Media & Entertainment
The media industry is going through an unprecedented period of transformation.
In today’s modern age, the region’s – and indeed, the world’s – media industry is going through an unprecedented period of transformation. While in the not-too-distant past media was confined to ‘traditional’ forms such as TV, print and websites, today the industry is rapidly evolving as it turns towards direct-to-consumer models in which mobile apps and social media are vital formats for information and entertainment.
Keeping pace with this rapid evolution requires agile leaders…
With the ability to anticipate trends, understand the cross-platform experience, manage and utilize data and – vitally – build well-rounded teams with the required skill sets, industry knowledge and experience.
The industry-specific media and entertainment team at Cooper Fitch is ready to help. It has a keen understanding of the challenges – and exciting opportunities – present in the media landscape in areas ranging from television to social media and digital home entertainment.
As part of our practice, we can also help a firm’s senior leaders develop strategies that reflect the latest changes and technologies in the industry, as well as recent transformations in user experience and monetization methods.
Other talent solutions Cooper Fitch can provide include strategic talent searches, staff development programmes, executive coaching, talent design and succession planning. Together, we can work to ensure that you have the leadership team in place to thrive in a particularly competitive and constantly evolving sector.
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Trefor is the founder and CEO of Cooper Fitch, the firm was born out of a management buyout of an international recruitment firm called Morgan McKinley, MENA offices. Murphy and the team rebranded and reimaged the firm to Cooper Fitch, where it is now considered the leading recruitment and HR advisory consulting firm in the GCC. Trefor acts as a key advisor to his clients and has developed a reputation for his vital insight and a comprehensive understanding unique to the United Arab Emirates
Saudi Arabia and gulf markets.
Murphy sits on several human capital advisory boards for various international and locally based organisations, he is deeply interested in technology and has a keen eye on tech starts ups. He is a regular
contributor to Dubai Eye’s radio show ‘Business Breakfast’ and CNBC Arabias TV news channel.
Since 2016, Cooper Fitch has had over 100% revenue growth, with a year on year growth of 20% along with the reputation for delivering the highest recruitment service levels to a growing number of clients. Prior to the successful launch of Cooper Fitch Trefor was the Managing Director for an international search firm, supporting the Middle East and North Africa operation and a shareholding partner of the group. He spent fourteen years working with this same search firm globally, helping to make it one of
the most recognised recruitment brands in the world. Trefor has lived permanently in the gulf since 2012.
Our guide unveils expected salary ranges for new hires across various industries and core functions across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for 2021.
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