The live experience and creative agency Verve has beefed up its operations with a number of new hires and the promotion of other staff to key roles.
Peter McNeive has been appointed as Art Director and joins with over five years’ creative and design experience under his belt, having previously worked with DDFHB, Brando and Publicis on clients including The National Lottery, Meteor and Today FM.
Elsewhere, Shane Guerrini joins as Senior Producer in Creative Production. Having set up tattoo studio, Dublin Ink before joining Because Marketing, he has extensive production experience delivering award winning work for brands including Nivea, 53 Degrees North, Renault and Hennessy.
Newly appointed Event Manager Anna Finnegan comes to Verve from Aiken Promotions where she spent five years delivering entertainment events and concerts. Most recently she was part of Fire and Blood’s production team working on Game of Thrones.
In addition Michael McCormack takes over as HR Manager after seven years with Spectrum Health and more recently with the health-testing start-up, Let’s Get Checked.
Also taking a role in the Erne Street offices are Vitor Ruiz who joins as Accounts Assistant; Blaithin McHale, who joins as Account Executive in Activations; Holland also as Account Executive and originally Munster based Freelance Event Executive and Máirín Egan, who has moved to the Dublin agency as Senior Account Executive. Finally, Robert Stitt joins as Events Recruitment Co-ordinator Siobhra Sommerville assumes an On Trade Support Executive role having spent 2 years with Richmond Marketing on the Red Bull brand.