Mazin Siraj joins Motivate Publishing

Mazin Siraj has been appointed as Sales Manager at Business Traveller Middle East. Previously, Sales Account Manager at Astro Digital Publications in Malaysia, Mazin brings with him extensive experience in media sales in print, TV and radio.

“This is a great opportunity to expand my horizons and I am pleased to be part of such a respected media company in the region,” says Mazin.

Motivate Publishing welcomes Dean Carroll

Motivate Publishing has appointed Dean Carroll as Group Editor of the Business division of titles. Dean has worked as a senior journalist across print and digital media for 15 years, before spending 12 months working in marketing and communications for the technology firm Centralway, in Switzerland. His editor’s blog for was recognised by the Reporting Europe Prize, and he has had academic work published in a number of noted journals. In his new role, Dean will oversee titles including Gulf BusinessThe Week, Campaign Middle East and Business Traveller Middle East.

“The decision on whether to join such a talented team at Motivate was not one I had to procrastinate over,” says Dean. “With such a diverse range of leading, multi-platform titles, the company remains ready to push the boundaries of what is possible in publishing – even after all these decades of success. Long may it continue.”

Motivate welcomes new Senior Sales Manager

Motivate Publishing has appointed Rami Jamal-Eddine as Senior Sales Manager. Rami will be responsible for the advertising sales of Business Traveller Middle East.

Rami has worked for nine years in sales, most recently as Relationship Manager for NPIMedia in Abu Dhabi, where he was account manager for five-star hotels and luxury brands. Before moving to the UAE, Rami worked as an Account Manager/Sales Rep at CCH Australia.