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Marie Claire Maalouf
Executive Creative Director
Impact BBDO Dubai

DUBAI, UAE // Marie-Claire holds many titles, but the one she believes truly defines her is ‘A Student of Life’.

Two weeks after graduating with honours from the Lebanese Academy of Fine Arts, Marie-Claire, being top of her class, was approached by BBDO for an Art Director position. Her drive and contribution to growing the business and the teams made her a key player in the agency. She currently holds the title of Executive Creative Director.

As ECD, MC, as called by her colleagues, leads a wide portfolio of around 12 international and local clients such as ADCB, Van Cleef, Hayatna, Samsung, IFFCO, AnNahar, Sadia, Essity and Nakheel.

She contributed substantially in bringing home to the MENA region the most coveted awards of the industry. In 2022, she helped win more than 85 awards, amongst which the only D&AD Yellow Pencil won by MENA this year, one of the two Cannes Lions Grand Prix won by the MENA region as well as the only 2 Grand Lias for MENA this year.