MANAGEMENT

Donald Fitzmaurice

Donald Fitzmaurice

Chief Executive Officer

Padraig McBride

Pádraig McBride

Chief Financial Officer

Donald has extensive experience as an entrepreneur and investor in early stage companies focused on opportunities in the emerging markets. His previous role was as Executive Chairman of Intivation the global leader in solar powered mobile handsets, meeting the needs of power-challenged users. Prior to this he was a Partner with ePlanet Capital, recognized as a pioneer of the global venture capital business model.

Contact Me: donald.fitzmaurice@brandtone.com | 00353 868234930

Padraig has extensive experience of funding and managing the finances of high-growth companies in emerging markets. Previously associated with Digicel Group, one of the world’s fastest growing mobile telecommunications companies, where he was integrally involved in their M&A activities, new licensing opportunities, and as Chief Financial Officer of Digicel Group in the Eastern Caribbean. Prior to joining Digicel he was Financial Controller of Boutique US Investment Bank – Brown Brothers Harriman’s Irish Operations.

Contact Me: padraig.mcbride@brandtone.com

Mark Naughton

Mark Naughton

Chief Operations Officer

Jonathan Staunton

Jonathan Staunton

Head of Business Development

Dervilla Mullan

Dervilla Mullan

Chief Product Officer

Nike Furlong

Nike Furlong

Global Head of Human Resources

Mark has proven ability to manage the growth of companies in emerging markets. His previous position was Chief Executive Officer of Digicel Group in the the Eastern Caribbean, one of the fastest growing mobile telecommunications companies in the world. Prior to joining Digicel he was Head of Strategy for Esat Telecom in Ireland (now BT Ireland).

Contact Me: mark.naughton@brandtone.com

Jonathan developed his broad commercial expertise at a succession of world leading consumer goods companies. His previous role was Head of Sales for PepsiCo Ireland, and prior to that he held senior commercial roles in both Microsoft & Mars/Masterfoods. He also ran an Irish pub company JV with Heineken in Italy, and earned his MBA from the UCD Michael Smurfit Business School in Dublin.

Contact Me: jonathan.staunton@brandtone.com

Dervilla is an industry expert in the Internet and Communications sectors, with 18 years specialising in digital content, ecommerce and self-service operations. Her strong leadership, delivery focus and passion for the digital consumer have resulted in her successfully delivering many large scale digital and content services. Most recently as Director of Online & TV in eircom, Dervilla was accountable for developing the TV service that eircom has just launched to compete head on with Sky and UPC. She also led eircom and Meteor’s digital strategies from customer acquisition and retention through to online billing and self-service. Dervilla built a digital operating model spanning advertising, social, mobile, user experience, analytics and development.

Contact Me: dervilla.mullan@brandtone.com

Nike Furlong is an experienced practitioner in Strategic HR and Organisational Development with 18 years’ experience gained in blue chip companies and most recently independent consulting. She has developed a deep expertise in HR Strategy, Performance Management, Change & Transformation, Executive Development and Recruitment. She believes in bringing a pragmatic approach to the challenges organisations face in delivering results for the business and is a strong believer in sustaining real change in a practical way.

Contact Me: nike.furlong@brandtone.com

Paul O'Riordan

Paul O'Riordan

Chief Revenue Officer

Andy Porteous

Andy Porteous

Head of Client Services

Paul Allen

Paul Allen

Chief Data Officer

A marketing business leader with deep digital skills, Andy has a track record of delivering strong business growth through building national and international brands and categories around the world. Andy was previously part of the Unilever Marketing Leadership team (under the CMO); a Board member of Yummly Inc. (a California based recipe management start-up); and an Advisory Board member of Unilever Corporate Ventures for the marketing-technology space.

Paul is a proven leader with over 25 years’ experience in sales, general management, consulting and technology. Prior to joining Brandtone, he worked with Oracle for 14 years where he held a number of senior roles, the most recent of which was responsibility for the UK&I Analytics and Big Data Business.  In addition, he was Country Leader of Oracle's Irish operations for 11 years, acting as the primary liaison with a broad range of public sector and commercial customers. Prior to Oracle, Paul held senior roles with Horizon Technology Group and Pernod Ricard-Irish Distillers.  He started his career with Accenture where he spent 8 years in the Financial Services practice.  He is an Engineering graduate of University College Dublin.

Contact Me: paul.oriordan@brandtone.com

Paul stands at the forefront of transforming data and insights into action. He blends strong leadership skills and vast expertise in data and analytics with an understanding of consumer behavior. Driving transformational change, Paul has proven successful in delivering enhanced and sustained revenue and margin growth. He previously held a number of senior commercial roles, most recently in Vodafone where he was accountable for driving world class acquisition and retention activities based on advanced analytics and embedded CRM solutions. Here he leveraged data and true customer insights to grow cross channel efficiencies and rolled out ‘Net Promoter Score’ which resulted in a superior customer experience. Paul is a marketing graduate from Trinity College Dublin, holds an MBA from DCU and is now an adjunct lecturer on the DCU master’s programme.

Contact Me: paul.allen@brandtone.com

MANAGEMENT

Donald Fitzmaurice

Donald Fitzmaurice

Chief Executive Officer

Donald has extensive experience as an entrepreneur and investor in early stage companies focused on opportunities in the emerging markets. His previous role was as Executive Chairman of Intivation the global leader in solar powered mobile handsets, meeting the needs of power-challenged users. Prior to this he was a Partner with ePlanet Capital, recognized as a pioneer of the global venture capital business model.

Contact Me: donald.fitzmaurice@brandtone.com | 00353 868234930

Padraig McBride

Pádraig McBride

Chief Financial Officer

Padraig has extensive experience of funding and managing the finances of high-growth companies in emerging markets. Previously associated with Digicel Group, one of the world’s fastest growing mobile telecommunications companies, where he was integrally involved in their M&A activities, new licensing opportunities, and as Chief Financial Officer of Digicel Group in the Eastern Caribbean. Prior to joining Digicel he was Financial Controller of Boutique US Investment Bank – Brown Brothers Harriman’s Irish Operations.

Contact Me: padraig.mcbride@brandtone.com

Mark Naughton

Mark Naughton

Chief Operations Officer

Mark has proven ability to manage the growth of companies in emerging markets. His previous position was Chief Executive Officer of Digicel Group in the the Eastern Caribbean, one of the fastest growing mobile telecommunications companies in the world. Prior to joining Digicel he was Head of Strategy for Esat Telecom in Ireland (now BT Ireland).

Contact Me: mark.naughton@brandtone.com

Jonathan Staunton

Jonathan Staunton

Chief Commercial Officer

Jonathan developed his broad commercial expertise at a succession of world leading consumer goods companies. His previous role was Head of Sales for PepsiCo Ireland, and prior to that he held senior commercial roles in both Microsoft & Mars/Masterfoods. He also ran an Irish pub company JV with Heineken in Italy, and earned his MBA from the UCD Michael Smurfit Business School in Dublin.

Contact Me: jonathan.staunton@brandtone.com

Dervilla Mullan

Dervilla Mullan

Chief Product Officer

Dervilla is an industry expert in the Internet and Communications sectors, with 18 years specialising in digital content, ecommerce and self-service operations. Her strong leadership, delivery focus and passion for the digital consumer have resulted in her successfully delivering many large scale digital and content services. Most recently as Director of Online & TV in eircom, Dervilla was accountable for developing the TV service that eircom has just launched to compete head on with Sky and UPC. She also led eircom and Meteor’s digital strategies from customer acquisition and retention through to online billing and self-service. Dervilla built a digital operating model spanning advertising, social, mobile, user experience, analytics and development.

Contact Me: dervilla.mullan@brandtone.com

Paul O'Riordan

Paul O'Riordan

Chief Revenue Officer

Paul is a proven leader with over 25 years’ experience in sales, general management, consulting and technology. Prior to joining Brandtone, he worked with Oracle for 14 years where he held a number of senior roles, the most recent of which was responsibility for the UK&I Analytics and Big Data Business.  In addition, he was Country Leader of Oracle's Irish operations for 11 years, acting as the primary liaison with a broad range of public sector and commercial customers. Prior to Oracle, Paul held senior roles with Horizon Technology Group and Pernod Ricard-Irish Distillers.  He started his career with Accenture where he spent 8 years in the Financial Services practice.  He is an Engineering graduate of University College Dublin.

Contact Me: paul.oriordan@brandtone.com

Nike Furlong

Nike Furlong

Global Head of Human Resources

Nike Furlong is an experienced practitioner in Strategic HR and Organisational Development with 18 years’ experience gained in blue chip companies and most recently independent consulting. She has developed a deep expertise in HR Strategy, Performance Management, Change & Transformation, Executive Development and Recruitment. She believes in bringing a pragmatic approach to the challenges organisations face in delivering results for the business and is a strong believer in sustaining real change in a practical way.

Contact Me: nike.furlong@brandtone.com

Andy Porteous

Andy Porteous

Head of Client Services

A marketing business leader with deep digital skills, Andy has a track record of delivering strong business growth through building national and international brands and categories around the world. Andy was previously part of the Unilever Marketing Leadership team (under the CMO); a Board member of Yummly Inc. (a California based recipe management start-up); and an Advisory Board member of Unilever Corporate Ventures for the marketing-technology space.

Paul Allen

Paul Allen

Chief Data Officer

Paul stands at the forefront of transforming data and insights into action. He blends strong leadership skills and vast expertise in data and analytics with an understanding of consumer behavior. Driving transformational change, Paul has proven successful in delivering enhanced and sustained revenue and margin growth. He previously held a number of senior commercial roles, most recently in Vodafone where he was accountable for driving world class acquisition and retention activities based on advanced analytics and embedded CRM solutions. Here he leveraged data and true customer insights to grow cross channel efficiencies and rolled out ‘Net Promoter Score’ which resulted in a superior customer experience. Paul is a marketing graduate from Trinity College Dublin, holds an MBA from DCU and is now an adjunct lecturer on the DCU master’s programme.