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, Virginia U.S.A.
Krysta Arabudzki, Art Director, JDG Communications, Falls Church, Virginia U.S.A.
D. Lilli Barnett, Director of National Training, Kimball Hill Homes, Houston, Texas U.S.A.
Lea-Ann Berst, Marketing Strategy Consultant, Sleddogg Marketing, Raleigh, North Carolina U.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, Virginia U.S.A.
Luigi Carinci, President, Pinpoint Experts, Vaughn, Ontario Canada
Bobbie Christensen, Director of Communication & Strategy, San Diego Housing Commission, San Diego, California, U.S.A.
Iris Cohen, Senior Manager, Nortel, Sunrise, Florida U.S.A.
Tom Cosgrove, Principal, Tom Cosgrove Design, Arlington, Virginia U.S.A.
Rachel Deutsch, President, 2Biondi LLC, Arlington, Virginia U.S.A.
John Fisher, Assistant Professor, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri U.S.A.
Laura Franek, Graphic Designer, Loyola College in Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland U.S.A.
Cheryl Gale, Managing Partners, March Communications, Cambridge, Massachusetts U.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, Maryland U.S.A.
Sherry Jarschke, Director of Marketing, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc., Dallas, Texas U.S.A.
Beverly Jensen, Ph.D., President, WomensMedicineBowl.com, Crown Point, New Mexico U.S.A.
Kate Kelly, Manager-Corporate Affairs, The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited, Hong Kong
Wayne Kurie, Creative Director, EFXMedia, Arlington, Virginia U.S.A.
Vivian Liu, Sales Training Strategist, ASK Learning, Shanghai, China
Ronald Loch, Senior Vice President, Gibbs & Soell, Inc., New York U.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, Connecticut U.S.A.
Dana Masuda, Senior Brand Strategy Manager, Cisco Systems, San Jose, California U.S.A.
Barbara McFarland, Public Relations Director, H.H. Brown, Lebanon, Pennsylvania U.S.A.
Karen Monaghan, Director of Public Relations, Reston Association , Reston, Virginia U.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, Ontario Canada
Pejman Shojaeion, Editor, Road & Structure Journal, Tehran, Iran
Sheri L. Singer, President, Singer Communications, Arlington, Virginia U.S.A.
Robert Staggenborg, APR, Director of Communications, Christian Brothers College High School, Town & Country, Missouri U.S.A.
Linda Sweek, Manager-Communications & PR, CHR. HANSEN, Milwaukee, Wisconsin U.S.A.
Frederik Tautz, Senior Consultant, Pleon, Dusseldorf, Germany
Heidi Theede, Marketing Communications Specialist, Johnstech International, Minneapolis, Minnesota U.S.A.
Joe Thoma, President/Editor, Primary Source Press Inc., Oviedo, Florida U.S.A.
Glen Turpin, Corporate Communications Director, Quark Inc., Denver, Colorado U.S.A.
Erol User, President, User Dis Ticaret AS, Istanbul, Turkey
Jolene Vanthuyne, VP-Marketing, Itracks, Saskatoon, Alberta Canada
Nicole Vaughn, Account Supervisor, Fleishman-Hillard, Inc., U.S.A.
Diane Weiss, Senior Manager, Apple Computer, Cupertino, California U.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, Ohio U.S.A.