MEPRA would like to invite all members to attend the 2020 MEPRA Annual General Meeting to hear about the success from 2019 and the plans for the new year! Board Elections will also take place for the Executive and Strategy Board. These candidates will drive key initiatives for the communications industry in our region.
MEPRA members are invited to attend the 2020 MEPRA Annual General Meeting to meet this year’s nominees for the Strategy Board and Executive Board. You will be asked to vote by secret ballot for members to stand on the MEPRA Strategy Board for the next two years. Executive Board nominees will be voted for by the Strategy Board. Results will be announced during the event. All nominees have been listed below.
Once elected, the new Strategy Board and Executive Board members will work closely with MEPRA staff to drive key initiatives for the communications industry in our region for the next two years.
During the AGM, MEPRA Chair, Jonty Summers and Treasurer Mazen Nahawi will also deliver a presentation on the association’s success in 2019 and talk through the 2020 strategy and activity plan for the year ahead. Please note, this is a members-only event.
Please RSVP by 21 January 2020 by completing the registration details below or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We hope you can join us.
2020 MEPRA Board Nominees
To view 2020 MEPRA Board nominee bios, click here.
To find out more about the board election process, click here.
Executive Board Nominees
|Mamoon Sbeih||Managing Director – Arab Region||APCO Worldwide|
|Peter Ganney||Communications Director||Performance Communications|
|Peyman Al Awadhi||Senior Vice President and Official Spokesperson||DIFC Authority|
|Yasser Mohamed Zaki||Events and Sponsorship Manager||Sadara Chemical Company, KSA|
Strategy Board Nominees
|Amina Taher||Vice President, Corporate Affairs||Etihad Aviation Group|
|Andrea Gissdal||Head of Communications & Marketing||Emirates Literature Foundation|
|Benjamin Schroeder||Senior Vice President, Communications ME||Siemens|
|Camilla d’Abo||Managing Director, Dubai||APCO Worldwide|
|Cheryl King||Managing Director||markettiers MENA|
|Christine Sarkis||External Communications Advisor||Saudi Arabian Airlines|
|Elías Jabbe||Communications Consultant|
|Euan Megson||Managing Director||Action Global Communications|
|Fahad Al Qahtani||Chief Executive Officer||The Corporate Office|
|Farah Al Alami||Chief Communications Officer||UEMedical|
|Heba Fatani||Executive Director||RAK Media Office|
|Henry Jakins||Head of Communications, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa||Travelport|
|Inka Stever||Professor of Practice at College of Communication and Media Sciences||Zayed University Abu Dhabi|
|Jon Barber||Vice President Communications||ADNOC|
|Joseph John Nalloor||Programme Coordinator for Media and Communications||Murdoch University Dubai.|
|Libby Hennigar||Head of Narrative & Corporate Storytellin||Mubadala Investment Company|
|Louise Jacobson||Managing Partner||Brazen PR|
|Nick Edwards||Head of Communications, MENAT||HSBC|
|Oisin Commane||Head of Abu Dhabi Sustainabiltiy Week||Masdar|
|Peter Bellini||Head of PR & Influence, UAE||Memac Ogilvy i|
|Roland Buerk||Global Head of Media||DP World|
|Salem AlNuaimi||Communications Director||Abu Dhabi Media|
|Samia Bouazza||Managing Director||Multiply marketing & Consultancy|
|Simon Buerk||Director, Corporate Affairs||Emirates Global Aluminium|
|Sophie Toh||Managing Director||TOH PR|
|Taryam Alsubaihi||Head of Corporate Communications||EWEC|
|Tracy Faulkner||Chief Communications Officer||Majid Al Futtaim|
|Ziad Hasbani||Chief Executive Officer||Weber Shandwick MENAT|
MEPRA Executive Board
The MEPRA Executive Board takes on an operational role of MEPRA and will work closely with MEPRA staff to implement initiatives throughout the year. This board is the decision-making body of the Association, comprised of a Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer, Secretary plus a small group of Executive Directors. An Executive Board Member will be committing to twelve meetings per year plus time allocated for sub committee planning, projects and industry social events.
Executive Board positions available for nomination in 2020 include:
- Executive Director(s): x 3
MEPRA Strategy Board
The MEPRA Strategy Board serves as an advisory body to the Executive Board and will help identify and shape the strategy for MEPRA moving forward, particularly around our major initiatives and events. A Strategy Board Member will be committing to four meetings per year plus time allocated for sub committee planning, projects and industry social events.
- Number of positions available: Unlimited
By committing themselves as a MEPRA board member, candidates will be working towards an industry collective goal to:
Raise awareness and build understanding of public relations in the Middle East, both as a profession and as a driver of organisational reputation. We do so by promoting industry standards, sharing knowledge and thought leadership and building the capabilities of professionals in the region.
|2020 MEPRA AGM AGENDA
9:00am – 11:00am
|2019 MEPRA Activity Review|
|2020 MEPRA Board Elections|
|2020 Strategy & Activity Plan|
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