Hume Brophy appoints Michael Brophy as group chairman

Hume Brophy has announced the appointment of Michael Brophy as group chairman.

John Hume: has brought in Michael Brophy
John Hume: has brought in Michael Brophy

The PR and public affairs agency was founded in 2005 by John Hume and Eoin Brophy, and now has 60 consultants working across financial, consumer, energy, security and transport sectors.

Brophy moves into PR from the position of chief executive of the Irish-based Independent News and Media, leading the company's publishing, digital and printing operations across Northern Ireland.

The former editor of the Irish Independent, The Evening Herald and re-launch editor of the Irish Star, Brophy joined Sunday Newspapers as MD where he developed the Sunday World into the country's best selling newspaper.

He is also currently chairman of the Sunday World and chairs the National Newspapers of Ireland Journalism Awards Committee.

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