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JWT Cairo’s Mohammed Sabry moves to head Dubai office

JWT Cairo’s Mohammed Sabry moves to head Dubai office

Deputy Mai Azmy promoted as managing director in Egypt. JWT has announced the appointment of Mohammed Sabry, who has been heading its Cairo office since 2010, as the managing director of its Dubai office. He will report to Michiel Hofstee, JWT’s CEO for the Gulf region. The agency has also announced the promotion of deputy […]

Havas wins Aldar's media and digital creative duties

Havas wins Aldar’s media and digital creative duties

Account won following multi-agency pitch. Havas Media Middle East has won the media and digital creative duties for Abu Dhabi-based Aldar Properties. The appointment follows a competitive regional pitch for the property developer which began in October 2014, informed an agency statement. The agency will manage media planning and buying for Aldar across MENA, besides design and content development for […]

Big Won Rankings 2014: UAE retains sixth spot for creativity

Big Won Rankings 2014: UAE retains sixth spot for creativity

Impact BBDO Dubai ranks sixth among top agencies; Bechara Mouzannar, Fadi Yaish on top CCO, ECD lists respectively.

Y&R Dubai promotes Patankar and Chagla as joint ECDs

Y&R Dubai promotes Patankar and Chagla as joint ECDs

They were regional creative directors until the elevation.Young & Rubicam Advertising has elevated Kalpesh Patankar and Ash Chagla as joint executive creative directors of its Dubai office.

JWT retains Zain in Kuwait

JWT retains Zain in Kuwait

Agency has handled the brand since 2002; performance-based component to be implemented in new agreement.

Y&R wins flydubai, Dubai Chamber mandates

Y&R wins flydubai, Dubai Chamber mandates

The accounts were won following multi-agency pitches.Y&R Dubai has announced that it has won the creative duties of flydubai and the Dubai Chamber. The accounts were won after multi-agency pitches, which culminated in the last quarter of 2014.

M&C Saatchi expands to Israel with acquisition

M&C Saatchi expands to Israel with acquisition

Agency builds presence in Tel Aviv buying controlling stake in Ben-Natan Golan.M&C Saatchi has opened an office in Israel, following the purchase of a controlling stake in the Tel Aviv-based agency Ben-Natan Golan for an undisclosed sum.

BPG Bates appoints Nicky Barr as head of events and activation

BPG Bates appoints Nicky Barr as head of events and activation

She was with ITP in her last assignment. BPG Bates has appointed Nicky Barr as its head of events and activation. An agency statement informed that she will work across the agency’s clients and in collaboration with the other BPG Group companies. Barr has over 20 years of experience in the domain. Since moving to […]

OSN hands creative to Leo Burnett; Flip Media gets digital duties

OSN hands creative to Leo Burnett; Flip Media gets digital duties

Agencies chosen after multi-agency pitch; regional strength made difference, says CMO.Pay TV and entertainment distribution platform OSN has named its creative and digital partners after a pitch process that involved multiple agencies.

Equation Media retains CBD, wins NFPC campaign; hunt on for next CEO

Equation Media retains CBD, wins NFPC campaign; hunt on for next CEO

Growth on track says chairman Roger Sahyoun; group eyes digital opportunity in KSA, media agency presence in Iran. The hunt is on for a new CEO for Equation Media, the media agency of The Network Communication Group, following the exit of Karim Koraytem in December 2014. In conversation with Campaign Middle East, group chairman Roger […]