Gavin Anderson Abu Dhabi, the regional headquarters of Gavin Anderson & Company MENA has established offices in Riyadh and Jeddah.
The agency has been active in the Saudi Arabian market for several years and, headed up by the MD of Gavin Anderson's Saudi Arabian operations Michel Selfani, has established the offices to respond to growing demand for PR services in the country.
Richard Constant, Chairman & CEO Worldwide of Gavin Anderson & Company, said: ‘We expect to see tremendous growth from Saudi Arabia over the next few years, which will bring with it substantial opportunities for Gavin Anderson to advise local and global companies on their communications strategies within Saudi Arabia, regionally and internationally.'
The firm becomes one of the only global comms organisations to have a dedicated presence in the market, joining Hill & Knowlton which has offices in Riyadh and Jeddah under its Gulf-Hill & Knowlton brand.
Selfani will report to GA's MENA CEO Robert Kaltrachian, who is based in Abu Dhabi.