New International Sales Director at The MediaVantage

The MediaVantage has appointed Dan Qayyum to the role of International Sales Director. With over 16 years of sales experience, Dan previously worked in the UK with Phones4U as Store Manager before moving to the UAE where he most recently worked with BSA Consultants as Senior Manager Sales Operations. In his new role, he will be responsible for hiring and training the sales staff while managing sales operations as well as securing new business and media acquisitions. He will also focus on reaching new heights in the company’s international media capabilities and expertise.

“I’m pleased to have made this move at a time when the industry is evolving faster than ever,” says Dan. “The MediaVantage has an outstanding reputation within the media industry for expert delivery and my experience with international media enables me to accelerate the company’s growth and help place ourselves at the top of the media representation industry in the region.”

The MediaVantage makes new appointment

The MediaVantage has appointed Abhilasha Khanna to the role of Digital Solutions Director. With over ten years of experience in digital sales, Abhilasha previously worked with Clique Media as Agency Business Manager and most recently with Arabian Business and ITP Live, part of ITP Media Group as Senior Sales Manager. Abhilasha will be responsible for multiple international brands and will oversee the digital sales activities for The MediaVantage as well as work towards reaching new heights in digital capabilities and expertise.

“With the continued rapid growth in digital, I am ecstatic about spearheading and working alongside a team of ambitious, energetic and talented individuals as well as being a part of the most preferred partner in the Middle East for media representation,” says Abhilasha.

Nation Media Group appoints The MediaVantage

Dubai-based media company, The MediaVantage has been appointed as the exclusive sales representative for Nation Media Group in the Middle East. Founded in 1959, Nation Media Group is an independent media house in East and Central Africa with operations in print, broadcast and digital media. The MediaVantage will now have the rights to sell advertising and commercial opportunities across all titles owned by Nation Media Group to clients and media agencies in the Middle East.

“The Middle East continues to be an attractive market for African investors as well as visitors and we feel that now is the time to appoint the right media representative to manage our commercial interests,” says Joe Muganda, CEO, Nation Media Group. “The MediaVantage is clearly the market leader and we are delighted to have selected Manoj Khimji and Imane Eddinari along with their team to partner with us and represent Nation Media Group.”

Manoj Khimji, Managing Director, The MediaVantage, adds “We are delighted to add all titles owned by the group to our current roster of leading African media. We look forward to offering complete media solutions from the African continent to clients and agencies in the Middle East. Joe has the right vision and ambition to match our capabilities and offer innovative opportunities to advertisers in the region. Together we look forward to a strong and profitable partnership.”

The MediaVantage to host Indian Media Seminar

The MediaVantage is set to host the 2015 Indian Media Seminar, in an effort to share its intelligence on Indian media with local marketing professionals. The seminar will take place on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at the Media One Hotel in Dubai and will run, free of charge, from 2pm until 6pm. It will bring together guest speakers from Indian media companies to share their knowledge on the country’s current media scene through a series of talks.

Speakers for the event include: Sudha Natarajan, Business Development Head, Hundustan Times Media; Manas Mohan, CEO and Publisher, ACK Media; Arghya Chakravarty, CEO, Times Out of Home; and Vishal Srivastava, Senior Vice President and Global Head, Network 18.