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Samsung UK marketing director Andrew Garrihy leaves company after role is made redundant

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By Jennifer Faull, Deputy Editor

March 9, 2013 | 1 min read

Samsung UK and Ireland has announced that corporate marketing director, Andrew Garrihy , has left the electronics company after his role was made redundant.

It is not known if Garrihy , who joined the company less than two years ago to manage the brand marketing across Samsung’s portfolio of business, has a job to go to.

In a statement, a Samsung spokesperson said the move was “a result of a change in our strategic direction”.

It added: “We thank Andrew for his unwavering commitment and passion and for the part he has played in helping us dramatically improve our brand value whilst also delivering an outstanding Olympics activation. Marketing at Samsung is much stronger as result of Andrew’s influence.”

Garrihy has been nominated for The Drum Marketer of the Year award for his work at Samsung.

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