Campaign’s PR Faces to Watch 2021 —Isaac Philips, Account Executive, Cheil MEA

Campaign’s PR Faces to Watch 2021 —Isaac Philips, Account Executive, Cheil MEA

Age: 24

Nominated by Mohamad Marouf, VP Brand Experience, Cheil MEA

Isaac’s support to the team is invaluable, in addition to performing his job at an exemplary level and providing value-added support towards his client. He has a knack for learning quickly as seen when working on data-driven actionable insights for some of our biggest clients and growing the social media presence and supporting the e-commerce operations. Isaac has also brought in various business leads to our portfolio and has shown tremendous support during the changing business model. He has shown outstanding efforts managing roadshows, campaign launches and developing concepts to get the job on track and on-time


Got started with this awesome team at Cheil as an Intern in 2018. Growing from then to now, successfully leading award-winning experiential and digital campaigns for a telecom giant, award-winning co-working space, global cereals contender and a North Emirates bank, to name a few.

With relentless determination, I aim to bring that 1:1 approach to create success stories for my clients, resulting in winning several medals at the WOW awards, most notably the 2019 GITEX and du Annual Staff Gathering’19. Adding to being the Rookie of the Year at Cheil for 2019, in pursuit of giving the best.

Guiding principles

Give your best shot as if it was your last – if there’s anything that can set you apart in a room full of qualified competitors it would be going the extra mile and doing your homework.

How has Covid changed your job?

Transformed. Calling for a need to adapt in every aspect, from the way I look at life, to the work style and job description. Growing from Brand Experience to New Business. Dawned a digital marketing curve on my job description, growing e-commerce operations and social media presence with my clients

Side hustle

Started a small project with a group of musicians to use our abilities to send out music for supporting rural communities in India connect over a song and get through these trying times.

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