New Managing Director at UM and FP7 Kuwait

UM MENA and FP7, the flagship agencies of MCN, has promoted Simon Bowthorpe to the role of Managing Director of UM Kuwait and FP7/KWI. With over 25 years of experience working with creative, digital and events agencies, Simon joined UM Qatar as General Manager and currently holds the position as the agency’s Managing Director. In his new role, he will continue to oversee UM’s media operations in Qatar as well as take on the new responsibility for both creative and media businesses in Kuwait. He will focus on driving the digital transformation of FP7 and UM’s operations in Kuwait by improving the integration strategy and social media into the agency’s overall product offering.

“My time in Qatar has given me extensive experience in developing UM’s product offering, as well as improving our creative potential,” says Simon. “I’m confident that both our current clients and future prospects will be impressed as we further expand the capabilities of our office in the Kuwaiti market.”

UM Qatar makes new promotion

Creative media agency, UM Qatar, part of UM MENA has promoted Hanan Tabsh to the role of General Manager. Having joined UM Qatar in 2011, Hanan worked across a portfolio of the company’s clients and business projects, and she most recently held the position of Business Director. In her new role, she will manage the daily operations and planning of UM Qatar as well as formulate strategies towards the success of the agency.

“With her flair to lead and produce work of excellence, we believe Hanan will do a splendid job in this new role,” says Simon Bowthorpe, Managing Director, UM Qatar. “We plan to launch new UM products and expand on the digital and social capabilities of the agency in 2017 and the timing of Hanan’s promotion is impeccable as she will be responsible to lead on these initiatives into a successful fruition as in with her previous projects.”