We are pleased to announce that Christophe Castagnera, Head of Connected Experiences, EMEA, and Gabrielle Chamberlain, Managing Director, Houston and New York, are judges at this year's WARC Awards in the Effective Innovation and Effective Content Strategy categories respectively.
The WARC Awards programme is a search for next-generation marketing effectiveness, rewarding work entered into four categories: Effective Social Strategy, Effective Content Strategy, Effective Use of Brand Purpose and Effective Innovation. Each category has its own judging panel and set of Special Awards.
As Head of Connected Experiences, Christophe works in a strategic role which connects the business, measurement, digital and marketing teams at Imagination. His focus is on creating connected brand experiences across clients including Jaguar Land Rover, Major League Baseball, CRH and Ford. After studies in the UK and France, Christophe started his career at Citroën Automobiles in 1998, working as a Market Analyst. Upon joining Imagination in 2005, Christophe initially worked within a client services role. In 2015 he took on the newly created role of Head of Connected Experience for the Global Automotive team. Following the success of this role and the rapid growth of the strategy, measurement and digital team within Automotive, the role was adopted across the business in 2017 to cover all Imagination clients.
Gabrielle joined Imagination in 2001. She is the Managing Director of the New York and Houston offices, and a member of the Global Management Team. Over the years, Gabrielle has overseen and managed numerous global and local projects, from brand identity/culture change campaigns to strategic content, and large-format exhibitions. She leads both the client team and the internal team to success with her unique talent for understanding and translating complex objectives into thoughtful, strategic, and widely rich experiences.