Formerly the vice president of Sales and Geographic Expansion at Keystone Insurers Group, Schenk has knowledge of the national insurance industry, including distribution channels, markets, agency networks
, acquirers and investors.
, meanwhile, have often been an option for smaller independent agents, but now even larger agencies are seeing value in banding together.
'In discussing the many partnerships we have in the insurance industry, we realised that there were no groups specifically supporting the agency networks
we service,' stated Michael Strakhov, executive director of Insurance Lending.
A number of international agency networks
with a re- gional presence have been invited to pitch, including incumbent Mindshare, which has held the regional account since 2009 and for Kuwait and Bahrain since 2002 and 2003.
The top three most effective holding companies in MENA are WPP Group, Publicis Group and Omnicom, while JWT, MindShare Worldwide, Leo Burnett Worldwide and OMD are the five most effective agency networks
in the region.
The rankings are broken down into different categories: most effective agencies, advertisers, brands, agency holding groups, agency networks
, agency offices and independent agencies.
Germany, June 18 -- The Agency Lounge of the dmexco 2013 is enjoying huge popularity: Within the shortest space of time all major agency networks
of the global digital industry have secured themselves their place in the Agency Lounge, which is in the meantime completely sold out.
Under the contract, Harris will deliver core IT and communications operations and maintenance services including network control center support; consolidated video teleconferencing services; consolidated help desk services; and information assurance and support to Missile Defense Agency networks
Now, it seems fitting that he is still into selling, at the helm of one of the region's biggest advertising, media and PR agency networks
.Miknas also owns the McDonald's franchise in Lebanon.
FOX Estates offers one of the largest real estate agency networks
in Cyprus, with offices in all major locations of Nicosia, Limassol, Paphos, Larnaca and Famagusta.
Ged Nichols, general secretary of trade union Accord which represents HBOS employees, said: "Clearly there are some jobs at risk but it won't be a big concern for Halifax staff themselves because the agency networks
are limited and not part of the core business."