2020 ARC Award Winners

Judging Procedures

CRITERIA FOR JUDGING
The ARC Awards Competition is unique in that each annual report is judged against itself, based on its success in communicating its company's story. Judging is based not on corporate profitability nor production, but on the values of creativity, clarity, effectiveness, and excellence as symbolized by the ARC Awards.

Some of the elements to be considered in the judging of the annual reports include: cover design, president's letter, interior design, clarity of written text, presentation of corporate information, expression of financial data, and how well the spirit of the organization is communicated.

JUDGING PROCESS
The ARC Awards are conducted as a “blind” judging.
(Nominating agency names are withheld from the judges.)

Each entry is evaluated three separate times during the preliminary rounds. The three sets of scores are then averaged into a single score for the individual entry. A certain minimum score must be achieved to qualify for an award. Only one Gold, Silver, Bronze and Honors Award will be given in each classification; however, if no entry scores high enough, no award will be given.

THE JUDGES
Judges come from around the globe to participate on the ARC jury panels. Preliminary judging is carried out independently by panels of judges representing leaders in the fields of investor relations, writing, design and photography. Final judging is made by presidents, CEOs and other senior executives of corporations, agencies, and design firms.

THE WINNERS
Annual reports scoring in the top 30 percent will be awarded Honors, Bronze, Silver and Gold certificates of outstanding achievement. All Gold Award winners become candidates for the Best of Category - Grand Awards. An ARC Award plaque will be presented to each of the Grand Award winners. The Best of Show trophy will be presented to the one top annual report that best exemplifies the spirit of the ARC Awards.

AWARDS CEREMONY
The ARC Awards will be presented during a Gala Celebration and Exhibition in
New York City. All winning annual reports will be on display. All winners will be called to the stage to receive their awards. For this year's date, please see the ARC Awards Calendar.

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Judges

DISTINGUISHED FACULTIES OF INTERNATIONAL JUDGES
The distinguished panels of judges recognize the art of communications in a global economy and the science of the new technologies which enable the world-wide exchange of ideas and information. Members of the judging faculty will evaluate the entries based on the standards of international excellence through the measures of creativity and craft.

33 Visual – MEXICO
A. Plus Financial Press Limited
   – HONG KONG
Addison – USA
Ad Fortune Communications
   – HONG KONG
AIR – USA
Airport Authority – HONG KONG
Akademie Deutscher
   Genossenschaften ADG
   – GERMANY
Armacell International S.A
   – LUXEMBOURG
Artists Estate Studio – USA
Atrevia – PORTUGAL
Atrevia – SPAIN
Autlan – MEXICO
Avila Creative, Inc. – USA
Bank of China – HONG KONG
Berenberg – GERMANY
BGA Publishing – USA
bp Content – GERMANY
BrandBook LLC – USA
BrandsOnSpeed GmbH
   – GERMANY
Bring, LLC. – USA
Burgess Strategic
   Marketing Services – USA
C3 Creative Code & Content
   – GERMANY
CHC Enterprises – USA
China Communications Services
   Corporation Limited
   – HONG KONG
China Telecom Corporation Ltd.
   – HONG KONG
China Unicom – HONG KONG
CITIC Limited – HONG KONG
C.J. Graphics – CANADA
Colonial First State Global
   Asset Mgmt – AUSTRALIA
ComfortDelGro Corporation Limited
   – SINGAPORE
Coolgrey Design Workshop Limited
   – HONG KONG
COPE Content Performance
   Group GmbH – AUSTRIA
Cre8 (Greater China) Limited
   – HONG KONG
Creative Creature Company Ltd.
   – HONG KONG
CSR Consulting & Design – KOREA
Curran & Connors, Inc. – USA
Daimler AG – GERMANY
Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd.
   – JAPAN
Daniel Kennedy Communications
   Services – USA
Devon Title – USA
Diehl Aviation – GERMANY
DNA Komunika – INDONESIA
Donnelley Financial Solutions
   – HONG KONG
Doris Gstatter, IR & MEHR
   – AUSTRIA
DOTPLUS Communications
   SDN BHD – MALAYSIA
EDICO Financial Press Services Ltd.
   – HONG KONG
Equity Financial Press Ltd.
   – HONG KONG
Excel Communication and Perception
   Management – TURKEY
Fast Retailing Co., Limited – JAPAN
FGI Design – USA
Fiducia & GAD IT AG – GERMANY
Finar Kurumsal – TURKEY
Fronius International GmbH
   – GERMANY
Fuhrmann Films – GERMANY
GenNex Financial Media Limited
   – HONG KONG
Graffiti– TURKEY
Great Thinks – GERMANY
Grupo Insud – ARGENTINA
HeterMedia Services Ltd.
   – HONG KONG
HGB Hamburger Geschäftsberichte
   GmbH & Co. KG – GERMANY
Hong Kong Broadband Network, Ltd
   – HONG KONG
House of Communications – USA
i.LINK Group Limited
   – HONG KONG
Ideas on Purpose – USA
INBRAX – CHILE
Inc. Design – USA
Informa PLC – UNITED KINGDOM
Insight Creative – NEW ZEALAND
International Finance Corporation
   (IFC) – USA
iONE Financial Press – HONG KONG
IZ Iletisim – TURKEY
John Madere Photography – USA
Jolly Good Films – NEW ZEALAND
Karin und Walter Blüchert
   Gedächtnisstiftung – GERMANY
KD1 Designagentur – GERMANY
Kerry Properties – HONG KONG
KetchumPleon – GERMANY
Killing Mario – KOREA
KorteMaerzWolff Kommunikation
   – GERMANY
LLYC – COLOMBIA
LLYC – SPAIN
loved GmbH – GERMANY
Luke Communications Group – USA
M-1 Studios – USA
M&M Consultancy – HONG KONG
Marco – SPAIN
Media Genesis – USA
Mensalia GmbH – AUSTRIA
MENSE – LUXEMBOURG
mensemedia – GERMANY
MetaFusion Pte Ltd – SINGAPORE
Michigan Door – USA
Milenio 3 Genera – MEXICO
Miramar Group – HONG KONG
MM Partners – KOREA
MS Optics R&D – JAPAN
Mubadala Investment Company
   – UAE
Newport3 Communications
   – GERMANY
Next Digital Limited – HONG KONG
Nine Labs – USA
Nova Fusion – MALAYSIA
Ohhh! Foundation – GERMANY
OMV Aktiengesellschaft – AUSTRIA
Pan American Energy – ARGENTINA
Paradise Group – KOREA
Paragraphs Design – USA
Parcel Design – CANADA
Pauffley & Company
   – UNITED KINGDOM
People’s Leasing & Finance PLC
   – SRI LANKA
PepperClub – GERMANY
PETRANIX Corporate and
   Financial Communication
   – SWITZERLAND
Plan P. GmbH – GERMANY
PlusX – KOREA
PRATT Institute – USA
PRH Hamburg Kommunikation GmbH
   – GERMANY
Profilwerkstatt GmbH – GERMANY
Protop Financial Press Limited
   – HONG KONG
Publik. Agentur Für Kommunikation
   GmbH – GERMANY
Rahofer Werbeagentur – AUSTRIA
Raymond Ltd – INDIA
REF Financial Press Ltd.
   – HONG KONG
Rethink – MALAYSIA
ringzwei – GERMANY
S/O Project – KOREA
Sedgwick Richardson – HONG KONG
SEQUEL – USA
Shian Inc. – JAPAN
Shoemake Photography LLC – USA
Signi Design – MEXICO
Silicon Plus Communications PTE
   Limited – SINGAPORE
SinoMedia Holding Limited – CHINA
Smart Media – SRI LANKA
Solomon Financial Press Limited
   – HONG KONG
SS Digital Media – USA
Stagg & Friends GmbH – GERMANY
Stan Gellman Graphic Design Inc.
   – USA
Studio 210, LLC – USA
süden ad agency – GERMANY
Sven Ruhs – GERMANY
Sydinvest – DENMARK
Tayburn – TURKEY
TERRITORY Content to Results
   GmbH – GERMANY
The Dubs – AUSTRALIA
The Hong Kong Society for the Aged
   – HONG KONG
The Open University of Hong Kong
   – HONG KONG
Toppan Merrill Limited
   – HONG KONG
Toyoko Inn Nagano – JAPAN
Troy Chamber of Commerce – USA
Twice Graphics – HONG KONG
United Therapeutics – USA
Va Bene Publishing GmbH
   – GERMANY
VOK Dams Events & Live Marketing
   – GERMANY
Wachovia Securities – USA
Wendy’s Bloggers – USA
WILO SE – GERMANY
Workplace Safety &
   Prevention Services – CANADA
Wynk Design, Inc. – USA
X_Design – MEXICO
Xanadu Communications – USA
Yellow Creative (HK) Limited
   – HONG KONG
YesTogether – IRAN

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2020 PRELIMINARY PANELS OF JUDGES
The International ARC 2020 Awards are presented by the International Academy of Communications Arts & Sciences. The winners of the 34th anniversary competition were selected by panels of judges, totaling over 170 professionals, headed by senior members of the organizations listed below:

A.PLUS FINANCIAL
PRESS LIMITED
HONG KONG
Kay Pau – Art Director
Evelyn Tang – Art Director
Walter Yu – Head of Design

AIR
Rockville, MD
Martha Mater
   – Mgr., Creative Services

ARMACELL
Capellen, LUXEMBOURG
Tom Anen – Director
   Corporate Communications

AVILA CREATIVE, INC.
Chicago, IL
John Avila – Principal

BANK OF CHINA (Hong Kong)
Hong Kong
Angel Yip – Deputy
   General Manager

BERENBERG
Hamburg, GERMANY
Karsten Wehmeier – Head of
   Corporate Communications

BGA PUBLISHING INC.
Brightwaters, NY
Beau Gardner – President

BURGESS STRATEGIC
MARKETING SERVICES
Troy, MI
Sandra J. Burgess – Owner

CHC ENTERPRISES
Gorham, ME
Charles H. Crockett – Principal

CHINA COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES CORPORATION LTD
HONG KONG
Joanna Lee – Assistant to Company
   Secretary & Deputy CFO

CHINA UNICOM
(HONG KONG) LIMITED
Hong Kong
Joeling Law
   – Manager, Investor Relations
Enrica Lee
   – Assistant Company Secretary

CITIC
Hong Kong
Desmond Hu – Manager

COOLGREY DESIGN
WORKSHOP LIMITED
Hong Kong
Kelvin Chung – Creative Director
King Wong – Creative Director

DAIWA HOUSE INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
Osaka, JAPAN
Keisuke Izumoto – Executive
   Officer, Advertising Dept.
Kazutaka Morimoto
   – Manager, Advertising Dept.

DONNELLEY
FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS
HONG KONG
Fan Fung – Senior Designer
Ling Ma – Senior Designer
Ying Tsui – Designer

DNA KOMUNIKA
Jakarta, Indonesia
Meta Magdalena – CEO
Faisal Bayhakih Umar
   – Creative Director/Founder

DOTPLUS COMMUNICATIONS
SDN. BHD
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Lin Young – Creative Director

EDICO FINANCIAL PRESS SERVICES LIMITED
HONG KONG
Amy Donati
   – Chief Executive Officer
Vicky Lee – Director – Corporate
   Sales & Service Department
Ricky Tse – Director,
   Print Bind/Logistics Dept.
FGI DESIGN
New York, NY
Trevor Paccione – Creative Director
Susan Weiss – Senior Vice President

FIDUCIA GAD
Hamburg, Germany
Maika-Alexander Stangenberg
   – SVP Marketing &
   Corporate Communications

GENNEX FINANCIAL
MEDIA LIMITED
HONG KONG
Jeff Lau Shu Fung
   – Creative Director
Maxx Wong Ka Kit
   – Associate Creative Director
Laetitia Wong Yuk Sin
   – Project Administrative Manager

GREAT THINKS GMBH
Cologne, Germany
Brigitte Laepper-Rohricht
   – Creative Director

HETERMEDIA SERVICES LTD.
HONG KONG
Charles Ho – Design Manager
Orling Or
   – Business Development Director
Vanessa Yeung – Senior Business
   Development Manager

HGB HAMBURGER GESCHÄFTSBERICHTE
GMBH & CO. KG
Hamburg, GERMANY
Christa Eickmeyer
   – Senior Managing Partner
Boris Fisher – Director Consulting
   and Processes
Katharina Marx
   – Senior Art Director
Peter Poppe
   – Senior Managing Partner

HOUSE OF COMMUNICATIONS
Troy, MI
Darlene L. House – Owner and
   Chief Communications Specialist

I.LINK GROUP LIMITED
HONG KONG
Adrianne Chan – Creative Director
Hidy Shum
   – Assistant General Manager

IFC
Washington D.C.
Robert P. Wright – Branding &
   Publications Team

INBRAX
Santiago, CHILE
Cristian Chavez – Creative Director
Rodrigo Gallardo – Art Director
Renato Galecio – Art Director

INSIGHT CREATIVE LIMITED
Auckland, NEW ZEALAND
Mike Tisdall – Founding Director

iONE FINANCIAL PRESS LIMITED
HONG KONG
Ricky Chan – Art Director
Daniel Fok
   – Assistant Creative Director
Axel Kiang – Creative Director

KERRY PROPERTIES LIMITED
HONG KONG
Michelle Lam – Senior Director,
   Corporate & Marketing
   Communication

M&M CONSULTANCY
HONG KONG
Mike Moulders – Principal, Brand Design Consultant

MENSALIA GMBH
Vienna, AUSTRIA
Larissa Alterdinger – Consultant
Sandra Degen – Art Director
Christophe Gilet – Managing Partner

MENSE
LUXEMBOURG
Janine Neves
   – Head Internal Communications

MIRAMAR GROUP
HONG KONG
Lafina Chan – Creative Director
MM PARTNERS
Seoul, SOUTH KOREA
Young–il Kim – Senior Director
Sang–Hyeon Lee – Art Director
Jan–Kook Yi – Chief Director

MS OPTICS RD
Tokyo, JAPAN
Johnny Law
   – Asia Region Representative

NOVA FUSION
Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
Tang Lien – Managing Director

PRATT INSTITUTE
New York, NY
Alisa Zamir – Professor, Graduate
   Communications/Packaging
   Design Department

REF FINANCIAL PRESS LIMITED
HONG KONG
Shing Chan
   – Associate Creative Director
Alex Choi – Creative Director
Nick Li – Associate Creative Director

RETHINK
Selangor, Malaysia
Audrey Soon Chia Ai
   – Operations Director
S. Indran A/L M Subramaniam
   – Chief Executive Officer

RINGZWEI
Hamburg, GERMANY
Dirk Linke – Creative Director

SMART MEDIA –
THE ANNUAL REPORT COMPANY

Colombo, SRI LANKA
Vijith Kannangara – Chairman
Kalum Nupehewa
   – Senior Software Engineer
Vajira Pathirana – Art Director
Naleen Wijesinghe
   – Creative Director

SOLOMON FINANCIAL
PRESS LIMITED
HONG KONG
Jemmie Chiu – Chief Art Director
Patt Yuen
   – Business Development Director

SSDM
Troy, MI
Laura Oliveto – VP Marketing &
   Public Relations

Stan Gellman Graphic Design
St. Louis, MO
Mary Muehlemann – Designer
Teresa Thompson – President
Bryan Wakeland – Senior Designer

TAYBURN
Istanbul, Turkey
Ronaldo Manosa – CEO
Nilgun Yilmazcan
   – Client Relations Director

TOPPAN MERRILL LIMITED
HONG KONG
Ken Lam – Senior Designer
Derek Ma – Senior Art Director
Iris Wong – Senior Art Director

TOYOKO INN NAGANO
Tokyo, JAPAN
Kiichiro Sakaguchi – Owner

UNITED THERAPEUTICS/LAB 4
Silver Spring, MD
Bill Rock
   – Executive Creative Director

WACHOVIA SECURITIES
New York, NY
Zeev Zamir
   – Financial Advisor (Retired)

YELLOW CREATIVE (HK) LTD.
HONG KONG
Wong Chun Hong
   – Executive Creative Director
Rebecca So – Managing Partner
Ellen Zee – Managing Partner

YESTOGETHER
Tehran, Iran
Houman Yegani – Brand Communications Strategist

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2020 Final “Virtual” Judge Session

Martha Mater
Manager, Creative Services
AIR
Rockville, MD

Chuck Crocket
Principal
CHC ENTERPRISES
Gorham, ME

Michelle Lam
Asst. Company Secretarial Manager
CHINA UNICOM
Hong Kong

Enrica Lee
Asst. Company Secretary
CHINA UNICOM
Hong Kong

Kelvin Chung
Creative Director
COOLGREY DESIGN
WORKSHOP LTD
Hong Kong

King Wong
Creative Director
COOLGREY DESIGN
WORKSHOP LTD
Hong Kong

Davy Li
Managing Director & Head of Sales
CRE8 (Greater China) LTD
Hong Kong

Meta Magdalena
CEO
DNAKOMUNIKA
Indonesia

Faisal Bayhakih Umar
Creative Director/Founder
DNAKOMUNIKA
Indonesia

Lin Yong
Creative Director
DOTPLUS COMMUNICATIONS
SDN BHD
Malaysia

Trevor Paccione
Creative Director
FGI DESIGN
New York, NY

Susan Weiss
Senior Vice President
FGI DESIGN
New York, NY

Cansu Corak
Project Executive
FINAR KURUMSAL
Turkey

Corrin Chan
CEO & Executive Director
GENNEX FINANCIAL
MEDIA LIMITED
Hong Kong

Maxx Wong
Associate Creative Director
GENNEX FINANCIAL
MEDIA LIMITED
Hong Kong

Brigitte Lapper Rohricht
Creative Director
GREAT THINKS GMBH
Germany
Orling Or
Business Development Director
HETERMEDIA SERVICES LIMITED
Hong Kong

Team 1 Boris Fister & Peter Poppe
Consultant Director,
Managing Partner
HGB HAMBURGER GESCHÄFTSBERICHTE
GMBH & CO. KG
Germany

Team 2 Dagmar Hermannsen
& Maja Janders
Senior Consultant,
Senior Art Director
HGB HAMBURGER GESCHÄFTSBERICHTE
GMBH & CO. KG
Germany

Hidy Shum
Assistant General Manager
I.LINK GROUP LIMITED
Hong Kong

Darren Namaye
Founding Principal/Creative Director
IDEAS ON PURPOSE
New York, NY
                                   

Pancho Gonzalez
CCO
INBRAX
Chile

Axel Kiang
Head of Design/Creative Director
iONE FINANCIAL PRESS LIMITED
Hong Kong

Terence Lau
Managing Director
iONE FINANCIAL PRESS LIMITED
Hong Kong

Doris Gstatter
Executive Director
IR & MEHR
Austria

Michelle Lam
Senior Director – Corporate & Marketing Communications
KERRY PROPERTIES LIMITED
Hong Kong

Mike Moulders
Brand Design Consultant
M&M CONSULTANCY
Hong Kong

Antoine Debeauclard
President
MEDIA GENESIS
Troy, MI

Janine Neves
Head of Internal Communications
MENSE
Luxembourg

Lafina Chan
Creative Director
MIRAMAR
Hong Kong

Johnny Law
Asia Region Representative
MS OPTICS R&D
Tokyo, Japan

Tang Lien
Managing Director
NOVA FUSION SDN BHD
Malaysia
Reg Pauffley
Founder/Consultant
PAUFFLEY & COMPANY
United Kingdom

Alisa Zamir
Professor, Graduate Communications/Packaging
Design Department
PRATT INSTITUTE
New York, NY

Audrey Soon
Head of Operations &
Client Servicing
RE:THINK SDN BHD
Malaysia

Alex Choi
Creative Director
REF FINANCIAL PRESS LIMITED
Hong Kong

Natasha Fung
Marketing Executive
REF FINANCIAL PRESS LIMITED
Hong Kong

Dirk Linke
Creative Director
RINGZWEI
Germany

Shian Inc.
SHIAN
Japan

Vijith Kannangara
Chairman
SMART MEDIA
THE ANNUAL REPORT COMPANY
Sri Lanka

Jemmie Chiu
Art Director
SOLOMON FINANCIAL
PRESS LIMITED
Hong Kong

Patt Yuen
Business Development Director
SOLOMON FINANCIAL
PRESS LIMITED
Hong Kong

Ronaldo Manosa
CEO, CSO& Managing Director
TAYBURN
Turkey

Peter Yeo
Assistant General Manager
TOPPAN MERRILL LIMITED
Hong Kong

Wilson Kwan
Creative Director
TOPPAN MERRILL LIMITED
Hong Kong

Kiicchiro Sakaguchi
Owner
TOYOKO INN NAGANO
Japan

Zeev Zamir
Financial Advisor (Retired)
WACHOVIA SECURITIES
New York, NY

Houman Yegani
Brand Communications Strategist
YESTOGETHER
Iran