Our Team

  • Khaled Kafarsoussa

    Khaled Kafarsoussa

    TPH DDB President KSA

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    Khaled Kafarsoussa

    TPH DDB President KSA

    19 years of experience largely in KSA with leading Advertising Groups and Multinational Brands; 1995 Publicis (Riyadh) as Communication Manager; 1997 Imprint (Lebanon) as Business Director; 1999 BCIG Aroldworldwide (Havas Group - Riyadh) as Communication Director, 2004 Leo Burnett (Publicis Group -Riyadh) as Group Communication Director.

     

    Major Assignments/Brands: Burger King & Gulf Industry (diapers brands: Moony, Babyjoy & Superbaby); Vodatel, SaudiNet (STC), Citroen, HWB account (Holstein – Nova – Power Horse); Pizza Hut & Wendy’s; Tawuniya (insurance), Banque Saudi Fransi, Al Walimah rice, Punjabi rice, Doux, Coopoliva & Kudu.

     

    Leading the communication strategy and implementation for major IPOs: Tawuniya, Almarai, Red Sea, National shipment Company of Saudi Arabia, Middle East specialized Cables.

     

    Joined PDDB Riyadh as Managing Director in 2009.

  • Ali Baasiri

    Ali Baasiri

    Executive Creative Director

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    Ali Baasiri

    Executive Creative Director

    An award winning & passionate creative director with solid 19 years of experience in the region on multiple prestigious regional and international brands ranging from B2B & B2C.

     

    A people’s person who is always looking for creative challenges. Always in search of that big idea that will dazzle people and judges at the same time.

     

    Graduated from the American University of Beirut in 98 with a Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design and worked across international agencies ranging from Leo Burnett, JWT, and TBWA.

     

    Led a large team of people for

    7 years on one of the biggest brands: STC. Worked on a wide range of TV commercials across Europe and the Middle East including big campaigns with Real Madrid and Manchester United football clubs and stars like Ronaldo, Cassias, Michael Own, and Patrice Ivra.

     

    Passionate about football and movies. Won numerous awards in Effie's, Dubai Lynx, and Mena Cristal and work featured in Shots.

     

    Handled clients like: SABB, American Express, Arab National Bank, Jadwa Investment, Saudi Telecom, Zain Telecom, Nissan, Almarai, Mcdonald’s & P&G.

  • Ibrahim Bakkar

    Ibrahim Bakkar

    Business Director

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    Ibrahim Bakkar

    Communication Director

    9 years of experience in the Advertising field solely in KSA where he inherited the culture in-depth and harnessed the local insights to improve the effectiveness of delivery across all clients.

     

    His journey began with Memac Ogilvy as an account executive for a period of time and then joined tphDDB and got exposed to various brands in different industries. The first assignment in KSA was handling all marketing activities for Al Rajhi Bank. 

     

    The clients he have worked on while in tphDDB vary from retail businesses like Saudi Investment Bank, Bank Al Bilad, Jadwa Investment, Al Rajhi Capital, Sony, Kako, Lebara Mobile or B2B communications like STC business solutions, Tahakom Company, MASIC and Acwa Power International.

  • Yazan Al-Bustami

    Yazan Al-Bustami

    Strategic Planner

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    Yazan Al-Bustami

    Strategic Planner

    Joined tphDDB in 2016.

     

    After spending years in the US getting his BA degree in marketing & master’s in finance, Yazan came back to the Kingdom, where he was born & raised, to pursuit his passion for Marketing & Communications.

     

    Joined tphDDB in April of 2017, as a Communication Executive, Yazan have had the chance to work across various clients that operated among different industries, such as Telecom, FMCG, Financial, Governmental and Pharmaceutical.

     

    Progressing forward with his career, Yazan expanded his horizons into the strategic planning, where he found his true potential. Officially titled Strategic Planner back in April of 2021, Yazan been leading on all strategic planning across all clients.

     

    Most recently, Yazan have been leading on building the NWC changing perception brand strategy, TDF brand and communication strategies, Labara’s communication strategy as well as shifting brands from being product driven to be more brand driven.

  •  Adnan Aldawi

    Adnan Aldawi

    Client Service

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    Adnan Aldawi

    Communication Manager

    A Graduate from Arar college of technology class of 2013, with a major in Accounting. Driven by a strong sense of ethics, strongly believes in giving back and helping the disadvantaged by donating time and volunteering in events for the ill and less fortunate at King Abdul-Aziz Medical City since 2004.


    Gaining four years of experience as an expediter, learning different traits along the way; including managing and fulfilling formal contracts, handling pressure, time management and most importantly interpersonal communication.

     

    Joined tphDDB as a social media moderator in 2018. Ever since, Adnan has been managing social media accounts among various major local clients.
     

    Aside from his social media role, Adnan has picked up a challenge upon himself where he expanded his role into account management and fully handled the BSF account with all of its internal & external communication activities.

    Tawuniya, STCS, Lebara, TDF, BSF and Absher remains among the top clients Adnan has worked on across both fronts, account management and social media moderation.

  • Manar Alharthi

    Manar Alharthi

    Client Service

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    Manar Alharthi

    Junior Communication Manager

    Graduated from Imam Muhammed Ibn Saud University IMSIU with a bachelor degree in Information Systems IS. 

    I have worked in the Ministry of Education as a Data Analyst.

    Dedicated, and self learning. 

    Interested in reading and Calligraphy. 

  • Fawaz Alomary

    Fawaz Alomary

    Client Service

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    Fawaz Alomary

    Communication Executive

    Majored in Business Administration and Graduated from the University Of Balamand, Lebanon. A 35-year-old entrepreneur; worked in a variety of industries such as construction, solar energy, food & beverage, and general trade.

     

     A member of the Board of Directors in a Lebanese National NGO that works in the field for almost 25 years with a partnership with the UNHCR agency in Lebanon and other international entities like the EU among others. This NGO works in the sector of psycho-social support, advocacy, lobbying, and rehabilitation for victims of violence and torture.

     

    Established a few companies in two countries and faced so many challenges sustaining it, especially throughout the pandemic period. This resulted in having a broad perspective and in-depth knowledge of the market and people which makes it possible to find instant and multiple solutions for each upcoming problem.

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