Our Leadership

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Ciaran Cunningham

Ciaran Cunningham

Chief Executive Officer | Carat Ireland

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Ciaran is responsible for setting the vision and plan for Carat, and for developing the people, product and client relationships to ensure that the delivery of market-leading business value permeates everything we do. Ciaran has worked with a very wide range of advertisers including Diageo, Mondelez, Kellogg’s, GSK, Unilever, adidas, Vodafone, Bank of Ireland, Glanbia and  Dunnes Stores amongst many others.  Ciaran has seen Carat grow to become the most successful media agency in Ireland, it is currently the largest agency in Ireland and was voted Irish Media Agency of the Year in 2016. Previously, Ciaran worked in Initiative Media and RTE. Ciaran has set on many industry boards including TAM, JNLR and IAPI Media Committee.

John Clancy

John Clancy

Managing Director | Carat Ireland

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Promoted to Managing Director in January 2015, John is responsible for client management and product development in Carat.  With over 15 years’ experience of media in the Irish market he has experience across a wide variety of client sectors such as FMCG, Telcos, Media and Retail.  Since joining he has helped Carat to deepen its’ relationship with existing clients through offering more and different services and has lead successful new business pitches.

Dave Winterlich

Dave Winterlich

Chief Strategy Officer | Dentsu Aegis Ireland

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Dave is responsible for the strategic output at Carat, driving best in class strategic solutions for all our clients, working with the business group leads he ensures that all our client strategies are insight and data driven, reaching the right people at the right time. He also leads Carat’s marketing plans ensuring our external facing comms are aligned to our brand vision.  Dave sits on the ASAI board and is currently a member of IAB’s Native Advertising Council.  Dave has 18 years’ experience and has worked across Alcohol, FMCG, Finance, Motor, Retail, Pharma and Telco sectors.