OLIVER is delighted to announce the appointment of Tom O'Haire as its new Creative Director. Tom has 20 years’ of experience of working with many of Ireland's leading advertising agencies, including Boys+Girls, TBWA, Chemistry, Rothco and Core Creative, Tom has created campaigns for brands including Jameson Irish Whiskey, The Irish Times, Tesco, BMW/Audi, Bank of Ireland, Irish Life and Three. Speaking about the appointment, Mark McCann, CEO at OLIVER said: “We are delighted to welcome Tom O’Haire to the team here at OLIVER. Tom’s experience of working with many high-profile brands and knowledge will prove very valuable to OLIVER going forward.”

Commenting on his appointment, Tom O’Haire said: "I am really excited about joining one of the fastest growing agencies in the world at a time when the agency model is evolving at a rapid pace.” Established in 2004 in the UK, and spearheaded by Mark McCann in Ireland since 2011, OLIVER is the first and only company to design, build and run bespoke in-house agencies and ecosystems for brands. Today, the agency creates work that delivers business growth, fame and purpose for over 200 clients in 46 countries and counting.

This unique model moves at the speed of modern business to drive change from the inside out; working smarter to make our clients’ money go further, and helping them build better solutions, systems and brands. Client solutions include Unilever’s U-Studio (a platform used by almost three-quarters of Unilever's brands globally), adidas’ off-shore hub and PepsiCo’s global digital team.

OLIVER Ireland, which celebrated 10 years in Ireland last year, has grown rapidly from a team of just three people to in excess of 90. The business turnover will excess 10 million euro this year, and in just the past three years has created campaigns for over 50 high profile brands in Ireland. OLIVER Ireland clients include; Bank of Ireland, Novartis, Britvic Ireland, Malta Tourism Authority, Virgin Media, Davy, AXA, Diageo, Unilever, Irish League of Credit Unions, Aramark Northern Europe, Dalata Group, BWG, 3M, BMW, Mediahuis, O’Donnells, McDonalds, ARI and more.

OLIVER is part of the Inside Ideas Group (IIG), which combines specialisms from Adjust Your Set (content and culture), Dare (design, experience and engineering) and Aylesworth Fleming (property marketing). IIG joined the brandtech™ group in January 2019 to give their clients access to the latest marketing technology solutions. The group includes tech-driven marketing companies, 55, Mofilm, Collectively, Gravity Road, Blood and Mobkoi, and holds strategic investments in leading technology businesses including Pinterest, Niantic, AI Foundation, VidMob, Jivox, Zappar, EVRYTHNG, Automat, Blacktag and Beeswax.