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Dikran Kalaydjian

CFO Middle East and North Africa

Office

  • Lebanon
Dikran is Wunderman Thompson Middle East and North Africa's Chief Financial Officer.

Dikran’s career in Finance began as a fresh graduate with Ernst & Young, climbing up the corporate ladder to head their insurance section and become Senior Manager of the Beirut office.



In 2006, Dikran joined J. Walter Thompson as Regional Finance Director in MENA. In 2010 he was promoted to Chief Financial Officer for the group, contributing to company structuring initiatives, tax planning and treasury management, overlooking financial reporting, budgeting, managing internal and external audits, setting pricing strategies and managing acquisitions.

He is also a board member of Mindshare MENA and Mediacom MENA, which are both WPP companies.


Dikran has a BS in Business Accounting and an MBA from the Lebanese American University in addition to his CPA, which he received from California Board of Accountancy in 2002.


Dikran has served and still serves on a number of NGO boards contributing and helping them to structure their financials and legal matters.


Dikran is a big fan of football to the extent that he took his son to the FIFA world cup in 2018.