House of Comms appoints Kate Mullen

House of Comms has welcomed Kate Mullen to the role of Client Services Director. With a PR career that spans over 20 years in the GCC, Kate has both agency and client-side experience with companies including ASDA’A Public Relations, Fortune Promoseven and Zabeel Investments, having worked for clients including Land Rover, BMW and Coca Cola. As Client Services Director, she will work alongside Managing Partners Kaja Weller and Abby Wilks to help expand and maintain the agency’s portfolio of brands.

“Delivering excellence is at the heart of everything we do,” says Kaja Weller, Managing Partner, House of Comms. “We continually challenge ourselves to set the bar for the industry, and consistently deliver real value for our clients. Perhaps one of our most significant appointments to date, Kate will take up the role of Client Services Director and work side-by-side Abby and I to ensure we continue to uphold our reputation in the market place and make 2016 our most successful year to date.”

Kate adds “House of Comms embodies everything that I love about communications, and my joining comes hot on the heels of the team’s numerous wins at the 2015 MEPRA awards, not to mention their significant client wins throughout last year. The energy of the team, the portfolio of clients and the opportunity to contribute to their on-going expansion plans, plus driving excellence across the board makes for exciting times. PR is in my blood and during my career I’ve been moulded by some great mentors; I hope to be able to share what I’ve learned with the team.”

DPQ Communications welcomes Account Director

Kate Mullen has joined the DPQ Communications team as Account Director. With more than 20 years of agency and in-house experience in UAE corporate communications, Kate has worked across various industry sectors, covering brands such as Dubai Duty Free, Parfums Christian Dior, Coca-Cola, Land Rover, Tim Hortons, ARAMEX and Le Méridien. Bringing a wealth of local and regional experience to her new role, Kate will be responsible for overseeing existing business, whilst growing the business portfolio and supporting the teams.

“DPQ Communications is a boutique but dynamic agency, and the work ethic, team spirit and potential for growth were a huge appeal to me,” says Kate. “I am looking forward to sharing my knowledge with the next generation of practitioners and supporting DPQ as it moves forward.”