This month, Ziad Hasbani, CEO, Weber Shandwick MENA was named PR Leader of the Year at the inaugural PRCA MENA Awards hosted in Dubai. In addition, the Weber Shandwick MENA team in Dubai won Best Campaign: B2B for the Finding Opportunity in Volatility campaign developed and delivered for client DGCX.
Ziad was recognised for his leadership and outstanding contribution to the agency since his joining some ten years ago. His ‘People First’ approach to staff wellbeing was also applauded.
With an international judging panel of in house and agency PR professionals, this new awards programme seeks to honour the year’s most effective and creative public relations campaigns, individuals and teams across the MENA region.
In November, Weber Shandwick MENA was named Agency of the Year 2016 by the Middle East Public Relations Association (MEPRA).