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Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity announces WPP director Roy Haddad as ad person of 2013


By Ishbel Macleod, PR and social media consultant

February 25, 2013 | 1 min read

The Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity has announced that Roy Haddad, MENA director at WPP, has been awarded the Dubai Lynx Advertising Person 2013 Award.

Terry Savage, chairman of Lions Festivals, who with Motivate, joint organise Dubai Lynx, said: “Roy Haddad has tirelessly worked hard, and motivated all those around him, to achieve great success whilst elevating the industry’s standards of advertising and communications in the region.

“His endeavours to continuously develop the business are carried out with utmost commitment and passion, and as such we are proud to honour Roy with this accolade.”

Haddad will be given the trophy at the awards ceremony and dinner, which is held on Wednesday 13 March.

Haddad said: “I am obviously, at one and the same time both ecstatic and humbled by this recognition. To be bestowed this honour somehow makes the 36 years I spent in passionate pursuit of the next big idea, all worthwhile, if not delightful.”


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