Investing in iZest
24th April 2018
Leading Irish strategic and digital marketing company iZest marketing, is getting an investment injection from Qatari entrepreneur Wissam Al Mana. As part of the deal, Al Mana will take a stake in the business. iZest founders Jenny Taaffe and Alan McGovern along with Wissam Al Mana plan to grow the brand further with one of the main points of focus on expansion in the Middle East.
“This deal marks a new stage in iZest’s growth and international development. Our partnership with Wissam Al Mana brings a wealth of expertise to our Board, allowing us to advance further in the Middle East” comments Taaffe.
Wissam Al Mana, Executive Director of the Al Mana Group of Companies, has built an empire alongside his brothers in several different industries. This latest investment by Al Mana combines his passion for design, vision for the evolution of digital marketing and will also support his extensive future business interests.
iZest was founded by Jenny Taaffe and Alan McGovern. Since its conception in 2011, the company is now comprised of 16 team members including design, digital marketing and technical experts. There are immediate plans to open an office in the Middle East and to grow the team to a staff of 30 in the next 12 months.
The group provides a variety of marketing services ranging from strategy and design to branding and digital marketing, concomitantly managing the commercial interests of several high-profile individuals. To mark the commencement of the expansion, the firm recently added a new platform to their portfolio. Midnight, as it has been named, is a premium branding and design agency based in Dublin.
(Pictured (l-r): Wissam Al Mana with Jennifer Taaffe and Alan Mc Govern of iZest Marketing).