Special Awards

Advertising Person of the Year

Advertiser of the Year 2017: Pierre Choueiri, Chairman and CEO, Choueiri Group
Advertising Person of the Year
About the award

The Dubai Lynx Advertising Person of the Year Award is presented to an individual who has made significant contributions to advancing the reputation and profile of the communications industry in the MENA region. The recipient of the award is selected by the organisers of the Dubai International Festival of Creativity.

2017 winner

Pierre Choueiri, Chairman and CEO, Choueiri Group

Previous winners

2016 - Sheikh Waleed Al-Ibrahim, MBC Group Chairman

2015 - Dr Amina Al Rustamani, Group Chief Executive Officer of TECOM Investments

2014 - Eddie Moutran, Chairman, CEO, Memac Ogilvy Group MENA

2013 - Roy Haddad, WPP, Director, Middle East and North Africa

2012 - Raja Trad, CEO of Leo Burnett Group MENA and member of the Leo Burnett Wordwide Global Leadership Council (GLC)

2011 - HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and CEO of Emirates Airline & Group

2010 - Ramzi Raad, Chairman and CEO, TBWA\RAAD Middle East

2009 - Tanvir Kanji, Head of Inca Tanvir