This year represents an important milestone for The Qode, and with it comes a new structure allowing for a changing of the guard to bring a fresh perspective to the communications industry in the region.
“We take this opportunity to thank and celebrate the incredible achievements of directors Rania Kfoury and Shimaa Elsayed who will always remain an integral part of The Qode family”,- said Managing Partner Dipesh Depala. With their departure, they now pass the baton to a new generation of Communications experts Farah El Alfy and Shaheena Usman who have been thriving at the company for many years and will continue with their stellar teams to take The Qode to new heights in the months and years to come.
In November 2018, The Qode announced its global partnership with The Independents Group. As part of the group which includes Karla Otto & K2 – the company is actively expanding its offering to global clients with local expertise facilitated through its 12 offices across the world. The company also plans to further expand its footprint in regional markets including Saudi Arabia and India.
“We are dedicated to upholding our promise to current and future clients of service excellence, a reputation we have worked hard to maintain over the last 10 years. We will continue to offer our clients strategic communications strategies through our various services”, - said The Qode Managing Partners Dipesh Depala and Ayman Fakoussa.
“The Independents Group is fully dedicated to ensuring that we remain at the forefront of the ever-changing communications landscape, for our local and global clients, across all our offices. The Middle East is a very key and strategic market for the Group, as well as many luxury brands – and we plan to expand our presence further with our partners at The Qode”, - said Isabelle Chouvet, CEO of The Independents Group.
About The Qode
The Qode is a Dubai-based communications, events, digital marketing and content creation agency for luxury lifestyle brands across the Middle East, North Africa and India. Established in May 2010, The Qode has amassed a stellar roster of luxury clients offering comprehensive public relations and digital marketing, turn-key event management, content creation and guest list / VIP services. With an in-depth understanding of the regional landscape and all its cultural nuances, the company has earned a strong reputation in the market as the agency of choice for local and global luxury brands, bridging the gap between the brand and the consumer in myriad ways. Cofounded by managing partners Ayman Fakoussa & Dipesh Depala, the company has grown to 35 employees, and is housed in Dubai’s burgeoning creative hub, the Dubai Design District (D3).
About The Independents The Independents is a global agency group for industry leaders across luxury and lifestyle, which was originally formed in 2017 through the merger of K2 and Karla Otto. The unique ecosystem, comprising Karla Otto, K2 and The Qode, is powerfully positioned to offer complete services for leading brands across key territories. Each agency within the group shares distinct values: a passion for culture, a drive for excellence and a sense of community rooted in thoughtful collaboration. With the addition of The Qode, The Independents now has 12 offices worldwide: Milan, Paris, London, Munich, New York, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo, Seoul and Dubai.