Marc Lineveldt, formerly executive creative director at FP7 Dubai, has joined Saatchi & Saatchi Dubai as regional creative director.
The post was previously occupied by Ed Jones, who departed the agency earlier this year following a shake-up of operations in the MENA region.
The agency has actioned several hirings of top tier management in a bid to improve its product.
Prior to his 3-year stint at FP7, South African-born Lineveldt was creative director at Team Y&R. His accolades include trophies at Cannes, D&AD, Clio, One Show,Dubai Lynx and Mena Cristal.
Lineveldt will also continue to serve as chairman of the Creative Club in Dubai, a group established to give a united voice to the region’s creatives and raise creative standards.