Wednesday 24 January 2018

Former Zamano CEO moves to Independent News & Media

Ross Conlon
Ross Conlon

Donal O’Donovan

OUTGOING Zamano chief executive Ross Conlon will join Independent News & Media (INM) in July, taking on the new role of managing director, New Business Ventures.

The post is aimed at strengthen INM’s digital capability.

Earlier this month, listed Irish mobile phone technology company Zamano announced that Mr Ross was standing down as chief executive and as a director. He had been ceo since January 2014, and chief technology officer from 2010.

Commenting on the appointment, Robert Pitt, chief executive of INM said: “We are delighted to welcome Ross to the INM team. He brings top-level experience to INM in the digital sphere.  INM is putting significant emphasis in developing and broadening its senior management capability, as it looks to expand its business and drive the company forward.”

Before joining Zamano, Dublin native Ross held senior roles in Red Circle Technologies and had co-founded Suka Technologies after he graduated from DCU in 2000.

The latest INM appointment follows the recent appointments of Brendan Hughes as chief digital officer and Cormac McNulty as group director, Mergers & Acquisitions.

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