Managing Director & Partner MENA, based in Dubai
Andreas Keller is a Managing Director and Partner for Leidar MENA. He is an experienced international communications consultant with an outstanding track record in agency leadership.
He was previously the Managing Director for Weber Shandwick in Dubai. Under his leadership, they won “Agency of the Year” in 2014, 2016 and 2017 and were also named in the UAE’s Top 10 “Great Places to Work” for five consecutive years. Prior to his role as Managing Director, Andreas was the agency’s Regional PR Director for the Middle East & North Africa region, responsible for working with 14 offices on delivering successful multi-market client programs and activities. Andreas is a founding board member of the Marketing Society’s Middle East chapter and is a regular speaker at industry events as well as a judge for several award competitions.
Before joining Weber Shandwick in Switzerland in 2001, he was head of PR in Europe for NBA after having spent some years in broadcast media. He has a BA in communications from Fordham University in the USA.