Prior to joining Gravity Media, Abdelkader was Director of Media Rights at the Qatar-based independent media network, beIN Media Group.
Gravity Media, a major provider of complex live broadcast facilities and production services to content owners, creators and distributors, has appointed Abdelkader Zitouni as its MENA advisor.
Abdelkader will be responsible for identifying and securing new commercial opportunities by leveraging his in-depth market knowledge and close personal relationships with key MENA broadcasters and content providers.
Prior to joining Gravity Media, Abdelkader was Director of Media Rights at the Qatar-based independent media network, beIN Media Group. There, he was responsible for the acquisition and management of key sports and entertainment properties and the development of strategic partnerships with major MENA content providers.
Speaking about the appointment, Steve Norris, Director of Production and Content at Gravity Media, said: “With 23 years of experience as a respected media executive under his belt, Abdelkader’s knowledge of sports and entertainment media in the Middle East is positively encyclopaedic. His expertise will prove invaluable as we continue to expand in this region”.
Ed Tischler, Managing Director of Gravity Media in EMEA, added: “Abdelkader’s passion for his work is clear, making him a perfect fit for Gravity Media. We’re delighted to have him on board as we continue to deliver a best-in-class experience for existing MENA clients, as well as developing and growing our business in the region.”
Abdelkader Zitouni commented: “I’m delighted to be joining such an innovative, future-looking business as Gravity Media. I look forward to working with the senior leadership team to uncover new commercial opportunities in this dynamic, rapidly developing region.”
Gravity Media serves the MENA region from its office in Qatar. It provides a range of services including equipment rental, stadium broadcast infrastructure and operates a compact and agile OB van with DSNG capabilities.