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Kate O'Sullivan appointed as Managing Director at ADPR

by Zak Hillard 10 Nov 2016 10:31 GMT 10 November 2016

Leading marine communications and PR agency, ADPR, announces the appointment of Kate O'Sullivan as Managing Director.

Kate joined ADPR in 2005 and rapidly took over the management of several key client accounts. She has operated at Director level for the last three years and her transition to Managing Director in in line with the an agreed long-term plan. ADPR, which was set up as a marine specialist agency in 1991 by founder Alice Driscoll, represents some of the world's leading marine companies, including Chatham, Drew Marine Signal & Safety, Fairline, Garmin, Halyard, Helly Hansen and McMurdo. Over the past 26 years it has grown to become one of the most well-respected and prominent international marine communications companies.

Kate says, "I am delighted to be appointed to the role of Managing Director at ADPR and am looking forward to the challenge. As part of the management team, we have been working closely to secure the long-term future of the company and enabling it to develop further. Alice will continue as the company's non-executive chairman, working for the good of the company and available when needed for specific projects. She will also focus on strategic and advisory roles within the marine and sports sectors, which includes her position as Vice President of British Marine."

Alice adds, "We have been working towards establishing Kate as Managing Director, heading up the management team within the company and taking over responsibility for the day to day running of ADPR, its clients and staff. Kate has already proved she is more than capable of performing the role and she brings a fresh outlook to the company, ensuring ADPR will continue to thrive in the years ahead. She is supported by an excellent team and an impressive portfolio of exciting clients."

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