Meet our latest APPIES judges

Gunjan is a new APPIES judge, and is  man behind the Cannes Lions fame for a series of HappyDent TV commercials. Leading one of the fastest growing businesses within Perfetti Van Melle India and has an expanding global presence. A digitally savvy outperforming business leader with 17+ years of strategy, marketing and commercial experience in building sustainable, profitable businesses. Advisor and Mentor to Indian startups, Board member at an agile media firm, regular speaker @ DX3 and distinguished judge @ Effies @ Festival of Media

Gunjan Khetan
Chief Marketing Officer
Perfetti Van Melle

After graduating from high school, he entered a university in the United States. After returning to Japan, he started a marketing company while a student at Keio University and published six books about social networking. After graduation, he started his career at Accenture Japan Ltd., where he focused on new business strategy. He then ventured into entrepreneurship with his own C2C service and later transitioned to GREE, Inc., playing a key role in international business planning.Subsequently, he held notable positions including CMO at nanapi Inc., marketing manager, and Head of New Business at Mercari Inc. In April 2023, he joined enito group Inc. and drives “with” – Japan’s top dating App with over 4 million users!

Kazuhide Harada
VP of International Business Development
Enito Group, inc

Prior to Modenik, Sunil has been Chairman of The Board of Directors at Fonterra Future Dairy Pvt Ltd, India, after serving as Managing Director for 4 years. He was also Vice President Sales for Kellogg Asia Pacific Pte Ltd and prior to that, Sunil was Managing Director at Mondelez Malaysia for three and a half years. A true FMCG leader, he has served as Exceutive Director for Cadbury India Limited. He has also worked in leadership positions in Colgate Palmolive, Diageo, PZ Cussons, PepsiCo, in a career spanning 35 years across 13 countries across Asia Pacific and CE Europe.

Sunil Sethi
Executive Chairman
Modenik Lifestyle Pvt Ltd

Norisa is a top award-winning marketer and is Senior Vice President of Marketing Communication with 12 years of experience at BCA. She is an easy going person who’s highly motivated in managing, developing, and executing marketing communication strategies to deliver the best customer experience. She spent her early years at McCann Worldgroup, DDB and GroupM. For the past 12 years, Norisa has been driving many marketing innovations in the financial services sphere across Indonesia.

Norisa Saifuddin
Head of Marketing Communication
PT Bank Central Asia Tbk

As a car fan, Marcus worked on the Volvo account at Havas from 2005 to 2009. He also serviced Microsoft, Sony Ericsson, Johnny Walker and Air France before joining Grey to handle GSK’s healthcare products. He was also responsible for the strategic alignment between the Badminton World Federation and China Badminton Association to bid, organize and promote international badminton tournaments. Marcus rejoined advertising in 2013 to handle the automobile businesses in Ogilvy & Mather Beijing as Vice President. Marcus is now Head of Communications and Media at Nestlé Zone Greater China, he is also the Zone Champion to Brand Building The Nestlé Way (BBNW), a global marketing platform for marketing excellence.

Marcus Ma
Head of Communications and Media Corporate Marketing – Zone Greater China
Nestlé (China) Limited

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