Publicis Middle East Appoints New ECD
Publicis Middle East has named Jan Leube as its new Regional Executive Creative Director replacing Alessandro Brunori who stepped down end of July. As part of his new role, Leube will be leading Publicis Middle East’s creative efforts across the region. Leube’s responsibilities will include managing and heading the next generation of creative talent, overseeing the development of powerful brand stories, crafting integrated communications campaigns designed to tap into consumer touch points and producing cutting-edge content conducive to optimal business results. “Jan’s resume is punctuated by a string of awards, top global networks, and a diverse array of multinational and local clients,” noted Maher Abouzeid, Group GM – Lower Gulf, Publicis Middle East. Commenting on his appointment, Leube said, “I am honoured to be joining Publicis Middle East and look forward to paving the agency’s path to continued growth. The region’s communications industry is ever-evolving, fast-growing, and rife with opportunities. I am excited to be embarking on this new journey. Essentially, my objective is to further elevate our clients’ creative work via effective, multi-phased campaigns and using next-level, groundbreaking approaches and ideas.”
The CEO and Co-founder at Tagbrands and co-founder of Beirut Design Week and the MENA Design Research Center, Maya Karanouh has been selected to be part of the jury of REBRAND 100 Global Awards, the highest recognition for excellence in brand repositioning – and the first and only competition of its kind.