ArchiveAugust, 2014

Walsh and O’Sullivan join Marketer of the Year judging

Heineken marketing director Sharon Walsh and Paul O’Sullivan, head of marketing at Volkswagen Passenger Cars, will help judge this year’s Marketer of the Year. Walsh has extensive consumer marketing experience, having held various roles at Coca-Cola Ireland for 13 years and two years at Diageo.  She joined Heineken three years ago, initially as interim marketing […]

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INM merges Sunday World and Herald

Independent News & Media (INM) is to integrate the editorial staff of the Sunday World and The Herald into one new ‘digital first’ seven-day content centre with the loss of 13 jobs through voluntary redundancies. The move is designed to optimise the news offering of both titles and to ensure that INM’s digital offerings will […]

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Land Rover rolls out Horse Show fanpic

Land Rover will capture a 360° image of the crowd cheering on the riders trying to clear the big red wall at the Puissance at the Discover Ireland Dublin Show in the RDS this weekend. When published on Sunday, fans that were at the Puissance will be able to tag themselves in the picture and to […]

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Phipps leads Google sales

Google has appointed Eoghan Phipps as head of Irish agency sales. Phipps will lead Google’s partnerships with media and creative agencies as digital advertising grows. Most recently, he has worked for Google in the US managing the group’s partnership with Resolution Media, Omnicom’s search and social agency. He joined Google in 2009 as an account […]

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Irish Life selects DDFH&B

Canadian owned insurance company Irish Life has appointed DDFH&B to handle its creative advertising account after a protracted pitch process which saw four agencies make presentations. The other three agencies which pitched were Boys and Girls, Javelin and the incumbent, Chemistry. The appointment of DDFH&B follows research on the final two pitches in contention. Mediaworks […]

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Britnell joins McCannBlue

Tim Britnell is to join McCannBlue as executive creative director from Rothco Social+. He previously worked in London at Sapient Nitro and ran his own agency business, Creative Coalition. He was creative director at In the Company of Huskies. McCannBlue clients include Dairygold, Safefood (part), L’Oreal, Zurich Insurance,  Health & Safety Authority (HSA), Seat, Nestle […]

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