MSL experts to judge three industry awards

MSL experts to judge three industry awards

At MSL we love getting involved and giving something back to the communications industry. This year, colleagues from across the agency are set to judge three industry awards celebrating best-in-class PR and communications campaigns.

European Excellence Awards

Andi Donovan, Managing Director, Consumer has been secured to judge the European Excellence Awards in October. Since 2007, the prestigious awards offers brands and agencies across Europe the chance to gain recognition for their outstanding PR and communications campaigns.

Andi leads MSL’s Consumer practice with 18 years’ agency experience across multiple sectors, with particular knowledge of consumer technology brands leading high profile campaigns for the likes of Microsoft, Nokia, Samsung and Huawei. She also has broader integrated brand campaign experience across travel, gaming, automotive and utility sectors. Andi is a specialist in consumer both UK and EMEA and global accounts.

Andi will draw on this deep consumer communications experience to help select this year’s shortlist during an online voting session and a two-day Jury meeting where they will decide the winners.

With in-depth categories covering everything from internal communications to public relations, the Awards provide a comprehensive look at the most exceptional examples of communication in Europe. The winner’s ceremony will take place in Lisbon on the 29th November.

It is a privilege to be selected to judge the 2019 European Excellence awards with such an esteemed panel. Gaining access to the best work from across the region will be a real treat!

Andi Donovan, Managing Director, Consumer

Recruitment Marketing Awards

Ben Read, Senior Account Manager in the Employee practice, will join other industry experts to judge the first round of entries across 28 categories in the Recruitment Marketing Awards this month

The Recruitment Marketing Awards is a leading awards body in the employee communications industry. Recognising excellence in recruitment marketing and talent management, they recognise campaigns with outstanding creativity, combined with the right medium, which result in tangible results.

Ben has been with MSL for over three years and has expertise in talent attraction, employer branding, internal communications, employee engagement and social media campaigns. Ben is passionate about finding creative solutions to client's problems and has worked with the likes of Lloyds Banking group, AB InBev, EY and Associated British Foods.

I’ve been involved in all types of projects at MSL from video production through to experiential campaigns which will hopefully stand me in good stead for judging the Recruitment Marketing Awards.  I’m looking forward to seeing some of the most innovative work from our industry and can’t wait to be part of the process.

Ben Read, Senior Account Manager, Employee Practice

The award ceremony will take place on the 30th October at The Brewery.

International Content Marketing Awards

The International Content Marketing Awards are a huge event in the content marketing calendar. Agencies from across the globe share their best campaigns for judgement by some of the biggest names in marketing. The awards ceremony gives the industry an insight into a showcase of talent, expertise, and inspiration for brand marketers.

With almost 40 years’ experience between them in communications, our MSL specialists Jane Cloete (Senior Content Strategist), Michael Dowell (Creative Director) and Xuan Lim (Creative Lead) will team up to judge the work for the well-regarded awards. The CMA’s ceremony will take place on the 26th November.

Good luck to all those submitting campaigns into these prestigious awards, from across the communications industry. We hope to see many of you at the awards ceremonies in the autumn.



Jane van Wyngaarden

Marketing and New Business Coordinator

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