With over 18 years of industry experience spanning leadership positions on the strategic and managerial fronts, Kamil recently assumed the role of Grey Group CEO MENA, responsible for its various communication entities. Prior to joining Grey Group, Kamil was the Strategic Planning Director for Leo Burnett MENA, leading on several multinational and regional brands such as Kraft, GM, P&G, Mastercard, Showtime and Saudi Telecom. He then assumed the role of Managing Director, Levant for Leo Burnett, followed by Regional Managing Director of the Publicis Group of Companies in the Levant. Under his leadership, Leo Burnett Lebanon was transformed into a regional hub for creative excellence (globally ranked in the top 20 Most Creative Agencies in the World for 4 years with the latest global rank of 4th Most Creative Agency in the World in 2015, according to the Big Won Report). Before advertising, Kamil worked in Auditing at KPMG, Lebanon and Management Consultancy (IT) at Price Waterhouse, USA. He holds a BBA from the American University of Beirut, an MBA (Finance and Marketing) from the University of Florida and an MA in Economics from the University of Georgia.
An industry thought leader, consummate professional and a passionate believer in the power of communication, Nadim is Chief Executive Officer at Grey MENA. Responsible for the Agency’s operations and Clients across the Middle East and North Africa, he has helped in growing the Agency's revenue base and visibly impacted the transformation of its services in line with Client needs. Over the last few years, he has successfully led new business pitches whilst managing forecasts and budgets. He was also involved in overseeing and guiding the optimization of structures and processes. In addition to his current responsibilities, he is the regional lead for P&G, overlooking and supporting the team across the Arabian Peninsula, Near East and North Africa. Nadim has been with Grey since 1999, when he joined the network as an Account Director from Saatchi & Saatchi. He has then held several senior positions within the Agency - promoted to Managing Director in 2008, Group Managing Director in 2013 and Chief Operating Officer in 2014. His articles have appeared in top industry publications and, as well as being a proponent of industry collaboration, he champions transparency and ethics in marketing and communication. He is also an active member of the International Advertising Association’s UAE chapter and a former member of their executive board. He attended the French Lycée in Beirut, Lebanon, and graduated from Shiller International University in Paris, France.
Himanshu graduated from Delhi University and qualified as a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He started his career in 1999 with Ernst & Young, in their Assurance and Audit division, leading Audit and Consulting assignments for local groups and various multinationals. In 2005, he joined Grey Dubai as Finance Manager. By 2012, he was promoted to Regional Finance Director GCC before taking on the role of Chief Financial Officer for the region. During his tenure at Grey, Himanshu has been instrumental in improving agency efficiencies and effectiveness across all areas of operations, including SOX reporting.
Krikor holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from the American University of Culture and Education, added to his bachelor’s degree in Business Hospitality and Tourism Management.
Following 10 years of experience in hospitality operations, Krikor started his career at Grey in 2007 as an Account Manager. Within four years, Krikor took on full leadership responsibilities of the agency’s entire Public Relations portfolio.
His proven ability has been demonstrated tremendously when launching and managing brand reputations in Qatar and beyond. His experience with clients include BNP Paribas, QAPCO, Qatar Foundation, Al Khaliji Bank and Qatar Rail to name a few.
Krikor was appointed General Manager of Grey Doha in 2016.
Samih holds a Bachelor’s degree in MIS from the Beirut Arab University.
He started his career with FP7/McCann in Riyadh, working with a variety of clients including Ford, Danone, and GO before joining Grey Doha in 2011 as Account Manager on Vodafone, Qatar.
Samih was promoted to Account Director in 2012, initially to handle Qatar Islamic Bank and Barwa Real Estate before taking on the responsibility of managing the Qatar Rail business.
In 2016, Samih took over responsibilities as Client Services Director of Grey Doha, leading brand strategies across the Agency’s portfolio.
Sarah holds a Masters degree in Visual Arts from the University of the Arts in London, where she distinguished herself with several recognitions and awards, being named to the Dean’s List as well.
A long-time resident of Qatar, Sarah joined Grey Doha in 2013 after several years of working for numerous Qatari organizations, culminating in her taking over the reins of Grey’s creative department as Associate Creative Director. Her work at Grey Doha has seen her being featured at the Lisbon International Advertising Festival, winning a Silver Award and in the Lürzer's Archive, which was a first for Qatar.