Thomas Ryan, previously head of social at In the Company of Huskies, has joined Publicis Dublin as Social and Content Director.

Thomas has 9 years' experience in social and digital content and had been Head of Social at Huskies since 2018. Prior to this, he led social teams at agencies Circulate and Irish International / BBDO Ireland. His previous clients include Fáilte Ireland, Allianz Ireland, Nissan, Virgin Media and EBS.

"We're delighted to have someone of Thomas' calibre and experience to significantly add to our social offering” commented Ed Melvin, Director of Digital & Innovation at Publicis. "Thomas is that rare combination of a creative maker and strategic thinker, working where cultural and commercial opportunities intersect. We're looking forward to him joining the team to help create more great work".

“Like everyone else, we’ve seen increasing need for ‘social creativity’, across the board.” Melvin added. “Our clients in every sector deserve work that stands out, that leaves a mark.”

Publicis Dublin was the most-awarded agency at the recent ICAD awards, with 18 ICAD bells for work for Heineken, Iarnród Éireann, SPAR, Virgin Media and the HSE.