Ever Growing – The Latest Addition to the Team

Posted by: on 05 Sep 2013 Tagged by:

Things are picking up quick at Octopus Media. With the business always expanding, it is important to have the best and most qualified people as a part of our team in order to push ourselves to the next level. 

Richard Gallagher has now joined our team of directors who, with his vast experience in corporate sales will bring in new clients from all varieties of businesses and companies. Having been in contact with Octopus Media for a year, Richard has understood how the company works and with his skills will help transform the business to bring in bigger contracting clients.

Over a time span of 14 years, Richard has worked in various sales positions which allowed him to build his skill set and make him a competent salesman. His resume includes corporate management for Yell and accounts manager at Virgin Media. And to prove his commitment and passion for his career, during his working life Richard has also owned an assortment of businesses which includes commercial flooring for Schools and a clothing manufacturing company.

At the age of 32, Richard has managed to achieve many skills in sales which clearly stand him above the rest whilst also achieving a happy and cosy home life with his wife Bridie and daughter Ruby.


Getting Personal

What are your hobbies?

I love to travel! I have family in America so that is always a popular destination but my favourite place in the world is Atlantis, Dubai. It’s a beautiful place! Going to Disney World Florida with the family was a brilliant trip too.


Favourite song?

That’s easy. My wedding song. I’m Yours – Jason Miraz


Favourite musician?

I’m a big, big fan of Paul Carrack. His voice in unreal! I repeatedly listen to ‘Looking Over My Shoulder’.


Favourite actor?

Hands down Denzel Washington, that guy can act. Oh and Eva Mendes, she is gorgeous.


Favourite film?

The Rock, starring Nicholas Cage and Sean Connery, awesome film.


Favourite food?

I love a good Indians!


Favourite sport?

Has to be football. I love to watch but definitely prefer playing. I’m a centre forward, love scoring goals and at times I’m unstoppable!


Any pet peeves?

Spiders. Hate Them, I’d Rather Die!


And finally what do you think you have to offer to the company?

Professionalism in sales…

Understanding the customer sales requirement is everything, and knowing how to help Octopus Media by supporting our clients will add value all round. I have a substantial amount of experience in working across many sectors and fields. By using my skillset I will be able to offer expertise in helping our clients at Octopus grow.

I’m looking forward to working with the gang on getting our clients to promote their services and products.


Sales enquiries can be emailed to me at: r.gallagher@octopusmedia.co.uk or you can call me on: 07989 223 370.


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