Halabi, 34, a Lebanese national, moves into PAG from TMI-J Walter Thompson (JWT) where he was a Group Account Director overseeing the strategic business development of a number of international brands including Ford, Jaguar, Kraft Foods, Emirates Airlines, Shell and Rolex. Throughout his six-year career at TMI-JWT, Halabi developed his fervour for the automotive industry, and was also a key player in expanding the automotive unit within the agency network in the Middle East.
In his new role Halabi will oversee all marketing, public relations and advertising activities across the region for both brands, which spans 38 markets.
Speaking about his appointment, Halabi said: “ This is a fantastic opportunity for me and I am very excited about working on two such dynamic and diverse brands. My passion for and past experience within the automotive sector will certainly serve me well in my new role, and I am looking forward to the challenges ahead.”
Mike Jackson, Overseas Operations Manager, Jaguar and Land Rover, said:” I am delighted to welcome Marwan to the team in Dubai. He is a talented and dynamic marketing professional whose background and previous marketing communications experience make him the best candidate for this job.”
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