Imad Kublawi

Imad Kublawi

Regional Partner, MENA at Results International LLP
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

About me

The founder of IK Consult is Imad Kublawi, a marketing communications specialist with over 30 years extensive experience in the Middle East and North Africa.

Imad has a rare combination of three marcoms skills:

On the agency side: Imad spent 27 years in advertising which started in Kuwait then moved to Athens and in 1984 to London. In 2002, having spent 17 years in London, Imad relocated to Beirut carrying on as Chief Operating officer of JWT’s Middle East Network, until 2005.
On the client side: In August 2005 Imad formed “IK Consult” in London then expanded to Dubai in 2006 and Doha in 2011 with delivery capability across the entire region. In this capacity, Imad acted as advisor to a number of publicly listed companies as well as medium to large private enterprises on strategic brand development and agency selection, management and optimization.
Corporate finance and strategy advice with Results International since 2008 as Regional Partner for the MENA region engaged in various M&A and consultancy projects.


Regional Partner, MENA
Results International LLP
United Arab Emirates
2008 - Present (12 years 9 months)
We are the leading adviser to companies seeking to build and realise value in the global marketing, technology and communications industry.

Our M&A experience in every major territory across the globe is unrivalled, having completed more than 200 transactions internationally since we were founded in 1991.

Our business consultancy work also enhances sustainable profit growth and builds value for shareholders.

We provide a range of services designed to help your company excel. With decades of experience in consultancy, M&A and private equity funding in a range of global markets, our business model is designed to enhance yours.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2005 - Present (15 years 9 months)
“Be the Strategic Advisors of Choice to Top Management of Companies and Agencies on All Aspects of Marketing Communication in the MENA Region”.
Regional Partner, MENA
London, United Kingdom
2005 - Present (15 years 9 months)
A global consultancy specialized in agency search & selection and all aspects of client-agency relationships with over 20 years experience
Chief Operating Officer MENA
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1989 - 2005 (16 years)
COO of JWT MENA network overlooking 11 offices and based in London (to 2002) then Beirut


BBA in Business Administration

1973 - 1976 (3 years)

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