Simon Thurston joins Alsayegh Media

Simon Thurston has joined Emirati communications firm Alsayegh Media as Senior Creative Copywriter. Having worked across a variety of industries, Simon has gained experience in the UK, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

In his new role, Simon will focus on strengthening creative content development for Alsayegh Media’s key clients in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, including Abu Dhabi Education Council, Health Authority Abu Dhabi and Emerson Climate Technologies.

“I am pleased to welcome Simon to the Alsayegh Media team,” says Leila Almaeena, Managing Director, Alsayegh Media. “His experience will prove invaluable and will strengthen a key area of our business – as well as meet the increased demand for intelligent, creative content.”

Simon adds “I am very pleased to be taking on a new challenge and joining such a diverse and talented agency. This is an exciting time for Alsayegh Media and I am confident I can build on the impressive momentum that has fuelled their success to date.”

DPQ Communications appoints Head of Arabic Content

Nemer Afaneh has joined DPQ Communications as Head of Arabic Content. Previously a Journalist and Editor with Al Khaleej newspaper, Nemer has also spent time working with Al Jazeera media network and Al Arabiya news channel. In his new role, Nemer will oversee all Arabic content and media relations for the agency.

“I am relishing the challenge of working in PR in such a dynamic environment,” says Nemer. “DPQ has a variety of clients across different verticals, and I believe my journalist background will add value to the services we provide for our clients.”

Simon Thurston joins DPQ as Head of Content

DPQ Communications is pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Thurston as Head of Content. Simon has worked with some of the world’s top brands across a variety of industries, including banking, automotive, F&B, healthcare and technology. With experience gained in the UK, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the UAE, he was most recently the Creative Copywriter at Dubai World Trade Centre.

“The chance to join DPQ’s talented team and add to their culture of creative, dynamic and strategic communications was just too good to turn down,” says Simon. “We already have a number of new clients on board this year, and I am really excited about what the future holds.”