NEWS13 October 2021

IRI hires former Dentsu UK and Ireland CEO

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US – Data and predictive analytics business IRI has appointed Euan Jarvie as president of Europe, Middle East and Africa (Emea), effective immediately.

Euan Jarvis

Jarvie (pictured) was previously chief executive officer for the UK and Ireland at Dentsu International.

Prior to joining Dentsu, Jarvie spent time at MediaCom in roles such as chief operating officer of Emea, chief client officer and chief operating officer of the US. He was also founding director of the MediaCom operations in Scotland and Ireland.

In his new role, Jarvie will join IRI’s executive leadership team and focus on strategy, commercial activity, operations and financial performance for Emea, and oversee assets and partnerships.

IRI is a data, predictive analytics and insights company focused on the consumer packaged goods, health, retail, financial services and media industries.

Kirk Perry, president and chief executive officer at IRI, said: “Euan possesses exceptional business development and transformational experience, financial and commercial strategy expertise, talent and team-building vision, and a uniquely successful global client and stakeholder management focus.

“He also has a proven track record of maintaining partnerships and guiding strategy for start-up, turnaround and acquisition groups in global markets, making him an excellent fit for IRI and this role.”