Havas Middle East strengthens leadership with a new appointment for the Middle East.
Havas Middle East announces the appointment of Karine Barakat as the agency’s General Manager overseeing the Havas business in Egypt. Based in Cairo, Karine will be responsible for overseeing the entire operation in the country, including the creative, media, and PR divisions.
With over two decades of experience in advertising, digital, content, and technology, Karine has demonstrated a strong ability to manage and grow business operations. She joins Havas after having managed other major communications groups in Egypt. Her multi-market background, having lived and worked in Dubai, Cairo, and Beirut, has allowed her to develop a unique and diverse skill set that will be invaluable in her new role.
Commenting on the news, Makram Khater, General Manager, of Havas Lower Gulf said, “We believe that Karine’s experience, cultural awareness, and drive make her the ideal candidate for this position. We are confident that she will bring new ideas and energy to our team, helping drive our business forward. We welcome Karine to the Havas family and look forward to working with her.”
Karine Barakat, General Manager at Havas Egypt said, “I am thrilled to join Havas and am looking forward to contributing to the group’s meaningful work. I believe the agency has a great journey ahead in Egypt, and I’m eager to work with the team in Cairo and to collaborate closely with the rest of the Havas Village to achieve our goals and drive growth in the region.”