Liberty Global owned Virgin Media has promoted Áine Ní Chaoindealbháin to the role of deputy managing director of Virgin Media Television.
Chaoindealbháin currently serves as Virgin Media Television’s director of operations and takes on a newly created executive position in the business. In her current role, the exec oversees Virgin’s three free-to-air channels in Ireland: Virgin Media One, Virgin Media Two, Virgin Media Three and the Virgin Media Player.
Prior to joining Virgin in 2017, Chaoindealbháin held senior roles in UTV Ireland, Setanta Sports and Sky Ireland.
Paul Farrell, managing director of Virgin Media Television said, “I am thrilled Áine is taking on this exciting new role. With her huge and varied experience, a proven track record within our business and industry, today’s announcement is a natural next step.”
Chaoindealbháin said: “I’m delighted to take on this opportunity at this crucially important time for public service broadcasting. Throughout the media industry, Virgin Media Television is regarded as one of the leading broadcasters in Ireland with outstanding journalism, programming that reflects a modern Ireland and a strong presence in today’s digital environment.
“It’s an honour to become deputy managing director of this great company which plays an essential role in Irish daily life and I look forward to working with all of my colleagues to continue this success story.”