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2008 Preliminary Judges

The following professionals participated in preliminary judging during May and June.  Their average scores determined the Finalists.  We thank them for their time, efforts, and insights.

David Beld, Producer, Steel Bridge Productions, New York, NY, U.S.A.
Seog Bong Bae, Director, Korea Commercial Film Makers Union, Seoul, South Korea
Chan Bae Ki, Reporter, Segye Daily Newspaper, Seoul, South Korea
John Basler, President, Basler Group Inc., Cornwall, ON, Canada
Ray Benjamin, Owner/Partner, Ray Benjamin Productions / Trilobyte Digital, New York, NY, U.S.A.
Nicholas Cartmell, Managing Producer, TELUS, Burnaby, BC, Canada
George Cauttero, Producer, The Cauttero Group, LLC, New York, NY, U.S.A.
Agata CHROSCICKA, Head of Press Office, On Boar PR, Warsaw, Poland
Samir Desai, Director of Learning Infrastructure and Innovation, Accenture, Chicago, IL, U.S.A.
Rachel Deutsch, Principal/Owner, Biondi LLC, McLean, VA, U.S.A.
Richard Fishman, Designer, Fishman Design, Washington, DC, U.S.A.
Marc Foelsch, Senior Art Director, Fraser Wallace Advertising, Dulles, VA, U.S.A.
Stephen Gallagher, independent producer/director, New York, NY, U.S.A.
Kristina Garcia, Managing Director, German State of Hessen U.S. Office for Economic Development, New York, NY
James Goldsmith, Senior Manager - Global Capability, Accenture, St. Charles, IL, U.S.A.
Anna Hahn-Lesniewska, Client Service Director, Partner of Promotion, Warsaw, Poland
David Hamm, Director, Global Marketing Communications & Advertising, Enterprise Media Group, Dow Jones, Princeton, NJ, U.S.A.
Geoffrey Handley, Chief Strategic Officer, The Hyperfactory, Causeway Bay, New Zealand
Karen Hayward, Executive VP & Chief Marketing Officer, CenterBeam Inc, San Jose, CA, U.S.A.
Dian Holton, Assistant Art Director, AARP The Magazine, Washington, DC, U.S.A.
Il Hong Young, CEO, Youth Communications, Seoul, South Korea
Renzo Ibañez, Public Relations and Social Responsibility, Banco de Crédito, Lima, Peru
Yeol Jo Dung, Planning Team President, Cheil Communications, Seoul, South Korea
Mu Jo Jin, BTL President, Taehong Communication, Seoul, South Korea
Pam Johnson, Product Marketing Manager, WiQuest Communications, Allen, TX, U.S.A.
Tony Kelsey, Creative/Web Director, CIBER, Inc., Greenwood Village, CO., U.S.A.
Wayne Kurie, Creative & Communications Director, EFXMedia, Arlington, VA, U.S.A.
Souk Kim Chan, Professor, Chongju University Department of advertising and Public Relations, Seoul, South Korea
Steve King, Executive Producer-Corporate Television, Screentime, Auckland, New Zealand
Jin Ko Myoung Deputy Editor in Chief Successive, Hangug Daily News, Seoul, South Korea
Hwak Lee Ju, CEO, SIDM Co., Ltd, Seoul, South Korea
Peter Levy, President, Corniche Productions, Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.
Anil Machado, President, DAMAS JEWELLERY LLC, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Michael Miller, President and CEO, Primo Solutions, LLC, Surprise, AZ, U.S.A.
Casey Miller, International Operations Manager, International Armoring Corporation, Ogden, UT, U.S.A.
David Moritz, President, Society Awards, New York, NY, U.S.A.
Susan Morrow, Executive Vice President, Marketing Symphony, Richardson, TX, U.S.A.
Laura O'Gara, VP-Marketing, The MSR Group, Omaha, NE, U.S.A.
Shig Park Young, President, Advertising Institute Culture, Seoul, South Korea
Supon Phornirunlit, Founder/Creative Director, Supon Creative Enterprises, Washington, DC, U.S.A.
Michael Pisner, Graphic Designer, The Design Channel, Chevy Chase, MD, U.S.A.
Lisa Preuss, Director-Public Relations, Epicor Software Corp., Irvine, CA, U.S.A.
Pamala Proverbs, President, PRMR Inc., Bridgetown, Barbados
Fanjarivo Rakotonirina,    President, Tropical Items Madagascar, LLC, Boulder, CO, U.S.A.
Valli Ravindran, Senior Designer, AOL, Washington, DC., U.S.A.
Maja Recnik, Education Director, SPEM Communication Group, Eastern Europe
Zev Remba, Creative Director/Principal, Unconformity LLc, Alexandria, VA, U.S.A.
Kristin Sedgwick, Director of Marketing, MWW Group, East Rutherford, NJ, U.S.A.
Shoab Syed, Principal Consultant, Sovnex, Brampton, ON, Canada
Pat Taylor, Owner, Pat Taylor Graphic Design, Washington, DC, U.S.A.
Angela Terry, Principal, Angela Terry Design, Alexandria, VA, U.S.A.
Joe Thoma, President/Editor, Primary Source Press Inc., Oviedo, FL, U.S.A.
Vincent Verdi, Art Director, CUNY-TV, New York, NY, U.S.A.
Charles Wagner, Director of Marketing, Sensei Enterprises, Fairfax, VA, U.S.A.
Joseph Zitzelberger, Director of Manufacturing Development - Kenworth Truck Company, PACCAR Inc, Chillicothe, OH, U.S.A.