Ravi Rao, CEO at Mindshare MENA, has been named as CEO of WPP’s GroupM MENA, replacing Filip Jabbour, who was appointed in 2015.
Dubai-based pay-TV network OSN (Panther Media Group) has announced the appointment of Patrick Tillieux as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.
Memac Ogilvy has announced the appointment of Philippe Berthelot as the agency’s new Managing Director for the UAE.
Sky News Arabia announced that media industry and journalism leader Angelos Frangopoulos has been appointed as CEO and Managing Editor.
International marketing and communications firm Edelman announced that Omar Qirem will join the firm as CEO of its Middle East unit.
US broadcaster Middle East Broadcasting Networks (MBN) has appointed Nart Bouran as SVP for News, Programming and Transformation.
Muscat Overseas Group has announced the appointment of Atulya Sharma as the new Chief Executive Officer of its United Media Services (UMS) unit.
J. Walter Thompson has appointed Sasan Saeidi as CEO for the agency’s Gulf operation, leading the Dubai, Kuwait and Qatar teams.
Grey Group has announced the appointment of Kamil Kuran as Group Chief Executive Officer, Grey Middle East and North Africa.