Ad Company Exec is new ComReg Commissioner

Is ComReg getting into media and online regulation?

The Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Eamon Ryan T.D., today announced the appointment of Mr Alex Chisholm as a Commissioner of the Commission for Communications Regulation (ComReg), for a four year period with effect from October 2007.

Mr Chisholm is currently the Commercial Director of SkupeNet Ltd (Ireland). His career to date is a combination of regulatory, corporate and entrepreneurial achievement and includes working as a senior policy maker in the Department of Trade and Industry in the UK.

Mr Chisholm has also held a number of senior executive roles in media, ecommerce and software, for the last seven years at CEO level. His experience includes managing organisations through change, especially in media, communications and technology markets.

Mr Chisholm joins Mike Byrne (Chairperson) and John Doherty as Commissioners for Communications Regulation at a time when ComReg has been given new and enhanced enforcement powers to support competition

One Response to “Ad Company Exec is new ComReg Commissioner”

  1. Matthew says:

    His experience will be useful as far as ComReg’s image is concerned. Does the script monkey who writes those press releases think that people will heed ComReg’s new powahs?? They don’t use their own and another policy maker will not change that. ComReg being their usual self.