Saurabh Dasgupta, executive creative director, Innocean Worldwide, has been invited to judge the 2009 edition of the Globes Awards, organised by MAA (Marketing Agencies Association) Worldwide.
Dasgupta, who has been in the advertising industry for 15 years, and has worked for Mudra and Leo Burnett in Delhi in the past, was also on the jury for the Promotion Marketing Awards of Asia (PMAA) 2009. However, this will be his first stint with the MAA Globes.
Previously, Dasgupta has had three stints in the jury for the New York Festivals, including for this year's Awards. Ambika Sharma from Jagran Solutions was also in the jury for the PMAA 2009 and the MAA Globes 2008..
In 2008, Solutions Digitas and OgilvyAction were the only two Indian agencies to have won at the MAA Globes. Solutions Digitas won a Globe, while OgilvyAction won a Silver Award. A total of 51 Globes, Silver and Bronze Awards, as well as Order of Merit Certificates in 16 categories, were given away last year. The Earth Hour Campaign from Leo Burnett Australia and the World Wildlife Fund Australia walked away with the top honours.