Marketer of the Year finalists announced7 November 2019 by Sandra Lawler
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It was narrowed down from a strong field to four candidates, who are (in alphabetical order) PJ Brigdale, An Post; Rossa Butler, Littlewoods Ireland; Una Fitzgibbon, Bord Bia and Emma Kiernan, Dublin Zoo.
First launched by marketing.ie in 1993, Marketer of the Year (MotY) salutes Ireland's top marketers, who have through strong strategic direction, innovative communications and leadership, driven significant growth for their brand and business.
Candidates should also have developed marketing's reputation as a strategic discipline in their company or within the broader industry.
The winner will be announced at an industry lunch in late November.
The judging panel is chaired by Barry Dooley (pictured second right), chief executive, AAI, who is pictured with this year's judges, from left: Steven Roberts, Griffith College; Louise Bannon, Dublin Airport; Niall O'Grady, 123.ie; Adam Bacon, VHI Healthcare; Alan Fox, Free Now Ireland; Paul Dervan, Alternatives; Lisa Browne, Electric Ireland; Suzanne Weldon, BWG Foods; Jamie Helly, Dynamo and Orlaith Blaney, Ervia.