public Relations Professor, University of Alicante-Spain, Alicante, Spain               
Savas Usta, Human Resources Director, Turk Telekom A.S., Istanbul,  Turkey
Rosalinde van de Wall, Managing Director & Senior Partner, Fleishman-Hillard, Amsterdam,  The Netherlands               
Tusshard Varangaonkar, Director, Gharrkul Industries PVT. Ltd., Amravati, India    
Vinny Verdi, Producer, CUNY-TV, New York, NY, USA
David Vogin, Owner, 314 Design, Washington, DC, USA      
Angela Wende, Director of Marketing & Sales, CETRA Language Solutions, Elkins Park, PA, USA                  
Mara Woloshin, Principal, Woloshin Communications, Portland, OR, USA             
Timothy Yew, Director, Digital Innovation, BIG Digital / BIG Advertising Pte Ltd, Singapore, Singapore     
Hye Kyung Yim, Managing Director, sisainterview, Seoul, South Korea   
Joo Hyun Yoon, PR & Communication Team Manager, NuSkin Korea, Seoul, South Korea              
Julia Zamorska, VP of Corporate Communications, iolo technologies, Los Angeles, CA, USA          
Rebecca Zhao, Director/Designer, Z Studio, GuangZhou City, China