Etain Seymour Appointed Director of Marketing & Communications at Accenture


Etain Seymour has been appointed director of marketing and communications at Accenture. A member of the Irish leadership team, Etain leads the organisation’s marketing and communications function, shaping Accenture’s brand strategy in Ireland, strengthening its position as an innovation-led organisation and both enhancing and increasing employee engagement.

Alastair Blair, country managing director, Accenture in Ireland commented on the appointment: “I am delighted to welcome Etain to Accenture. She brings deep experience in leading consumer and B2B marketing strategies both in Ireland and around the world. As a leading employer in Ireland, serving clients across all industries and disciplines, Etain will play a pivotal role in communicating Accenture’s market-leading capabilities across our business. I look forward to working with Etain and her team as we continue to strengthen the Accenture brand in the Irish marketplace.”

Etain is a highly experienced marketeer with over 20 years’ experience specialising in customer centric growth strategies across a number of industries including retail, FMCG, life sciences and technology, leveraging big data, analytics, loyalty and personalisation. In her most recent role at Zoetis, a global organisation specialising in animal health and life sciences, Etain was the international head of digital and marketing.

Etain has a keen interest in inclusion & diversity and has served on the board of Connecting Women in Technology (CWIT) as the chair of branding and strategy. Her responsibilities included representing member companies from across the technology sector in Ireland.

Etain holds a BSc in Management from Trinity College Dublin. She is an active member of the Marketing Institute of Ireland and a frequent conference speaker and contributor to thought leadership.

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