Judges

Judges for the International Salute to Excellence Awards are selected on the basis of past and current experience with product concepts, packaging, quality, product appearance and value for money. Judges are divided into groups of 6-8 per panel.

Food and Non-Food

  • Loe Limpens

    Yellow Dress Retail
    The Netherlands
  • Petra Östh

    Creative Studio P
    Sweden
  • Rody Frequin

    Roretail
    The Netherlands
  • Ana Maria Lopez

    ARAL
    Spain
  • Thomas Roeb

    Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg
    Germany
  • Karsten Nielsen

    Food From Denmark
    Denmark
  • Jan Rustenburg

    Rustenburg Consultancy
    The Netherlands
  • Elizabeth Morgan

    Innoweaver
    United Kingdom
  • Marco Repezza

    Bologna Business School
    Italy
  • Edgar Elzerman

    Elzerman Consulting
    The Netherlands
  • Lenka Pozarova

    Zapalena-Kucharka
    Czech Republic
  • Joop Elderhorst

    New Tide Business
    The Netherlands
  • Hermann Sievers

    SMK-Beratung
    Germany
  • Rodney Wood

    My Retailing Guru
    United Kingdom
  • Thomas Plakké

    Nutriconcepts
    The Netherlands
  • Shirley Zezzos

    Research
    France
  • Nicoletta Tavella

    LA CUCINA DEL SOLE
    Italy
  • Robert Lombert

    IPLC

    Portugal

Wine

  • Cees van Casteren

    MASTER OF WINE
    The Netherlands
  • Beverley Blanning

    MASTER OF WINE
    United Kingdom
  • Edward Salzano

    PRIVATE LABEL CONSULTANT
    United States
  • Jakub Pribyl

    SOMMELIER
    Czech Republic
  • Jean Pierre Bonvallet

    BUREAU INTERNATIONAL DE PROMOTION ET DE DEVELOPPEMENT
    France
  • Judith Kolenburg

    PLMALive.eu Managing Editor
    The Netherlands
  • Phil Russo

    GLOBAL RETAIL BRANDS
    United States
  • Sigi Hiss

    IWI Vinum Gastrojournal
    Switzerland
  • Wojciech Bońkowski

    WINICJATYWA
    Poland
  • Michéle Shah

    Wine Author
    Italy
  • Antoine Gerbelle

    Wine Journalist
    France
  • Jacqueline Snoeker

    Vinegry
    The Netherlands
  • Susan Hulme MW

    Vintuition
    United Kingdom
  • Tom Stephens

    Brand Strategy Consultant
    Canada
  • Stefano Tesi

    Wine Journalist
    Italy
  • Kim Thygesen

    Sommelier
    Denmark
  • Juan Manuel Gonzalvo

    Oenologist
    Spain
  • Franz Zimmermann

    Modern Times
    The Netherlands