ArchiveJuly, 2014

Cawley and Hayes exit adland

Chris Cawley has sold his five per cent stake in Cawley NeaTBWA and will soon step down as chairman. The move gives Omnicom’s TBWA full ownership of the Rathmines agency, which Cawley and David Nea set up 22 years ago. Cawley’s career in adland included working in despatch at Peter Owens and then in client […]

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Agencies expect revenue and staff numbers to improve

Nearly four-fifths of advertising agencies in Ireland expect industry turnover to increase this year and over half of them predict employee numbers to rise, the latest industry census by the Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland (IAPI) indicates. The survey was conducted online by Amárach Research in April and May and comprises interviews with 45 […]

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OMD announces new team

Omnicom-owned media agency OMD Ireland has announced the formation of a new management team. Headed by managing director Tim Griffiths and deputy managing director Andrew Sinclair, it also comprises of business directors Alan Daly, Claire Butterly, Greg McConkey and Martina Stenson, along with head of digital Garret O’Beirne. Griffiths said the agency’s growth in recent […]

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Ocean FM retains licence

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has announced the decision to award the contract for a local, broad-format radio service for Sligo, North Leitrim and South Donegal to North West Broadcasting, trading as Ocean FM. The BAI will now proceed to contract negotiations with the station run by Tim Collins successful applicant and further details […]

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Dooley and Brady join Marketer of the Year judges

The chief executive of the Association of Advertisers in Ireland (AAI) Barry Dooley and the head of marketing for News International (now News UK & Ireland) in Ireland Ruth Brady will help judge the Marketer of the Year 2014. Dooley took over as CEO of the AAI this time last year. He has extensive advertising […]

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