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Image Nation launches new strategic media division

Image Nation launches new strategic media division

Abu Dhabi-based Image Nation has launched a new Strategic Media Solutions division. The new wing will be headed by Danielle Perissi, who will collaborate closely with Mohammed Al Otaiba, head of Image Nation Abu Dhabi, as well as the company’s international partners. “Having received such positive feedback from the Abu Dhabi organisations we currently serve, […]

Abu Dhabi Media rolls out further structural changes

Abu Dhabi Media rolls out further structural changes

Abu Dhabi Media is making a string of structural and personnel changes as it seeks to further streamline its operations. The group, which has undergone significant restructuring and senior managerial changes during the course of the past two years, has formed Digital Media Services (DMS) to focus on “extending the organisation’s offerings in the digital […]

The National revamped following review

The National revamped following review

Abu Dhabi Media’s daily newspaper The National is to launch a revised print and online product following a six-month internal review. Starting 3 May, the changes include the closure of its weekly M magazine and the launch of Luxury – a new monthly supplement focused on lifestyle. The new title will be edited by Helen […]

ADM announces third CEO in 13 months

ADM announces third CEO in 13 months

In a surprise move, Abu Dhabi Media (ADM) has replaced its CEO Malcolm Wall (pictured) after only six months. Ayman Safadi will now take on the role, making him ADM’s third CEO in 13 months. The reason for Wall’s departure is unknown, although it is believed he will continue to act as advisor to the […]

Abu Dhabi Media to focus on public service offering

Abu Dhabi Media to focus on public service offering

Abu Dhabi Media is changing its focus and putting public service media at the heart of its entire operation. The change of direction is the end result of a six-month strategic review, with the government-owned media company delineating its asset portfolio into two separate streams: public service and commercial. Its UAE media – including Al […]

Abu Dhabi Media to launch Hindi station

Abu Dhabi Media to launch Hindi station

Abu Dhabi Media is set to launch a new Hindi-language station for south Asian expats in the UAE. Called Radio Mirchi, it is believed to be launching at the end of January and will bring the number of stations in ADM’s radio portfolio up to six. The station will be broadcast under licence from Indian […]

Sarkis quits role at Abu Dhabi Media

Sarkis quits role at Abu Dhabi Media

Karim Sarkis, the head of Abu Dhabi Media’s broadcast division, has resigned after almost four years in the role. While the reasons behind his decision to leave are unknown, Sarkis’ exit is the latest in a spate of high-level departures at the media company. Since Ed Borgerding unexpectedly departed as CEO in February, both Ricky […]

More redundancies at Abu Dhabi Media

More redundancies at Abu Dhabi Media

Yet more redundancies are expected at Abu Dhabi Media in the coming months as a strategic review of its operations continues apace. A review of its broadcast division resulted in job losses last week, with an unknown number of staff being made redundant, although it is believed to be less than 100 people. The latest […]

Abu Dhabi Media appoints new CEO

Abu Dhabi Media appoints new CEO

Malcolm Wall has been named the new CEO of Abu Dhabi Media following the departure of Ed Borgerding in February this year. Wall will take the helm of ADM effective from 1 September and his appointment will end Frank Mooty’s spell as caretaker CEO. Wall is the former chief executive for content of Virgin Media, […]

ADMC streamlines and rolls out new brand identity

ADMC streamlines and rolls out new brand identity

Abu Dhabi Media Company has re-branded as part of a wider strategy to streamline the organisation and make it more commercially viable. Now known simply as Abu Dhabi Media, the re-brand follows the recent departure of CEO Ed Borgerding and the latest round of redundancies. It is believed that almost 20 per cent of the […]