IDA Ireland, Ireland’s Foreign Direct Investment Agency has appointed Céline Crawford, MPRII as Press and PR Manager. In her new role Céline will be responsible for managing a strong team who deliver IDA Ireland’s communications strategy with a vision to be the best and most successful Investment Promotion Agency in the world.
Prior to joining IDA Ireland Céline was a senior Client Director with MKC Communications one of Ireland’s leading communications agencies, where during her nine year tenure she was responsible for the implementation of external communications programmes for a number of high profile multinational clients including Google. Before this, Céline worked as an Account Director with specialist technology and finance PR agency Simpson PR.
Céline holds a Bachelor of Arts (Music and Politics) and a Bachelor of Music from University College Dublin. She also holds a Master of Arts in Public Relations from DIT Aungier Street and a Diploma in Digital Marketing from the Irish Times Training Institute.
Kevin Sammon, Director of Global Communications at IDA Ireland said: "Céline's deep knowledge and experience in dealing with the multinational sector in Ireland will be a huge benefit to us as she starts her role here in IDA. Winning investment has never been as competitive as it is today, and Céline will lead a team that will enable the organisation to highlight the many benefits there are to doing business here."