President & RHQ Head
Keesoo Kim is a Global Marketing Communications professional with over 20 years experience. He was Managing Director for Cheil Turkey before joining Cheil MEA RHQ to head it in January 2012. Previously, he was a global account-planning director at Global HQ for 8 years.
Together with the knowledge and experience in both brand management and strategic planning, Keesoo Kim strives to provide the best integrated marketing communications solutions to the Middle East and Africa. Keesoo is very open-minded and enjoys chatting with co-workers all the time.
Azmi has run multinational advertising agencies in the entire region of the Middle East and North Africa.
These include Ogilvy and Mather in Bahrain, Dubai and London, Publicis Graphics in London and the Levant region, BBDO in Egypt and North Africa, and McCann in Dubai. Azmi has built brands, started and grew operations and teams, consolidated businesses, and gained for his agencies “agency of the year” awards as well as supported numerous creative awards at Dubai Lynx and Cannes Festivals.
Jinny joined Cheil HQ in 1999 after receiving MA in advertising from Michigan State Univ. in USA and started her job as a digital planner. Her enthusiasm to challenge convention and try new ways has diversified her experience in advertising ??from account servicing, experience marketing like events and exhibitions, digital marketing to 16 years of strategic planning for domestic (Korean) and global markets ??making her a true all-rounded multi-disciplinary planner.
Andrej has over 12 years of experience in Advertising. He has worked on the world's biggest brands in Europe and Middle East. During this period, his work has been recognised at some of the major advertising festivals, including Cannes Lions, D&AD, Epica, NY Festival, FAB Awards, Dubai Lynx and Mena Cristal. Andrej enjoys thinking about integrated ideas and embracing new technologies.
Haris Mahmood, a methodical and systematic Account Director with an MBA, has been in the UAE for 8 years and knows the region very well. He has extensive marketing and advertising experience with international brands across the region.Haris has been associated with agencies like LOWE, Venture Communications and ADK, working on different accounts ranging from Hospitality, Real Estate, Automobile to FMCG.
New Business Development Director
Ramzi has an advertising career that spans over 13 years, having worked on several multinational accounts such as Coca Cola, L'Oreal and Procter & Gamble in Levant, GCC countries and Central Eastern Europe.
Before coming to Dubai, Ramzi resided in Milan for a one-year assignment with Saatchi & Saatchi Milano. After a passionate 5-year relationship with Saatchi & Saatchi, he now leads the regional role on New Business for Cheil UAE, in Dubai.
Head of Digital
Wael is a firm believer in integrated communications with 13 years experience in marketing & advertising. 10 of which were specifically in the digital field. Wael holds 2 degrees, one in marketing and the other in visual communications. He has worked in agencies such as Leo Burnett, TBWA\Tequila, and Wunderman ??managing and leading both regional as well as multinational accounts, which include General Motors, P&G, Nissan, Nokia, Showtime, The Executive Office, Dubai Holding, and more.
Senior Project Manager
?œI may be only 153cm tall, but my passion for what I am doing is much bigger. I was once asked what my hobby is, and I answered what I do for living is my hobby without hesitating.??br>
Before joining Cheil in 2008, Jeehyun was a prolific designer creating anything from stages, exhibition stands to interiors. Her passion for design had driven her to extend her experiences and expertise.Today, she leads a team of 7 and diligently provides practical shop display solutions for various clients within Middle East and Africa.