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Zaid Al-Zaidy

Creative Agency CEO, Strategist & Brand Expert

Zaid is an award-winning brand and communications expert with nearly 20 years experience across some of the world’s most iconic brands, both client and agency side.

At Unilever, Zaid propped up a generation's pulling power with the promise of the Lynx Effect. Over in adland, the scent of success followed him across senior strategic roles at Mother and TBWA, as MD of digital agency Saint and most recently as CEO of McCann London, where he led the agency's transformation agenda. He is now Partner and CEO of Above+Beyond Creative Agency.

Zaid is an elected member of the Council at the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising, a member of the Effie’s UK Steering Committee and was named by City A.M. as one of the UK's Top 30 most influential people in media, advertising and communications. He's even been Alan Sugar's advertising advisor on The Apprentice. But don't hold that against him.

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