Singapore Press Holdings won two awards (Newspaper Marketing Awards – Events category and Newspaper Marketing Awards – Young Readers category) at the PANPA 2011 event held at Darling Harbour in Sydney.

Mark Hollands with Geoff Tan.

However, the organisers and judges picked out SPH’s Geoff Tan as Marketer of the Year. Entrants for this award had to demonstrate an ability to work within or lead a team, to be creative, to deliver and measure outcomes and work consistently and proactively with the stake holders.

On Tan’s win, PANPA’s Chief Executive, Mark Hollands, said, “Geoff was voted the winner from an exceptional field of candidates… Geoff is an inspirational manager and a fantastic marketer for our industry.”