One of Ireland’s most acclaimed advertising creative directors Mike Garner has been hired by Core as creative consultant. He was most recently head of creative strategy at Ogilvy Dublin where he worked on Boots, Ford, Glenilen Farm, Siro and Trocaire. The move is seen as the latest effort by Core’s Alan Cox to develop the company’s creative offering to clients.
Core recently rolled out TV campaigns for Lily O’Brien’s and An Garda Siochana.
Garner is a founding partner and creative director of Chemistry, before which he and Chemistry co-founder Ray Sheerin worked together at Saatchi & Saatchi’s below the line agency Equator. He was the advertising chair for the Institute of Creative Advertising & Design (ICAD) in 2017. He is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University in Kent.