RBBi welcomes Ryan Garner

Digital marketing agency, Red Blue Blur Ideas (RBBi), has appointed Ryan Garner to the role of Head of Paid Media. With a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Systems from the University of Limerick, Ryan worked in Dublin with iProspect as Paid Search Account Director and most recently held the role of Head of Paid Search before moving to the UAE. In his new role, he will be responsible for the media offerings and in delivering regular improvements to drive media performance.

“At RBBi our mission has always been to do the right thing and to help promote digital excellence in the region,” says Caroline Dickin, Managing Director of Performance and Analytics, RBBi. “We are really excited to bring Ryan on board with his wealth of experience and insight. We are confident that he is going to play a pivotal role in helping our current and future client partners drive their media performance.”

New launch of Hanover office in the Middle East

Independent consulting firm, Hanover has launched its operations in the Middle East. Founded in 1998 with offices in London, Brussels and most recently in Dublin, Hanover’s new office in Dubai will offer strategic communications services and integrated programs to clients across the Middle East requiring access to other regional markets. The new office will also see Jonty Summers with over 20 years of experience and previously Regional Director at Edelman appointed to the role of Managing Director, where he will oversee and develop strategies to expand Hanover’s operations across the region. Also joining the Dubai team is Keri Sutherland, Associate Director of Hanson London with experience in reputation and crises management, to work towards establishing the agency’s presence across the Middle East.

“As Dubai grows in standing as a global centre for business, organisations increasingly require specialist advisers who can support them in protecting their reputations and promoting their market proposition as they take advantage of the cross-border market dynamics that characterises the modern world of business,” says Charles Lewington, Founder and Chief Executive, Hanover Group.