Faten Abdulla joins House of Comms

House of Comms has appointed Faten Abdulla to the role of Regional Arabic Media Manager. With over 15 years of experience, Faten has previously worked for a number of well-known companies including Hill+Knowlton Strategies as well as Proctor & Gamble, Saudi Aramco and General Motors. In her new role, she will oversee all Arabic media for the integrated communications agency across the region.

“Faten is one of the best in the business and we are really proud to have her as part of our team,” says Kaja Weller, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, House of Comms. “Faten’s experience, the diversity of her portfolio and her pure passion for PR makes her the perfect choice and a great addition to our ever expanding team.”

House of Comms appoints Kate Mullen

House of Comms has welcomed Kate Mullen to the role of Client Services Director. With a PR career that spans over 20 years in the GCC, Kate has both agency and client-side experience with companies including ASDA’A Public Relations, Fortune Promoseven and Zabeel Investments, having worked for clients including Land Rover, BMW and Coca Cola. As Client Services Director, she will work alongside Managing Partners Kaja Weller and Abby Wilks to help expand and maintain the agency’s portfolio of brands.

“Delivering excellence is at the heart of everything we do,” says Kaja Weller, Managing Partner, House of Comms. “We continually challenge ourselves to set the bar for the industry, and consistently deliver real value for our clients. Perhaps one of our most significant appointments to date, Kate will take up the role of Client Services Director and work side-by-side Abby and I to ensure we continue to uphold our reputation in the market place and make 2016 our most successful year to date.”

Kate adds “House of Comms embodies everything that I love about communications, and my joining comes hot on the heels of the team’s numerous wins at the 2015 MEPRA awards, not to mention their significant client wins throughout last year. The energy of the team, the portfolio of clients and the opportunity to contribute to their on-going expansion plans, plus driving excellence across the board makes for exciting times. PR is in my blood and during my career I’ve been moulded by some great mentors; I hope to be able to share what I’ve learned with the team.”

House of Comms Relocates

Dubai-based communications agency House of Comms has relocated its headquarters to Motor City. Established in 2012, the agency offers an integrated approach to communications, working with a number of brands across the region with a focus on key influencer outreach combined with media and digital strategies.

“We’ve made the move into a new office that we’re really proud to call home, and the location is perfect for our fast-growing team,” says Abby Wilks, Director, House of Comms. “We have created the kind of environment we have always dreamed of and everyone within the team has their own signature feature that they have brought into the office to make it their space – we wanted to inspire creativity in both our team and our clients. 2015 is going to be a huge year for us, so watch this space.”

house of comms welcomes Marion Cordiner

Dubai-based PR agency house of comms has welcomed Marion Cordiner to the role of Account Director. Having worked in PR, marketing and advertising in the UK and Australia, Marion has spent the the last four years at international consultancy Weber Shandwick Scotland. In her new role, Marion will take the strategic lead on some recent house of comms client wins, as well as leading the PR and social media teams across the region

“With the agency growing at a rate of more than 40% in 2015, the appointment of Marion was an extremely important one for the team,” says Kaja Weller, Director, house of comms. “Coming from the UK and having worked as part of a global agency for the span of her career, Marion brings with her impressive experience working with leading global brands while also having a focus on the management and development of PR teams across various sectors.”

Marion adds “I’m deeply passionate about PR, which really pulls its weight in the wider communications mix and I can’t wait to get involved in the industry in the Middle East.”

For further information, contact Marion at / +971 (0)55 346 4988


Shaheena Abbas joins house of comms

Shaheena Abbas has joined the team at PR and communications agency house of comms as Senior Account Manager. Shaheena brings with her extensive PR and marketing experience from the UK and Dubai, having worked previously in a number of consumer, technology, F&B, healthcare, fashion and retail brands. In her new position, Shaheena will play a key role in supporting the growing portfolio of house of comms clients.
“house of comms represents everything that I love about this industry,” says Shaheena. “Their fresh approach, dynamic and growing team, and a real focus on client delivery makes me very excited to be a part of the team. With such a diverse and interesting portfolio of clients, this is an excellent opportunity for me to work on some very exciting and creative campaigns across the region.”
Kaja Weller, Founding Partner of house of comms adds, “It’s been an excellent start to the year for the business. We are continuing to develop our client base and focus on delivering results for our clients, across the Middle East. We are very pleased to bring Shaheena on board to further strengthen our existing talent pool and to support the agencies continued expansion.”