According to a statement by the company, Michael Nederlof will transition from his role as CEO of Dentsu Aegis Network Middle East & North Africa (MENA) in September 2017 to pursue a new opportunity within the network outside of the region. Nederlof will continue in his current role as CEO until then, and his replacement will be announced in due course.
Nederlof joined the Group in 2010, launching Aegis Media in the region and shifting the single brand Carat from a partner agency to a fully owned model. Under his leadership, Dentsu Aegis MENA has grown to include a portfolio of eight agency brands, successfully diversifying the network’s services and expanding its regional footprint.
Parody advertising is a double-edged sword. It can be pretty effective, but it can also backfire spectacularly. To understand what works and what doesn’t, Communicate spoke to Jaison Ben, Creative Director at Publicis Middle East, who was behind the campaign for Nescafe 3in1’s new packaging, unveiled earlier in the year. How to know when parody […]
Interested in the fast-growing gaming community in the region? Communicate spoke with Mathew Pickering, Managing Director at gaming and esports communications agency Power League Gaming, to break it down for you. What does PLG do, exactly? Power League Gaming connects brands with Arabic gaming and esports audiences, primarily across MENA, of which 30% of the […]
A little more than a year ago, Majid Al Futtaim unveiled Share, its app-based lifestyle rewards program. A few months later, Covid-19 struck. Communicate sat with Kashmira Motiwalla, Head of the Share loyalty program at Majid Al Futtaim, to discuss what that meant for the newly-launched initiative. What impact did the pandemic and the lockdowns […]
Imad Jomaa, Founder and President of Lebanon-based holding company JGroup, explains how he sees programmatic in light of JGroup’s recent investment in FoxPush, a Dubai-based full-stack solution for publishers and digital advertisers. How fast is the programmatic ad market growing in the region and what is driving this growth? Programmatic advertising is growing rapidly across […]