Managing Director , OMD Saudi Arabia (Based in Riyadh)
Started his media career in 2002, Faisal worked in Lebanon & Qatar before moving to OMD Dubai in 2006. His rich media portfolio covers real estate, telecom, finance, technology and FMCG categories. Before moving to lead OMD KSA in Jan 2015 , Faisal’s recent assignment was managing PepsiCo and Henkel accounts across the region as a Business Unit Director. During his assignment, Faisal worked on a lot of firsts in the region ( linking media
investment to business results and launching the first research in the region to capture the incremental reach of digital over TV). Faisal worked on many campaigns, five of them got awarded in MENA Effie, Lynx and MENA Crystals Awards. Moreover, within OMD Faisal was awarded 3 times ( Extra mile award 2008, Team award 2010, and sustained performance 2012, ). In 2001 he obtained a BA degree in Economics and in 2010 an MBA degree from The Lebanese American University.