Chief Executive Officer, Celtic Media Group
Frank Mulrennan is chief executive officer of Celtic Media Group (CMG), the leading independently owned publisher and printer of local newspapers in Ireland. CMG employs 150 people; publishes 14 weekly newspapers and is the Irish print provider for the London-based Trinity Mirror Group. Mulrennan led a management buyout of the company in 2012 and is now working to reposition CMG in terms of enhanced digital platforms and as a provider of graphic design and consultancy services to other publishers. He is a former business and agriculture editor with the Irish Independent, a national daily. He began his media career with RTE, the national broadcaster, having received an agricultural economics degree from University College Dublin and a master’s degree in management practice from Trinity College Dublin. Mulrennan has just concluded a four-year term on the inaugural Press Council of Ireland.