Entries by Michelle J Kuehn

Amy Piek is promoted at Bell Pottinger Middle East

Bell Pottinger Middle East (BPME) has promoted Amy Piek to the role of Director. Having been with the agency for over three years, Amy was previously Associate Partner and assisted in building the firm’s Financial Communications & Investor Relations practice. In her new role, she will work alongside fellow Director Tim Falconer (Dubai) and Archie More Info »

Sasan Saeidi joins J. Walter Thompson

Global communications agency, J. Walter Thompson has appointed Sasan Saeidi as the new CEO for the agency’s gulf operations. Having previously worked with FP7 as Managing Director, McCann group in Dubai since 2011, Sasan brings with him 18 years of experience in strategy, account management, business development and has led teams in North America as More Info »

Caroline Rowe joins Media One Hotel

Media One Hotel has appointed Caroline Rowe as Director of Marketing and Communications. With over 10 years of global marketing strategy experience, Caroline previously worked in Shanghai with Three on the Bund in the Communications department and in New Delhi as a PR consultant for Perfect Relations. In her most recent position with the Taj More Info »

Plan b welcomes Samer Alloush

Dubai-based marketing and events company, Plan b has appointed Samer Alloush to the role of Business Development Manager – Events. With over 11 years of experience in the media industry, Samer previously worked at ITP Media Group as Senior Sales Manager across titles Refining & Petrochemicals ME, Oil & Gas ME, Utilities ME as well as Oil & Gas More Info »

Twenty Four Seven – Zahirah Variawa

Team TMN walks in the shoes of Zahirah Variawa, Managing Director at Think Liquorice, to catch a glimpse into her day… “Bathroom changes from day to night are very common during the peak season!” Name: Zahirah Variawa Title: Managing Director, Think Liquorice What time does your alarm go off? It varies – usually at around 6:30am. What is More Info »

Arab News welcomes new Columnist

Saudi Arabian daily newspaper, Arab News has welcomed Frank Kane to the role of Columnist. With over 25 years of experience in business journalism in the UK, Frank has worked across various titles including The Financial Times, The Telegraph and Sunday Times and most recently in the UAE as Senior Business Correspondent at The National. More Info »

GN Media closes broadcasting division

Following strategic review of internal operations, Gulf News Media has today announced that it will be closing its broadcasting division effective September 30, 2016. Having come to an agreement, all operations will be managed by Umm Al Quwain Broadcasting including Josh on Frequency 97.8 and Hayat on Frequency 95.6.