Al Safar announced that Mr. Jay Bhagawati has joined the Group as the General Manager of InfoTouch, a subsidiary company that specialises in Marketing, Media, Advertising and Publishing.

Mr. Jay Bhagawati is a Senior Management professional with over 14 years GCC experience in high value projects pertaining to marketing communications, brand development, publishing, media, events, exhibitions and the specialized niche business of luxury magazines.

This comes in line with the Group’s strategy that focuses on improving its capabilities and developing its businesses by attracting new expertise and investing in human resource capital.

Prior to joining Al Safar Group, Mr. Bhagawati was a Senior Account Director and New Business Manager at Gulf Marcom, formerly Saatchi & Saatchi. He was responsible for key accounts of the agency.

He worked previously at Miracle Graphics as Group Business Director, where he was responsible for key client management and business development in the region, managing the publishing business, communication projects, product launches and conceptualizing ideas and new products.

During his tenure in Miracle Graphics, he successfully delivered over than 90 high value projects in Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi and Oman. Moreover, he managed some of Bahrain’s most successful projects like the Bahrain Summer Festival, Bahrain Heritage Festival, World Press Photo Exhibition 2005-2009, FIFA World Cup exhibition and Maraee (Bahrain Animal Production Show). He also launched Bahrain’s leading luxury magazine “DURRAH” from start up and as the Editor, Jay managed all aspects of content and production.

Mr. Jay Bhagawati holds a first class MBA degree and has additional training in advanced marketing management, creative writing, editing and visual communications management.

Mr. Adel Safar, the chairman of Al Safar Group commented “It is our pleasure to welcome Mr. Bhagawati to the senior management of the group. We are very confident that he will play an important role in leading InfoTouch towards success through developing its businesses and implementing new strategies. He has a wide experience and outstanding track record in this field.”

Mr. Ahmed Khalfan, Group said,”InfoTouch has an extensive experience in print, outdoor, television advertising industry coupled with outstanding events management expertise. It helped many clients to realize their ambitions by providing them with unique services. We are confident that we are about to witness new era of nonstop growth as Mr. Bhagawati will utilize his vast experience to lead the company and diversify into new age media”