Gerry Lennon to Step Down from Mediahuis in August

Pictured on the Media Awards 2017 was Gerry Lennon selecting up the prize for ‘Media Hero’. Sponsored by The Sunday Enterprise Submit.

Gerry Lennon, one of many Irish media business’s main figures during the last 30 years, is to step down as business director with Mediahuis on the finish of August.

Lennon has labored in varied roles throughout the media business in what has been a distinguished profession and has been a key a part of Mediahuis Eire’s government management group lately.

Starting his profession with the Irish Farmers Journals on the age of 18, he was appointed because the publication’s promoting gross sales supervisor on the age of 28. From there it was on to the Sunday World the place he served as each business director and, later, managing director from 2007 onwards. He was later appointed because the managing director of the Irish Every day Star in 2012 and as business director of INM (later renamed as Mediahuis) in 2015. Since then he has overseen quite a few key business initiatives and initiatives for the corporate’s homeowners, together with the 2020 sale of its 50% stake within the Irish Every day Star to succeed in.

One of the crucial favored figures inside the business, he was the recipient of the Media Hero Award on the Media Awards in 2017 for his “excellent providers to the Irish media business.”