New Board Appointment at Murray


Grainne O’Brien has been appointed to the Board of Murray as an Executive Director. 

Grainne manages a portfolio of financial and consumer facing clients within MCsquared (MC2) – the consumer and brands division of Murray. She has considerable experience across sectors including: financial services, food and nutrition, healthcare, retail, hospitality and leisure.  Grainne joined Murray in 1998 from Macra na Feirme. 

A native of Sligo, O’Brien is a former journalist and radio producer.  She holds a BA in Media Studies and History from the University of Ulster and a H. Dip. in Journalism and PR, from UCG.  She also holds a Diploma in Applied Finance (IMI) and is a member of the PRII and a Council Member of the Marketing Society of Ireland.  

Commenting on the appointment, Pat Walsh, Managing Director said: “I am delighted to welcome Grainne to our board.  She has excelled as a PR professional and accounts for much of the progress made by MCsquared,our dedicated consumer and brands division, over recent years. Grainne’s appointment further strengthens a management succession process that has seen the business diversify and prosper despite recessionary times”.