John Keane, Chairman
John Keane is Chairman of LJK Communications and is Managing Director of sister agency Ardmore Advertising.
is one of fewer than 100 Fellows of the UK advertising industry's pre-eminent professional body, the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising
achieved this during his
4 years on National Council
and 2 years as Chairman for the UK Regions and for his
contribution to best practice in the sector.
With more than 20 years experience in the communication business based in both London and Ireland, John Keane
is recognised as a media-savvy strategic thinker, never afraid to roll up his
sleeves and fight to achieve the results our client's seek.
With an Honours degree in Communications he
readily admits an unrelenting lifelong passion for the communications sector.
is renowned for his
advertising agency's pioneering work within the tourism sector in Northern Ireland; Ardmore
has created campaigns for some of the biggest brands, including Belfast Visitor and Convention Bureau, Stena Line, and Translink.
John headed up the team who developed an innovative TV-led campaign for Belfast Visitor and Convention Bureau, widely recognised for its contribution to year-on-year increases in tourists to the city, culminating in a record 6.8 million visitors and tourist expenditure of £324 million in 2006.