Ciarán oversees the Electrolux Group’s extensive global licensing business, across multiple brands in over 75 countries. The program ranks in the top 20 of global licensors with an estimated retail value of circa $3.25bn. In addition to the Electrolux mark, the Group’s 70+ brand portfolio includes AEG, Frigidaire, Kelvinator and Zanussi.
Prior to joining Electrolux, Ciarán was President, Europe & Asia Pacific at Omnicom-owned Beanstalk, representing brands such as Harley-Davidson, Jack Daniel’s, Stanley Black & Decker, Jaguar and Land Rover. Ciarán was a founding Advisory Board member of Licensing.biz and Total Brand Licensing and served on the board of Licensing International (LIMA) for six years from 2012-2018, with the last two as Chairman. Ciarán is a qualified teacher and earned a BA honours degree in Linguistic Science, a MA degree in Applied Linguistics, and an MBA from Cambridge University, UK.