Copy Clear is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to its board: Jimmy Murphy, Commercial Director, Acne Dublin and Zoë Scraggs, Account Director at Folk VML.

Jimmy Murphy takes over from David Quinn. Jimmy, the Commercial Director at ACNE Dublin and former President of the Institute of Advertising Practitioners in Ireland (IAPI), joined the Copy Clear board earlier this year in March 2024. "I was delighted to be invited to join the Copy Clear board. Ensuring standards is critical to the viability and influence of our industry. We all want to do great work that contributes to wider society in a positive way and Copy Clear is a vital organization for achieving this," said Jimmy.

Jimmy Murphy's extensive career includes his role as Commercial Director at ACNE Dublin, a part of Deloitte Digital's network creative agency brand. He is a former Chair of the Marketing Society and has played a pivotal role in securing numerous advertising awards both domestically and internationally. Prior to ACNE, he was a partner at Publicis Dublin, which had acquired his agency, The Hive, in 2011.

Zoë Scraggs replacing Louise Smith on the board is an Account Director at Folk VML, where she leads consumer and sponsorship communications for Vodafone. Since joining Folk VML in 2022, Zoë has been instrumental in driving innovative campaigns. With over a decade of experience in advertising and experiential marketing, she has worked with prominent Irish brands such as An Post, Bus Éireann, Bewley’s, and Bulmer’s. Her international experience includes collaborations with global giants like HBO Max, Twitter, and Heineken during her tenure in the Middle East.

Copy Clear was established to ensure that marketing communications for alcohol brands comply with the ASAI code, whether created in Ireland or adapted from another market. The organisation is dedicated to maintaining high standards and promoting responsible advertising practices.

Jimmy Murphy and Zoe Scraggs join the following members who remain on the Copy Clear board:

Caroline Sleiman, Chairperson, Copy Clear added “I would like to express my thanks to David Quinn and Louise Smith for their service and dedication to the Copy Clear board over the past few years. We also welcome Zoë Scraggs and Jimmy Murphy to the board with our newest additions strengthening the board's commitment to upholding the highest standards in advertising and marketing communications. Their diverse backgrounds and expertise will undoubtedly contribute to the continued success and integrity of Copy Clear's mission.”

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