Having started his brand experience career back in 2001, Markus excelled in multiple creative and business development roles in leading German and International agencies. After six years of gaining in-depth knowledge on Qatars business landscape, Markus has now broken away from Avantgarde and founded Just us & Otto, a marketing communications agency with a global outreach. Besides being an expert in Middle Eastern markets and brands, Markus loves the outdoors, water sports and spending time with his family and two dogs.
- We Embrace Diversity
- We Explore the Unknown
- We Captivate Audiences
- Founded in Qatar 2011
- Rebranded in 2017
- Launched in UAE 2018
- 20 Brand Experience Professionals
- 40 Local & Multi-national Clients
Just us & Otto is an agency of multidisciplinary talents working as a unified team under the leadership of ideas. We translate brand values into brand experiences and build long-term brand-consumer relationships or in simple words: We create fans for brands.
Possessing a high entrepreneurial spirit in business development, Tassos has nearly 20 years of experience in senior commercial & business development positions. He has worked in various pharmaceuticals, FMCG & event sectors in both Europe & Qatar. Originally Greek, he communicates in five languages and enjoys all kinds of sports.
With a Master’s Degree in Social Science from Linkoping, Sweden, Rania Khalifa is an engineer with more than 12 years of communication and business development experience across telecom, FMCG, luxury, travel and consultancy services. Her diverse background, global experience and excellent interpersonal skills make her a unique and innovative marketer with a strategic vision that has resulted in a professional network within the UAE and across the region. Prior to living in Dubai, Rania was in between the Gulf region, Africa, the US and Sweden.