Tim named MD of Bell Pottinger Dubai
09 Apr 2017 - 23:01
Bell Pottinger Middle East, a leading integrated, international corporate reputation agency, yesterday announced the appointment of Tim Falconer (pictured) as Managing Director, Dubai, and welcomed Jennifer Kedissa as Associate Partner and Omar Nasro as a Consultant.
Tim currently leads the firm’s Financial & Corporate Practice and is also responsible for Bell Pottinger’s media training offering. As a Managing Director he will oversee the strategic direction of the agency and help drive new business in the region and beyond. Prior to joining Bell Pottinger, Tim was the Deputy Bureau Chief for The Wall Street Journal in the Middle East. Before moving to the region in 2009, Tim spent close to 10 years in London with The Wall Street Journal leading various teams of reporters covering equity and oil markets. Tim replaces Nicola Hooper who has returned to the UK for personal reasons.
Jennifer and Omar are new additions to the Bell Pottinger team, each bringing a wealth of experience to their respective roles and adding further capability to the expanding agency.
Jennifer has over eight years of experience across Europe and the Middle East in the field of strategic communications, specializing in corporate positioning. Omar brings experience in the management of government and corporate clients providing day-to-day communications counsel across a range of industries. He will support the Arabic speaking team across a wide portfolio of clients.