1 January kicked off with a bang when Samir Ayoub suddenly resigned as CEO of Mindshare MENA after 17 years in the role. No explanation by him or the agency was given into his departure, but the agency had hit turbulence in 2015 with the arrival of Filip Jabbour as the first CEO of GroupM MENA […]
1 Nissan Mindshare MENA in March lost its multi-million-dollar media planning and buying account with Nissan after OMD UAE won a competitive pitch. The Omnicom Media Group-owned agency took back the media planning and buying account it lost to its WPP rival in 2009. The account gives OMD control over content marketing and performance marketing for both […]
A year ago, Samir Ayoub was regional CEO of Mindshare, a role he had held for 17 years. Then the WPP media agency was thrown into turmoil. In November, Mindshare’s star regional account, the Japanese automotive manufacturer Nissan, put its planning and buying out to pitch, and in March it left its agency of six years […]
Japanese international car manufacturer Nissan is reviewing its multi-million dollar media planning and buying account in the Middle East following a six-year partnership with Mindshare. The successful agency will begin working with Nissan from the start of the next financial year, which kicks off on April 1. The incumbent, Mindshare MENA, is pitching for the […]
He joined the agency in 2008 and was senior manager – exchange until the development.
She was with Mindshare MENA in her last assignment.
OMD is top media network, driven by MENA, Singapore, Colombia and UK; Starcom comes second, powered by USA, supported by UAE, Egypt, Poland and Netherlands. UAE has been ranked seventh globally among most awarded agencies for media in 2014, according to the Gunn Report for Media. Entries from the country accounted for 167 points, behind […]
He was senior director – trading, Mindshare MENA. OMG has brought on board Hassan Shoker, previously senior director – trading, Mindshare MENA, as its new head of investments at PHD in Dubai. He joined the agency on 4 January 2015, replacing Elie Bachaalani who shifted to OMD UAE in the same capacity. Shoker was at […]
Former regional head of digital to take up concurrent role as managing partner at Plan Digital.
The company has consolidated media for its three units with one agency in GCC and the Levant, following a multi-agency pitch. Mindshare has won the media duties across three Danone units Alsafi Danone, Danone Nutricia and Danone Waters for the year 2015, following a three-way pitch. The mandate includes digital. As reported by Campaign Middle East, […]