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FOR: Agency Owners, Directors, Senior Executives, Senior Designers & Creatives, Account Managers & Client facing Designers
Alan Cox is Chief Executive of Core, Ireland’s largest marketing communications company. He began his career in the advertising business in 1985. He has worked in a number of areas including production, full service account management and media. Following four years as media director with Bell Advertising (part of Ogilvy & Mather), he was appointed managing director of Ogilvy’s media company The Network in 1997 and appointed to the European board of the company the following year. In 1999 he joined Carat Ireland where he spent seven years until his move to Core in September 2006.
In 2017, Alan co-authored Marketing Multiplied with Jim Power and Chris Johns. It is a study into the impact of marketing communications from a macro-economic and micro-economic basis. The book was published in January 2017 and received a President’s Award at the World Federation of Advertiser’s (WFA) Global Marketer Week in Toronto, Canada in April.
He has served on various industry committees, including the Joint National Listenership & Outdoor Research bodies. He was also Chairman of TAM Ireland, the company that manages the Television Viewing Research contract for a two-year term from 2012 -2014.
Core has been voted Agency Network of the Year for the last six years at the Media Awards and the company was also recently voted one of the top workplaces in Ireland by the Great Place to Work Institute for the eighth year running.
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