Virgin Media appoints new Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Virgin Media is pleased to announce Paul Farrell will join the team as Vice President of Sales and Marketing with effect from July 2016.
Tony Hanway, CEO of Virgin Media said: “I am delighted to welcome Paul to this key commercial position at Virgin Media. Paul has a strong commercial focus, a proven track record in sales and marketing, an excellent understanding of the telecommunications and media sectors. These are exciting times in Virgin Media and I am confident Paul will add hugely to our creative marketing strengths and make a dynamic contribution to our continued success.
Commenting on his appointment, Paul Farrell said: “I am delighted to get the opportunity to join the team at Virgin Media as they continue to build on the successful launch of the brand in Ireland. The Virgin brand is still relatively new to Irish customers and it’s a really exciting time to be part of the local team as we focus on delivering innovative and top quality services for our customers.”
Paul joins Virgin Media from Davy where he was Director of Brand and Strategy with responsibility for evolving the business from its stockbroking roots to a holistic wealth management provider. He has also worked in the US, UK and Europe for a range of businesses across the Media and Telecoms sectors such as the Irish Times, O2 and IPG Mediabrands.
In his new role at Virgin Media, Paul will join the Virgin Media Ireland executive board and report directly to Tony Hanway.
About Virgin Media
Virgin Media is Ireland’s leading digital pioneer and innovator, offering the most competitive digital TV, superfast broadband, landline and mobile phone services. Virgin Media is also the owner of TV3 - Ireland’s leading commercial broadcaster operating two free-to-air channels and a digital platform with a major emphasis on home produced programming. Virgin Media is a part of Liberty Global plc, the world’s largest international cable company bringing all our international capacity into play for customers in Ireland. Together Virgin Media and Liberty Global serve 27 million customers across 14 countries, helping connect people to the digital world and enabling them to discover endless opportunities and experiences.