Paola Mounla

Creative Director, J. Walter Thompson Beirut, Lebanon

After studying at the Lebanese American University, Paola flew off to start her advertising career in Dubai, in January 2007, where she spent 7 years working with multi-national agencies. In 2014, Paola decided to move to J. Walter Thompson based in Beirut, to explore a market, she firmly believes, has the potential to yield great and powerful work.

She joined J. Walter Thompson Beirut as an Associate Creative Director in April 2014 and was promoted to Creative Director in February 2016. Paola’s experience travels across different business sectors including telecom, banking, retail, cosmetics & beauty, food & beverage and FMCG.

Her work has been recognized at regional and international award shows such as Cannes Lions, New York Festivals, D&AD, Clio, the Dubai Lynx, MENA Effies and the Loeries.

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