Ms. Deirdre Hughes is an Associate Director at Principal Connections where she is responsible for delivering informed advice and strategic counsel to key decision-makers on how the firm can support their most important hiring decisions to drive business success.
Ms. Hughes’ career to date spans over 20 years across a number of senior executive positions within the media industry in Ireland. For a period of over 5 years, Ms. Hughes operated as Commercial Director and Board Member for the Sunday Business Post before subsequently being appointed Chief Executive of Midi Media.
In 2006, Ms. Hughes was appointed General Manager for iRadio, a regional radio station that broadcasts to the North-East, Midlands, North-West and West of Ireland. Latterly, Ms. Hughes has held the senior posts of Commercial Director, The Red Bulletin Magazine and prior to joining Principal Connections she was a Director of Harmony Media (Richmond Marketing).
Ms. Hughes holds numerous academic and professional qualifications in business and marketing.