Arthur Cox partner Brian O’Gorman appointed to advertising standards committee

Arthur Cox partner Brian O'Gorman appointed to advertising standards committee

Brian O'Gorman

Arthur Cox partner and former head Brian O’Gorman has been appointed by the Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI) as chairperson of its complaints committee.

The complaints committee, an independent arm of the ASAI, is responsible for considering and adjudicating on complaints submitted by the public, by an organisation, by a government department or any other person or body.

Mr O’Gorman is a corporate partner at Arthur Cox and served as the firm’s managing partner from 2011 to 2019. Previously, he spent a number of years in London and Hong Kong with Slaughter and May and an international investment bank.

He is a member of the advisory council of the Board Diversity Initiative, a former council member of Dublin Chamber of Commerce and a former director of Enactus Ireland. He is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin (TCD).

Commenting on his new appointment, Mr O’Gorman said: “I am delighted to have been appointed as the chairperson of the ASAI’s complaints committee.

“The ASAI works with advertisers across all mediums in promoting the highest standards of marketing communications. I am very much looking forward to working with the ASAI and to being a part of that process.”

Orla Twomey, chief executive of the ASAI, added: “We’re delighted to welcome Brian to the ASAI’s complaints committee. As a hugely experienced and talented leader, his deep knowledge and insights will be of significant value to the ASAI.

“On behalf of myself, our chairman Sean O’Meara and the ASAI executive, we would like to wish Brian every success in his new role within the organisation.”

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