International Board of Directors

Fadi Yaish

Founder, CCO
‿ and us, Dubai

Described by Forbes as ‘MENA's Chief Creative Officer of the Decade’ and ‘2022 Top 10 Most Influential Business Persons in the Middle East’. Fadi has been credited with making his clients, agencies and the region famous.

His work has been the only work from MENA recognized by TED 10 Ads Worth Spreading. He was the first creative director from his region to be ranked in the world’s top 10 in 2008. The only ECD from his region ever made it to the Top 5 Worldwide. #3 in 2015, #4 in 2016, #2 in 2017, #2 in 2018.

His work has been recognized with over 700 industry honors at award shows across the world such as One Show, D&AD, Cannes Lions, Clio, LIA, and NYF. He has chaired D&AD, Golden Drum, PIAF, Cresta, AdFest and judged other prestigious shows such as One Show, Cannes Lions, LIA, Clio and NYF.

In late 2018, he established ‿ and us. a creatively led independent agency that heralds in a new era where creativity is the key to solving business problems. In less than 3 years, ‿ and us ranked as the fastest growing agency in the MENA with a sheer of global and local prestigious clients. ‿ and us is paving the way for a new way of thinking that reinvents how agencies do business in the region. Not just redefining the creative status quo, but truly offering clients today what they really need to reach their business objectives.




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