Marie Claire Maalouf, Chief Creative Officer, EDELMAN 

Throughout her career that started in 2006 at BBDOMarieClaire has worked with an extensive portfolio of both international and MENA brands. Some notable names include; Mars, J&J, PepsiCo, Essity, Van Cleef & ArpelsReckitt, Annahar Newspaper, among others and she worked on multiple initiatives and Pro bono projects driven by her purpose to add value and better the life of others, one idea at a time. 

Marie Claire work has earned numerous awards in most international and regional shows including Grands Prix at Cannes and the only Yellow Pencil by D&AD for the Mena region in 2022. She got ranked as the third Most Awarded Executive Creative Director globally and the top-ranked professional in the region by The Drum World Creative Rankings in 2023 and stands among the top 3 most outstanding women in Advertising and Media in MENA for 2022.

In 2019, she was also earned the esteemed title of ‘Next Creative Leader’ by the 3% Conference and The One Club for Creativity in Chicago.