Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 March 2024 – Starcom ME, a leading media agency under Publicis Groupe ME, has topped the charts in the WARC Media 100 as the #1 media agency in MENA. No other media agency in the region has featured in this prestigious list, underscoring the level of commitment and work it takes to earn a rank on this list. 

The WARC Media 100 is a ranking of the world’s most awarded campaigns and companies for media. It tracks the results of media award shows around the world, and acts as a benchmark for media excellence, allowing agencies and brands to compare their performance with that of their peers.

Commenting on this feat, Tony Wazen, CEO of Publicis Media ME said, “Coming out as #1 in the WARC Media 100 is the culmination of a tremendously successful year for Starcom ME. To be included amongst the world’s best is a feat unmatched by any other media agency in MENA, and this only strengthens our resolve to push the limits of media excellence and innovation across all our media agency brands.”

Ramez Zeineddine, CEO of Starcom ME added, “We’re immensely proud to continue our record of industry leadership in the WARC Media 100. Having our work consistently recognised by the industry is collectively owed to the brilliant work of our talents, and the ambition of our clients. We look forward to continuing this path of excellence throughout the year.” 

In the past year, Starcom ME’s performance has been recognised with a string of accolades including #1 Media Agency of the Year at Dubai Lynx and Media Agency of the Decade at Athar Saudi Festival of Creativity – both in 2023.