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Mon 15 Dec 2014 01:13 PM

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Obi Mobiles hires Dubai's BPG for Middle East region

New firm headed by former Apple CEO John Sculley appoints BPG to launch mobile brand in region

Obi Mobiles hires Dubai's BPG for Middle East region

Obi Mobiles, the new technology brand co-founded by veteran marketer and former Apple CEO John Sculley, has appointed the BPG | Group to manage and effectively introduce the brand to the highly smartphone savvy EMEA market.

Following successful launches in India and most recently the UAE, the technology company has now engaged with the Dubai-headquartered BPG | Group for creative advertising and media planning and buying services.

Through its specialist businesses BPG | bates and BPG | Maxus, the agency will create regionally relevant campaigns to tell the Obi Mobiles story and reinforce their core brand essence of “Whoever You Are”.

Amit Rupchandani, Managing Director for the MENA region at Obi Mobiles, said: “We needed to find a communications partner who had the ideas, innovation, creativity and understanding of our business to help us achieve our ambitious growth strategy. In BPG | Group we have found a partner with whom we can confidently move forward and bring our products to a smartphone hungry market in the weeks and months ahead.”

Commenting on the new partnership with Obi, BPG Group CEO Avi Bhojani said: “As one of the longest established and largest marketing solutions groups in the MENA region, BPG | Group is ideally geared to helping this new, innovative and exciting mobile brand make a dynamic and lasting impact.”

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