Ciaran Cunningham

CEO, Carat, Dentsu Aegis Network, Ireland

Ciaran has nearly 30 years’ experience in media across a range of agencies and has worked across many clients, including Diageo, Aer Lingus, Unilever, Kellogg’s, Mondelez and Bank of Ireland. Ciaran was CEO of Carat for 10 years and earlier this year took up the role of CEO for all Dentsu Aegis Media brands, Carat, Vizeum and Amplifi. Ciaran has been involved in many industry committees including chairing the Tam Technical Committee and the JNLR committee and is also a member of the Marketing Institute, DCU’s Institute for Future Media and Journalism advisory board.


Ciaran is married with 4 children and his non-work time is taken up with dropping the kids to various activities as well as coaching two of his boy's soccer team. Ciaran also tries to play 5 a side soccer and run short distances when we can as well as watching any sport with a ball.



Ciaran Cunningham, CEO, Carat, Dentsu Aegis Network, Ireland