Walid Kanaan has been named chief creative officer of TBWA\Raad. Previously chief creative officer at Impact BBDO across the Levant and Saudi Arabia, Kanaan will lead TBWA\Raad’s creative teams throughout the region and will be based principally in Beirut and Dubai. The appointment forms part of the agency’s wider transformation and represents a bid by […]
Regional agencies have won five golds during the second awards show of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The top winner on the south coast of France this evening was Leo Burnett Beirut, which celebrated gold in media thanks to its ‘Lebanon4Sale’ campaign for Sakker El Dekkene. It also won a gold Lion in […]
A new TVC for Etisalat by Impact BBDO has launched across the UAE. Targeting pre-paid subscribers, the commercial uses mafia hitmen and humour to announce the launch of the new ‘Deal of the Day’ service. All pre-paid subscribers are now offered a new deal every day that is customised to their usage habits. Project Deal […]
Chrysler 300C Performer, Vote for Us, Sakker El Dekkene, Touch Leb Keys and Pepsi Goal in the race.
Memac Ogilvy has five entries in the fray, Impact BBDO and FP7 have four apiece.
Chris Thomas, CEO, AMEA, to move as CEO of Americas.
Ali Ali is 10th most awarded director; Memac Ogilcy Dubai 22nd most awarded agency.
The cut-off for submitting entries is noon (UAE) on 21 January.
Impact BBDO, Leo Burnett and TBWA\Raad in the fray for regional creative duties. Pay TV and entertainment distribution platform OSN is currently holding a pitch for its regional creative duties. The agencies in the fray are Impact BBDO, Leo Burnett and TBWA\Raad. The pitch comes ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup and the Oscars […]
Agency won seven Golds and a Grand Prix; JWT, Impact BBDO net three Golds each. FP7 Dubai won the Effective Agency of the Year title, while FP7 was awarded Effective Network of the Year at the Effie MENA 2014 Awards, winners of which were announced in Dubai on 19 November. The agency won seven Gold Effies (one […]