Chairman & CEO
Eddie is one of the pioneers of advertising in the Arabian Gulf. Starting in Bahrain late 1972/early 1973 and has lived in the Gulf ever since. In 1973 Eddie started Intermarkets Bahrain and was Gulf Area Manager for that Agency. He started Intermarkets UAE in 1976 and Intermarkets Jeddah in 1978. Then Burson Marsteller Intermarkets in 1979. Eddie founded MEMAC in 1984 in Bahrain, with 4 people, one client and a $13K capital and has built it in 14 years to 7 offices, 180 people and a turnover exceeding $73 million.
Eddie is a board member of O&M Africa and O&M Europe Management team. He initiated and became 1st chairman of the M.E.A.A.A and is a founder member of the GCCAA. Eddie is one of the 1st IAA members in the Gulf. Eddie’s hobbies are backgammon, driving antique cars and power boating.