M&C Saatchi PR welcomes new Account Manager

Global communications agency, M&C Saatchi PR has appointed Melinda Mesiano to the role of Account Manager. With a wealth of experience working across corporate and consumer segments, Melinda has handled clients such as Emaar, Hilton Hotels, OSN and Jumeirah Golf Estates, where she specialised in content creation and media relations. In her new role, Melinda will oversee a range of client accounts with an emphasis on driving and facilitating new businesses.

“The team has recently hit its one-year milestone in the UAE, so it’s a really exciting time to join,” says Melinda. “I can’t wait to see where we can take M&C Saatchi PR in the UAE.”
Amy Brill, M&C Saatchi PR, Head of PR, UAE, continues, “Melinda is the perfect addition to the team – strategic, creative and fearless – we are delighted to have her on board.”

Lena ter Laare joins The Dubai Mall Magazine

Lena ter Laare has joined Emaar as Content and Publishing Manager of The Dubai Mall Magazine. Having previously worked as Editor in Chief of Good Housekeeping Middle East and launch phase Group Editor of Hello! Middle EastHello! Indo-Arabia and Hello! Arabia at APP, Lena takes up her new role on The Dubai Mall publication that is published by Mediaquest.

For further details, contact Lena ter Larre on / +971 4 362 7737

Lamiaa Elkholy joins Emaar

Lamiaa Elkholy has been appointed as Senior Content Executive – Digital Marketing at Emaar. As a bilingual editor, copywriter and photo editor, Lamiaa previously held the position of English Editor at du for four years, before moving on to her most recent position as Photo Editor/Content Editor Bing Apps Arabia at Microsoft. Both roles entailed launching projects – for du and msn Arabia for Microsoft – where Lamiaa’s Arabic and English editorials defined the tone and content selection for online publishing and were key to the success of the startups. In her new position at Emaar, Lamiaa will be creating the bilingual content for Emaar Dubai’s newly launched social media communications platforms.

“I’m incredibly excited about my new position as Senior Content Executive with Emaar,” says Lamiaa. “It is a great responsibility to be the voice of a corporation as huge and as reputed; the variety of Emaar’s assets in Dubai and worldwide make incredibly rich and sought after material for social media – people have been waiting for this wide channel of communication and it is simply the perfect timing for me to recharge and kick it off as part of a leading digital marketing team in Dubai.”