FREE NOW appoints Claire Walsh as new Senior Global Brand Manager


FREE NOW has announced the appointment of Claire Walsh as its new Senior Global Brand Manager, having previously held the role of Senior Marketing Manager in the Irish market. In her new role, she will be supporting the Director of Global Brand in developing the company’s brand strategy.

Ms Walsh will relocate to Hamburg and take up her new role with immediate effect, where she will be responsible for delivering standout campaigns for Europe’s leading multi-mobility app.

Commenting on her appointment, Ms Walsh said, “I am delighted to be appointed as the new Senior Global Brand Manager for FREE NOW. We are at an exciting growth phase across Europe and I am looking forward to joining the leadership team that is fundamental to the further expansion of the company. I hope to contribute to the company’s future plans and success as a multi-modal leader at an international level by leveraging my experience in driving and designing marketing strategies within the Irish market.”

Commenting on the appointment, Niall Carson, General Manager for FREE NOW in Ireland said, “I’m proud of all that Claire has achieved during her time with us at FREE NOW Ireland and am sure that she will continue to thrive in her new role with our global team. Claire is a testament to the quality and talent of our team here in Ireland and I am excited to see this being recognised by our colleagues overseas in her new appointment.”

With nearly a decade of experience, Ms Walsh is an accomplished marketeer who has delivered a wide range of award-winning TTL integrated campaigns throughout her career. She is commercially driven with an analytical skill set and a creative mind and was shortlisted three years running for the Cannes Young Lion IAPI.

As well as holding a diploma in Financial Advice from the Institute of Bankers, Ms Walsh has an MSc in International Management and a Bachelor of Commerce from the National University of Ireland Galway.