Hayek held the position of Official Spokesman - Group Director of PR and CSR since October 2006 and remains with the company until end of 2020.
After more than 14 years of service, Dubai-based senior media executive Mazen Hayek will be leaving his position at MBC Group as Official Spokesman – Group Director of PR and CSR, a post he has held since October 2006, to pursue new opportunities. Hayek will remain with the company until the end of the year.
Paying tribute to Hayek, MBC Group Chairman Waleed Al Ibrahim commented, “The ebb and flow of talent in the content and communications industries are customary. But Mazen has been a long-serving, exemplary representative of our Group and an eloquent spokesperson; he has done us proud in the plethora of business and creative forums, conferences, press gatherings, and events that have taken place over the years.”
Al Ibrahim continued: “Beyond his polish, culture, and being the consummate communications professional, Mazen has always brought with him a wealth of knowledge, devotion to social responsibility, and has been the embodiment of professionalism, integrity, and loyalty. He has maintained fantastic and enduring relationships with renowned journalists around the world, and his attention to detail, steadfastness, and proven record of successful crisis management are examples of just why he has been such an invaluable and integral part of MBC GROUP throughout his tenure.”
“I wish Mazen the best of luck and success with his journey going forward, he will always remain part of the family.”
On his part, Mazen Hayek conveyed a message of gratitude and appreciation to partners and colleagues, with particular thanks to the MBC Group Chairman.
“Over the years, I have had the absolute privilege of working closely with some of the best and brightest in media and entertainment, not to mention collaborating with transformative leaders in the public and private sectors; top business decision-makers; thought-leaders; renowned journalists from around the world; and finally, the MENA region’s top personalities, stars, and celebrities from the world of art, entertainment, and showbiz. Those are the remarkable individuals who have enriched my life, each in their own way, contributed to the many successes we have achieved, and helped mould and inspire me along the way. To them, I shall forever be indebted!”
Hayek concluded: “I leave with a heart full of gratitude and appreciation, both for my time at MBC Group and for many colleagues whom I consider family.”