Google UK chief to chair DMAs

Google UK chief to chair DMAsThe DMA has revealed that Google UK managing director Eileen Naughton has been appointed chair of judges for the Awards 2015, overseeing the judging process, including the Grand Prix.
Naughton’s appointment is yet another coup for the industry body as it seeks to prove its digital credentials, and move on from its image as an organisation steeped in the more traditional disciplines of direct mail, telemarketing and door-drops.
The Google boss joins an impressive line-up, previous chairs of judges have included Channel 4 chief executive David Abraham, British playwright, director and screen writer Stephen Poliakoff, Red or Dead founder Wayne Hemingway, and film producer Lord Puttnam.
DMA Awards committe chair Mark Runacus said: “If awards were easy to win, they wouldn’t be worth anything. The DMAs are rigorous, as are the judges. This makes them hard to win. Rewardingly hard to win.”
The 2015 DMA Awards are supported by headline sponsors Whist (formerly TNT Post) and customer engagement experts Emarsys. The winners of the 2015 DMAs will be announced at the Awards ball to be held at Old Billingsgate in the City of London on December 1.

Related stories
Leo Burnett scoops DMA grand prix
OgilvyOne tops DMAs for fourth year
WDMP takes home DMA top award
OgilvyOne takes pole at DMAs again
Ogilvy scoops DMA grand prix

Print Friendly

To leave a comment please register – it takes less than a minute and is free of charge. You will also get our weekly email update The DM Report (to opt out contact subscriptions@decisionmarketing.co.uk). If you are an existing user, please log in. If you have forgotten your log-in details please email info@decisionmarketing.co.uk to get them reset!

Existing Users Log In
 Remember Me  
New User Registration
*Required field