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May 29, 2015 5:30 AM ET


Company Overview of J. Walter Thompson Company, Inc.

Company Overview

J. Walter Thompson Company, Inc. offers advertising services in the United States. The company also operates as a services network in the Asia pacific, the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Latin America, and North America. The company was founded in 1864 and is based in New York, New York. J. Walter Thompson Company, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of WPP plc.

466 Lexington Avenue

New York, NY 10017

United States

Founded in 1864





Key Executives for J. Walter Thompson Company, Inc.

Worldwide Chief Executive Officer and Global President
Age: 50
Worldwide Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Executive of J Walter Thompson India and Director
Chief Executive Officer of Europe
Head of Digital Worldwide and Chairman of JWT Brazil Group / JWT Brazil
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

J. Walter Thompson Company, Inc. Key Developments

JWT Appoints Camille Haddad as CEO of its Operations in Saudi Arabia

JWT has named Camille Haddad as CEO of the company's operations in Saudi Arabia, effective immediately. Both the Riyadh and Jeddah offices will report into Haddad, while Haddad himself will remain based in Riyadh and will report directly to Vatche Keverian, the agency's MENA's CEO. Prior to the appointment, Haddad led the Riyadh team as managing director for eight years, securing important business wins suchastheSaudiTelecomCompany (STC) account.

JWT Announces Executive Changes

JWT announced appointment Marwan Halabi to the role of managing director of the agency's operation in Kuwait. Halabi will be based in Kuwait City and report directly to Michiel Hofstee, CEO of JWT Gulf. Halabi takes over from Francois Kanaan who has moved to a leading client role in Dubai.

J. Walter Thompson Announces Executive Changes in Dubai office

Seyoan Vela has left his position as executive crea- tive director of J. Walter Thompson's Dubai office. During his time at J. Walter Thompson, Vela restructured the creative department and delivered work that was awarded at the Cannes Lions, the Dubai Lynx, the Effies and the MENA Cristals. Ramsey Naja, chief crea- tive officer of J. Walter Thompson Middle East and Africa, will oversee the creative department until a replacement executive creative director is found for the Dubai office.

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