FP7 McCann promotes Amr El Kalaawy to regional MD

Mohammed Bahmishan, CEO/CCO of FP7McCann Riyadh (R) with Amr El Kalaawy. Credits: FP7 McCann

FP7 McCann  has announced the promotion of  Amr El Kalaawy to Regional Managing Director for Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.

El Kalaawy was part of FP7 McCann Cairo for 17 years, where he climbed the ranks to the role of Managing Director. 

His role at the agency began as a Business Unit Leader.  Over the years, El Kalaawy also lead FP7 McCann Cairo’s largest account. 

Tarek Miknas, FP7 McCann MENAT CEO says, “Under Amr’s leadership, FP7 McCann Cairo had sustained a delicate balance between creative excellence, effectiveness, an unmatched company culture and unwavering client relationships. I’m certain that he will uphold and champion this equilibrium in his new role.”

Sahar Zoghby, CEO of MCN Cairo, succinctly captures the sentiment, stating, “Amr has been a cornerstone of our success throughout his 17 years with FP7 McCann Cairo.

“We are immensely grateful for his remarkable contributions, which have been pivotal in the agency’s growth and expansion over the past 7 years as the agency’s MD, preceded by another 11 years in various leadership positions.”

Mohammed Bahmishan, CEO/CCO of FP7 McCann Riyadh concludes, “We are delighted to have Amr join our agency. His wealth of experience will be a valuable asset as he navigates the complexities of the Saudi Arabian market, contributing to the ongoing reinvention of the agency.

Amr El Kalaawy comments, “I’ve been captivated and motivated by the dynamic transformations taking place in Saudi Arabia. The vibrant energy is truly contagious.

“Witnessing the substantial investments made by FP7 McCann and MCN not only reassures me but also fills me with pride to contribute to the broader regional strategy.”