Mazen Nahawi

Mazen Nahawi

President of News Group

Mazen Nahawi is the president of News Group, an organization focused on serving the communications and PR industry. The company includes several strategic businesses, including Carma, a global media intelligence leader which serves over 1,200 clients in 41 countries. The company also includes Social Eyez, a social data and engagement practice, Context, a content-development provider and Interactive, a software development company focused on eGovernment services.

Mazen started his career 15 years ago as a journalist at Dar Al Khaeej, the UAE’s main privately-owned publishing company. He then worked as a senior manager at a regional public relations firm before founding Media Watch in 2002. His deep belief in using actionable and measurable information as a catalyst for modernisation and progress in emerging markets is the driving principle behind his work.

In 2007, Mazen launched the Middle East PR Measurement Summit. The event is a major gathering of global PR and measurement professionals. The summit plays an important role in encouraging regional PR towards adoption of measurement best practice and methodology.

A life-long resident of the UAE, Mazen lives in Dubai with his wife and six children and step children.

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