Mumbai: The ABBYs Award Governing Council has assembled a power packed Jury Chair, rounding it out with five more renowned industry veterans namely Carlton D’Silva, Paresh Chaudhry, Praveen Someshwar, Rajat Ojha and Rekha Nigam.
Carlton D’Silva is the Co-Founder House of Awe and Musemakers Marketing Services. After a long stint at Hungama, Carlton now oversees the development of Film Marketing in House of Awe and Brand Marketing in Musemakers. Awards won include Cannes Lions, The Abbys, Kyoorius, Olive Crown Awards, New York Ad Festival.
Paresh Chaudhry heads Value 360 as Group Executive director. He was formerly the Group President & Chief Brand Custodian at RIL. Paresh is the founder President of the Indian Forum of Corporate Communicators (IFCC)
Praveen Someshwar dons the role of MD & CEO – HT Media Group. Under his leadership, HT Media Group is well on course to become a digital first organization, creating multiple agile business units focusing on new niche domains. Praveen was earlier with Pepsico heading their North and South East Asia businesses.
Rajat Ojha helms Gametronics as its Chief Executive Officer. He has worked at Hungama and currently heads Gamitronics. Awards won include Indie Innovation Award, Casual Connect, Hamburg, Game of the year for Kung Fu Dhamaka Google Maiden Canvas Showcase SFVR Game of The Year.
Rekha Nigam is the Director of Sutradhar Media & Communications. She has headed language dept in several agencies. She was Programming Head of Sony Entertainment Television, screenplay and dialogue writer for major Hindi films like Parineeta and Laaga Chunari Mein Daag.