Paul O'Donoghue departs Bell Pottinger Group and PR industry

Bell Pottinger Group's digital supremo is departing his role after just 18 months and exiting the PR industry.

Paul O'Donoghue: departs Bell Pottinger Group
Paul O'Donoghue: departs Bell Pottinger Group

Paul O’Donoghue, who joined the group from ad agency Golley Slater, admitted the PR industry faced challenges as it attempted to integrate digital: ‘It’s not playing a big part. People are talking about it and producing great ideas but not everyone understands the del­ivery and measurement.’

But O’Donoghue said he was ‘quite happy’ with his eff­orts at Bell Pottinger.

O’Donoghue declined to rev­eal his destination. He added that Bell Pottinger was working on a succession plan to cover his departure at the end of August.

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