Mediaworks appoints Caroline Hughes and Alan McAuley to the Board

Mediaworks, part of Core, Ireland’s largest marketing communications company, has appointed Caroline Hughes and Alan McAuley to the Board. Having successfully partnered with many of Ireland’s leading brands over the past 25 years, these appointments mark an important next phase in Mediaworks’ ambitious plans for the future while continually meeting the evolving requirements of its clients.

Caroline joined Mediaworks in 2017 bringing over a decade of experience in leading some of the industry’s biggest campaigns both in Ireland and the UK.

Commenting on her appointment, Caroline said: “I have always been motivated by making a difference for our clients and delivering the best solutions, with their success at the heart of what we do. I am delighted to join the Mediaworks board and I’m looking forward to building on our unique offering with the extremely talented team of people that we work with both in Mediaworks and across Core.”

Alan also joined Mediaworks in 2017 and is currently Head of Digital.  He has won numerous industry awards on behalf of clients, at both an international and domestic level.

“The opportunity to work closely with brilliant people – both from our clients’ teams and also within Mediaworks and Core – is what really excites me.  In joining the Board of Mediaworks, I am being afforded additional opportunities to make a positive impact for our clients, our company and our industry.  We are at a real turning point for the industry in relation to creativity, technology, and performance. I want to make sure that Mediaworks are at the top of every list in relation to these subjects,” said Alan.

In welcoming Caroline and Alan onto the Board, Paul Moran, Managing Director of Mediaworks, added: “Alongside our clients and colleagues, I have witnessed the strengths of both Alan and Caroline over the past four years. They both continually deliver on our promise of “forward, thinking” and their participation and inputs at Board level will ensure that Mediaworks will continue to be recognised as one of Ireland’s most client focussed, most creative and most awarded media agencies.”

Mediaworks is part of Core. Core employs a team of 330 people and consists of eight practices – Creative, Data, Investment, Learning, Media (comprising of Mediaworks, Spark Foundry, Starcom and Zenith), Research, Sponsorship and Strategy. Core has been voted one of the top workplaces in Ireland by the Great Place to Work Institute for the tenth year running.

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