The team at Hills Balfour Dubai have been operating in the MENA region for over a decade and formally became part of Hills Balfour Group in 2016. The office is run by Managing Director Anthony Dalton and brings global agency and client experience to its diverse client portfolio. The team deliver the core skills of PR and representation plus an extended set of fully integrated creative agency services across all branding and marketing communications – including brand strategy, brand creation, communications planning, creative concept development to all implementation, content production and delivery. Key client appointments include Jumeirah Group, Falcon & Associates, DTCM, Under Armour and various Government of Dubai remits.

Hills Balfour Dubai is an MMGY Global Company, the world’s largest integrated marketing company specialising in travel and hospitality. Providing best-in-class marketing, Hills Balfour helps the most ambitious places and people on Earth grow into something truly remarkable.

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Anthony Dalton

Managing Director at Hills Balfour UAE

Anthony has been leading teams to build regional and international brands for 20 years. Graduating with a Bsc (hons) in Business Admin he began his career in the UK delivering integrated FMCG work and then moved into the agency world planning and implementing regional work for global brands such as Ford and Lexus, and event marketing for the Rugby World Cup ’99.

He then spent 10 years in Sydney leading the teams in the fastest pace telco environment, working on the country’s largest business - Telstra, winning a gold Effie along the way. Additionally, delivering award winning work in launching challenge brands such as Virgin Money with Richard Branson.

Anthony has lived in Dubai since 2006, building and exporting some of the UAE’s major brands such as Jumeirah, TDIC and Dubai Tourism. He has also created global bids such as Qatar’s 2020 Olympic effort and imported some of the world’s best brands including the launch of Under Armour in the UAE.

Anthony has been in charge of Hills Balfour Dubai since its inception in 2016.

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