Russell Morris

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Hi, I am Russell. I moved to Ireland in the Summer of 2013 with my wife and three children. We live in a small village between Navan and Kells, County Meath.

I have over 25 years of design, brand and marketing experience in a variety of different markets including; retail, telecommunications, professional services and I.T. I have strong links in the community with my close involvement with Navan RFC and Claremont Stadium.

My Career

1989 –

Worked for a number of design agencies in London, responsible for the design and implementation of the new Renault branding as well as working on accounts for NatWest bank.

1994 –

Worked for The Burton Group Plc, at the time, home to high street brands including Debenhams, TopMan/TopShop, Dorothy Perkins and Burtons.

1997 –

Worked for The Body Shop International as Global Marketing Manager for Skincare, Haircare and Mens categories. Also responsible for the design management and rollout of the new brand guidelines for all stores.

2000 –

Brand Manager for 186k, telecommunications company formed by National Grid Transco.

2002 –

Move to Landmark Information Group, part of Daily Mail General Trust as Corporate Marketing Manager.

2012 –

Moved to Ireland and worked as a consultant for businesses in Dublin as well as locally in Navan.

Personal Stuff

Who am I? If you are going to work with me, here are some of the things I enjoy! Don’t judge me!

There are 5 things in my life I enjoy the most; family, sport, music, film and food. Below are a list of  my favourites. When I have time I will write about it.

Gigs I have been to:

  • Duran Duran, Gary Numan, David Bowie, Paul McCartney, Echo & The Bunnymen, Interpol, Nine Inch Nails, Bryan Ferry, Embrace, Depeche Mode, Editors, Massive Attack, Oasis, Blur, Placebo, Ian McNabb

Favourite films:

  • Cinema Paradiso, The Godfather I & II, It’s A Wonderful Life, Star Wars, Interstellar, Silver Linings Playbook, Almost Famous, Shawshank Redemption, Heat, Great Expectations, Kind Hearts & Coronets

On the way out!
Losing all the election faces ruining the landscape.

On the way in!
The new Superman vs. Batman movie.

People award this week!
David Bowie & for the foreseeable future. 

 

Skills

In a nutshell, what are my core skills when it comes to working with me.

  • Organised
  • Multitasking
  • Focused
  • Committed
  • Happy