Sarah O’Connor Appointed Deputy Chief Executive of Wilson Hartnell

11th July 2022

Posted In: So In Demand

Wilson Hartnell recently announced the appointment of Sarah O’ Connor to the position of Deputy Chief Executive. Sarah joined Wilson Hartnell as a Director of the Company and Head of its Sports Marketing business over six years ago and since then she has played a significant role in the growth and development of the company, leading the team to multi-award-winning work both locally and internationally.

A former Chief Executive of the Irish Sports Federation of Ireland, Sarah began her career as a solicitor in corporate law with Arthur Cox. She was also a former Chair and Board Member of BoardMatch Ireland. Commenting on the appointment, Sharon Murphy, Chief Executive, Wilson Hartnell said, “Sarah’s appointment comes on the back of a period of very strong growth for the company. She has a rare mix of skills and experience, which will undoubtedly serve the company and our clients very well into the future. Sarah’s strategic ability is second-to-none and she brings a well-rounded perspective to all her work. Apart from her abundance of skills, she is a fantastic colleague that we are privileged to work with. I am looking forward to continuing to work with Sarah in her new role and wish her every success”.

Sarah O’ Connor commented, “Having been with Wilson Hartnell for over six years, I am more convinced than ever that good communication lies at the heart of achieving any ambition. At Wilson Hartnell, we aim to inspire ourselves and our clients to positively impact the world. This purpose, the commitment and creativity of our brilliant team, the brave clients we partner with and the shared ambition to consistently deliver market leading work, makes Wilson Hartnell a brilliant company to be a part of. As we enter our 50th year in business, I am honoured to take on the role of Deputy CEO”.

In addition to her Wilson Hartnell responsibilities, Sarah is also currently a board member of Golf Ireland.