Nick Tapley joins MediaCom MENA

Nick Tapley has joined the MediaCom MENA team as Director of Innovation. With over 13 years of media experience, Nick previously worked as Head of Branded Entertainment – Fuse, at OMD Dubai, and his work has been recognised with a number of awards including Dubai Lynx, MENA Cristals, GEMA Effies, Festival of Media and a Global M&M Award.

“This is the start of something new for both the agency and myself so it’s a real privilege to be part of the team and I’m incredibly excited about the future,” says Nick. “MediaCom MENA are growing at a frantic pace, with great clients and truly talented people, so I can’t wait to get started.”

Nick Barron, CEO of MediaCom MENA added, “I’ve known Nick for some time and am really excited to have him join the team. I have always maintained that MENA should be at the vanguard of media globally and Nick will help us continue to drive the quality of our connections planning for our clients. He will be a great addition to our growing team.”

MediaCom appoints new Bid Media Manager

MediaCom MENA has appointed Clare Thornton as its new Regional Bid Media Manager to head up its search and bid media product. Clare joins MediaCom MENA from MEC London, where she played a pivotal role as a lead on accounts such as Johnson & Johnson and Lloyds Banking Group and was responsible for several award-winning projects including the Lloyds Torchview campaign.

“It’s a very exciting time to be joining MediaCom MENA,” says Clare. “The digital side of the agency is growing at an incredible pace and I’m looking forward to being part of the successful future of the agency.”

Dan Chapman, Regional Head of Digital adds: “It took a while for us to find Clare, acquiring the right talent and charisma in the office is sometimes very hard and with Clare we have struck gold. Clare has joined us to head up our search and bid media product and comes with a wealth of experience ranging from the banking sector through to FMCGs across multiple markets in Europe, providing a full spectrum of knowledge and insight across the search landscape and how to implement across multiple markets”