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
  • Nathalie Pellen

    NPellen Consulting
    France
  • Rody Frequin

    Roretail
    The Netherlands
  • Ana Maria Lopez

    ARAL
    Spain
  • Thomas Roeb

    Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg
    Germany
  • Helena Hafgren

    Archeus AB
    Sweden
  • Diane Kniss

    Chef
    U.S.A.
  • 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

    IPLC
    Germany
  • Rodney Wood

    MyRetailingGuru
    United Kingdom
  • Thomas Plakké

    Nutriconcepts
    The Netherlands
  • Shirley Zezzos

    Research
    France
  • Nicoletta Tavella

    LA CUCINA DEL SOLE
    Italy
  • Jonathan Daniels

    Hi Street Digital Media

    United Kingdom

Wine

  • Beverly Blanning

    MASTER OF WINE
    United Kingdom
  • Cordula Eich

    AUTHOR
    Germany
  • 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
    The Netherlands
  • Phil Russo

    GLOBAL RETAIL BRANDS
    United States
  • Sigi Hiss

    VINUM GASTROJOURNAL
    Switzerland
  • Wojciech Bonkowski

    WINICJATYWA
    Poland
  • Michele Shah

    Wine Author
    Italy
  • Antoine Gerbelle

    Wine Journalist
    France
  • Jaqueline Snoeker

    Vinegry
    The Netherlands
  • Jan Rustenburg

    Wijnacademie
    The Netherlands
  • Christopher Durham

    MY PRIVATE BRAND
    U.S.A.
  • Fredrik Hierner

    Vinakademiet
    Denmark
  • Lindsay Oram

    Wine Educator
    United Kingdom
  • Juan Manuel Gonzalvo

    Oenologist
    Spain
  • Cees van Casteren

    MASTER OF WINE
    The Netherlands