Chief Financial and Commercial Officer, Core Media Group. Finance Committee
Post qualification as an ACCA in 1992 Arthur spent five years as Group FC with an electronics group prior to commencing his media career in 1997 as FC with All Ireland Media. Promoted to Finance Director in 1998 he oversaw the sale of the company to the FTSE based Aegis Media PLC.
During his 17 years as Finance director at Aegis Media Ireland, which comprises the advertising agencies Carat, Vizeum, Brindley and iProspect, he was part of the management team that oversaw the organic and acquired growth, of its business from €15M billings and 16 staff in 1997 to €150M billings and 140 staff. In 2005 he was also given responsibility for the commercial aspects of the company’s management and assumed the role of Finance and Commercial Director.
In April 2014 he Joined Core Media Group as Chief Financial and Commercial Officer.
Core Media comprises the media agencies Mediavest, Starcom, Mediaworks, Clear Blue Water, the full service agency Engage, the full service digital agency Radical, and the research company Ignite.