All entries are judged according to various criteria: these include graphic and structural design, production techniques, cost-efficiency, ecology, sustainability, innovation, convenience etc.
Consultant for branding and design, Chair of the jury
Satkar Gidda studied Business Studies and Marketing and has worked 6 years in Sales, Trade Marketing and Brand Marketing for RHM Foods and Nestle followed by 30 years as Sales & Marketing Director of SiebertHead, the longest established brand and packaging design consultancy in the UK. Since March 2020, Satkar operates as an independent consultant.
SL DESIGN, leading packaging designer
Susanne Lippitsch graduated in Industrial Design from the University of Applied Arts in Vienna. During her training she completed the Masterclass for Packaging at the Escola de Disseny Elisava in Barcelona. Since 2001, she has worked as an independent packaging designer and has taught packaging design in Graz and Salzburg for over 15 years. Her work has won several prizes and her clients include many prestigious companies.
Unilever, Global Packaging Director in the Foods and Ice Cream business
Sanjeev studied packaging engineering and currently works with Unilever as Global Packaging Director in the Foods and Ice Cream business. He has about 20 years diverse experience across different business categories in consumer products and healthcare industry. He is a strong advocate for experiential packaging via a synthesis of design, sustainable materials, technology, and partnerships.
Impressions from the jury meeting 2022
The expert jury of 2022: Satkar Gidda, Susanne Lippitsch and Senjeev Das.
Pro Carton GM Winfried Mühling visited the jury meeting to say Thank You to the judges.
The Pro Carton / ECMA team and the judges together, from left to right: Suzanne Mc Ewen, Susanne Lippitsch, Satkar Gidda, Winfried Mühling, Barbara Ginter, Sanjeev Das, Angela Ashruf, Helena Schütte.