Aimad Zakaria

Aimad Zakaria

Account Director at J. Walter Thompson Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

About me

A strategic brand advocate with an entrepreneurial mind, experienced in managing external (client, agency partners, vendors, etc.) and internal (agency) stakeholders, managing local and world-renowned brands, deriving solutions rooted in brand ideas to solve human challenges. Thereafter, expressed through impactful integrated campaigns that people want to spend time with.

My experience not only covers Malaysia but across 23 markets (APAC, EU, MEA, LATAM, USA), giving me an in-depth understanding of local insights, cultural diversity and local challenges facing different markets while developing, executing and implementing global thematic or tactical campaigns.

Nurturing and managing global brands are my forte and I truly believe that solutions (ideas) born from the spirit of collaboration is one of the keys to propel a brand forward.

Brand Experience: Shell, Nestle, Ford, Kimberly Clark, Kellogg's, Avon, Tourism Malaysia, LINE, 100PLUS.

Positions

Account Director
J. Walter Thompson Malaysia
April 2017 - Present (1 year 4 months)
Global Senior Account Manager
J. Walter Thompson Malaysia
June 2016 - March 2017 (9 months)
Global Account Manager
J. Walter Thompson Malaysia
October 2015 - May 2016 (7 months)
Global Senior Account Executive
J. Walter Thompson Malaysia
March 2015 - September 2015 (6 months)
Global Account Executive
J. Walter Thompson Malaysia
July 2013 - February 2015 (1 year 7 months)

Education

Bachelor of Science, Psychology & Communications

August 2008 - April 2013 (4 years 8 months)

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