UM MENAT has appointed Tom Hardstaff to the role of Head of Client Partnerships, UM MENAT. With a wealth of experience in communications, Tom most recently worked with UM MENAT as Head of Strategy where he was the key driver of UM’s “Better Science, Better Art, Better Outcome” philosophy and planning approach as well as being responsible for clients such as Reckitt Benckiser, Coca-Cola, L’Oréal and Ooredoo. In his new role, Tom will increase his focus on evolving partnerships, lead on operational and strategic initiatives, develop business plans and continue to lead on strategy.
“Tom’s aptitude and experience have been invaluable to the agency’s success,” says Joe Nicolas, Regional Managing Director, UM MENAT. “As we embark on an exciting journey of transformation, his innovative thinking and pragmatic approach will be instrumental to drive our vision to lead change in the new normal.”