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Brahim Basbous

Age: 30 - Paris, France



MA - Management, Production and Promotion of Audiovisual Medias

2009 – 2011

Appointed as team leader on the final year project (a short film).

Saint Joseph University – Beirut

BA - Advertising and Sales

2001 – 2005

Selected to enroll Ogilvy & Mather's Post-Graduate Program.


Drones Interactive

International Business Development

Drones Interactive is an experience design agency. Merging technological innovation with unparalleled talent and resources, we offer marketers, brands, developers, real-estate agencies, architects and designers, an interactive virtual showcase of any brand, design or architectural project in real time, brought to them on tablets, smartphones, personal computers, touchscreen displays, immersive domes or any contemporary multimedia platform.

July 2012 – Present

Cristal Festival – Paris

Communication and Development Manager

Advertising, media and production agencies from:
WPP, Omnicom, Publicis, Havas, Interpublic, Dentsu and other independent agencies..

Missions: developing corporate events and awards festivals. Direct relation with the
agency heads. Multiple travels to negotiate diverse partnerships.
Participation in key industry events: Cannes Lions, Microsoft, WPP, and other.

2011 – 2012

Ogilvy & Mather – Dubai

Account Executive (2006-2007), Account Manager (2007-2009)

Worked for 4 major global clients; GlaxoSmithKline, Kraft Foods, Unilever, Lenovo, and
4 regional clients; Volvo Cars, Chili's, MBC Group (TV channels), DIFC (Dubai International
Finance Center).

- Nominated for a Cannes Cyber Lion and won a merit at The One Show New York;
- Worked on new product launches for major brands;
- Worked on the adaptation of Dove's "Campaign For Real Beauty" to the MENA region;
- Won important new clients;

2006 – 2009

Aparté – Paris

Assistant Production Manager (Internship)

Aug. – Sept. 2010

Clients: Gaumont, Warner Bros, Pathé, Europa Corp, Mars Films.
Managed the workflow between the editors, sound engineers and graphic artists.

Starcom Mediavest – Beirut

Assistant Media Planner (Internship)

Sept. – Oct. 2005

Worked on forecasts for the TV media plan for Group Bel.

Grey Worldwide – Beirut

Junior Account Executive (Internship)

July – Sept. 2004

Worked on a quantitative marketing research for a new deodorant brand.


Fluent : English, French, and Arabic


Advertising, Digital, Public and Corporate Relations, Event Management, Networking

Brahim Basbous — brahim.basbous@gmail.com — (+33) 06 98490017