Parker Design expands into the Middle East

UK-based integrated advertising and digital agency, Parker Design has launched its Dubai office as part of its expansion plan into the Middle East. The new office aims to provide clients in the UAE with a professional but personal approach to business while helping them connect with their audience. The launch will also see the appointment of Dan Kendrew to head the Dubai office as Director bringing with him over 15 years of experience on B2C and B2B projects in a wide range of sectors.

“We have several UK and global clients with operations in the UAE: AstraZeneca, Thomson Reuters, Sage, to name a few,” says Dan Kendrew, Director, Parker Design. “So this, combined with the fact that Dubai is an exciting hub for global business, innovation and creativity, meant that it was a perfect match for us and a really easy decision to make. We’re delighted our international dream is now a reality, and can’t think of a better place than the UAE, and Dubai in particular.”

Thomson Reuters welcomes Web Editor

Shane McGinley has joined Thomson Reuters as English Language Web Editor for Previously Executive Editor for, part of ITP Publishing, Shane has over 11 years of experience in journalism with eight years in the UAE. In his new role, he will be Editing the English-language sections of the UAE-based news website, as well as handling interview opportunities, press releases and pitches.