M: Communications announces contract wins
M: Communications, the leading international financial communications firm, is pleased to announce two client wins by its Gulf office.
July 14, 2010 3:40 by Rasha Reslan
Banaja Holdings is Saudi Arabia’s largest pharmaceutical and pharmaceutical logistics holding company, headquartered in Jeddah with significant operations in Jebel Ali, Dubai. The account will be led by Samantha Bartel-Al Khalaf, a financial services and healthcare specialist who joined M: in February of this year. Strategic international healthcare expertise will be provided by Mary-Jane Elliott, who leads M:’s healthcare practice.
Peregrine Holdings, headquartered in the Dubai International Financial Centre, is a conglomerated energy company focused on diversified value creation in the field of liquefied natural gas and related exploration and production opportunities. The account will be led by M:’s Managing Director for the Gulf region, Nicholas Lunt and Mustafa Al Rawi, who joined M: in February, bringing more than 10 years’ experience as a leading business journalist and broadcaster in the UK and Middle East. Patrick D’Ancona, head of M:’s energy and renewable practice will also provide strategic input from London.
Commenting on the wins, Stuart Leasor, Head of Emerging Markets, said:
“I am delighted to announce these two major client wins for our Gulf operation. Both accounts demonstrate the real demand we are seeing in this market for a combination of high quality local delivery with best-in-class specialist, international expertise.”