Based in the United Arab Emirates, Tarek oversees Turner’s entire business in the MENAT region, comprising carriage of Turner’s channels on pay-tv platforms, Ad Sales of Free to Air Cartoon Network channels, Content Sales, Licensing & Merchandising and any ancillary revenues deriving from Turner’s intellectual properties.
Tarek also manages all operations related to the abovementioned revenues, including Programming & Creative, Original Productions, Marketing & PR, Research and Technical Playout.
In his capacity, he also acts as a key liaison with local partners on identifying local content from across the region to drive Local channels through international markets.
Tarek brings a wealth of media broadcasting and production experience to his role at Turner after having spent over 10 years in the media industry as a presenter, producer and executive in charge of production on different projects ranging from high end TV commercials and long form animated series.
Turner, a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news; entertainment; kids and young adult; and sports media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.