Damian Tynan is a Partner at Omera Partners and runs the Marketing, Digital and Group Communications practice. He is one of this region’s most pre-eminent headhunters in this space, having run the assignments to appoint many of the most influential Communications leaders into commercially led Senior Management positions.
An accomplished Marketing professional himself, having held senior Marketing and Sales roles with Kellogg’s, Coca-Cola South Pacific, McDonald’s and Amalgamated Holdings, he has led the Marketing and Sales teams for cinema, hotel, ski resort and other entertainment and leisure businesses in Australia, New Zealand, Europe and the Middle East.
He was a Partner and the co-founder of a successful boutique Executive Search firm’s Marketing practice, as well as having senior level experience in a large global Executive Search firm.
Damian is a specialist in the Consumer space and draws upon his 25+ year career working with blue chip Consumer companies to assist clients with management and leadership positions, with a sharp focus on cultural fit as a critical determinant of success. His naturally consultative style ensures that he brings his knowledge and expertise to bear in his dealings with clients and candidates alike. He has a broad network, is incredibly well connected and has discovered many of the industry’s current and future high performers – at all levels in organisations.
He grew up and still lives in Sydney, and while no longer instructing skiing, he spends his weekends supporting his family’s sporting commitments, refereeing rugby, keeping fit and leading charity programs to help underprivileged youth.
Damian holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney and a Master of Commerce from the University of New South Wales (majoring in Marketing and Organisational Behaviour).