Esquire appoints new Executive Editor

Former Editor-in-Chief of EDGAR, Matthew Priest, has joined Esquire Middle East as Executive Editor. While working with EDGAR, Matthew contributed greatly to the growth of the magazine brand in the region, as well as the launch of He brings over seven years of experience in journalism and editing to his new role, where he will be working across the print products, leading the digital editions of the magazine as well special projects, helping to drive the brand’s 360-degree vision.

Alison Tay joins Grazia Middle East

Alison Tay has joined ITP Publishing Group as Editor-in-Chief of Grazia Middle East. Having previously held the role of Style Editor at British celebrity weekly Now magazine, Alison brings over 15 years of experience interviewing and styling international celebrities, a nomination for Fashion Journalist of the Year 2014 by UK’s industry portal Fashion Monitor, and her expertise as TV opinionista for BBC News,  ITV1, Sky News and Channel 4.

Alison joins the team to head up the Grazia portfolio of titles across the Middle East, taking in Grazia Middle East, Grazia Bahrain and Grazia Luxury.