For the second year in a row, Christopher Philip, Senior VP, Media Director for Doremus, the global business communications company, will Chair the judging panel at the Journal of Financial Advertising and Marketing’s JFAM Media Strategy Awards.
Mr. Philip has spent over two decades engineering brand-building and product focused media programs for Fortune 500 companies. BtoB magazine named him one of its “top media strategists” three years in a row.
Mr. Philip will oversee judging by a distinguished panel which includes: James Barcia, Director of Communications, United States Secretary of Labor; Jo-Ann Daddio, SVP Corporate Affairs, Branding & Advertising, Corporate & Investment Banking, Citigroup; Stephen DiMarco, EVP, Compete, Inc.; Bruce Dunbar, SVP, Director of Corporate Communications, Oppenheimer Funds, Inc.; Linda Finnerty, CMO/Wealth Management, Commerce Bank; Steve Gardner, President & Co-Founder, Gardner Nelson & Partners; Marilyn Harvey, EVP, Director of Advertising, The Vanguard Group; Dan Harley, VP e-Business, First National Bank of Nebraska; Janet Hawkins, SVP & CMO, Business Banking, JP MorganChase; Jeffrey Inman, Ph.D. Marketing, Katz Graduate School of Business, Univ. of Pittsburgh; Lyle Kan, EVP, Customer Satisfaction, Countrywide Financial; Steven Logan, President, Northeast Middle Market, Aetna; Raul P. Lomeli-Azoubel, Director, Diverse Growth Segments, Wells Fargo; Jody Mack, Director, Integrated Marketing, Allstate Insurance Company; Kevin McConell, President, Captura Online; Don Middleberg, CEO, Middleberg Communications; Ed Montes, Managing Director, Media Contacts; Fred Pfaff, President, Fred Pfaff, Inc.; Amy Rubin, Director of Marketing & Promotions, Prudential Financial; Noreen Ross, EVP, Director of Corporate Communications, Dreyfus Corporation; David Rowe, Managing Director, GAM; Bill Tommins, EVP, Commercial Banking, Bank of America.
The Journal of Financial Advertising and Marketing’s Media Strategy Awards honors the most dynamic strategic media thinking in financial advertising over the past year. It encompasses categories such as: retail banking and lending, credit cards, individual investment, brokerage, insurance, investment banking, institutional investment, corporate and general financial branding.
The deadline for entries is December 31th, 2006 and winners will be announced on February 1, 2007 at an awards ceremony in New York.
In addition to the category awards, a “Best Global Financial Media Strategy” award, as well as a “Best of Show” award will be presented.
Bill Wreaks, President and CEO of The Wreaks Media Group which publishes the Journal of Financial Advertising and Marketing, said, “It’s the quality of our judges that brings real significance to the competition. Chris’ personal level of excellence raises the level of judging in a group that is already working at the high water mark. I’m personally thrilled to have him at the helm of such a first class panel.”
The awards are sponsored by Presenting Sponsor, Financial Times in addition to Microsoft Digital Advertising Solutions and others.
Doremus is composed of a unique group of people from the most highly regarded creative and strategic communications companies with one common goal: to bring a new level of thinking and execution to a category that is often orphaned in the general agency community. Doremus is best known for its commitment to understanding complex, considered decisions, multiple target audiences, and identifying the best communications channels to magnify budgets at all levels. Over 100 years old, with offices in the key business centers of the world, Doremus is constantly evolving to meet the marketing communications needs of business.
Omnicom Group Inc. is a strategic holding company that manages a portfolio of global market leaders. Our companies operate in the disciplines of advertising, marketing services, specialty communications, interactive/digital media and media buying services.