Conor Murphy is to replace Gavan Byrne as managing director of Vizeum Ireland following Byrne’s appointment as commercial director of Denis O’Brien’s Communicorp group from the end of February. Byrne joined Aegis-owned Vizeum seven years ago. He and Mark Lynch joined from Mindshare, with Lynch departing last year.
Murphy (seated) joined Vizeum in April this year after seven years with sister agency Carat. Account director Joanna Gorczak will become client services director next March. She joined Vizeum from Mediaworks in 2006. Vizeum clients include Irish Distillers, Dublin Bus, Eircom, Kerry Foods, Opel, RTE and 20th Century Fox.