TPI Group are delighted to announce the appointment of 2013 Entrepreneur of the Year Patrick Joy as a non-executive director of the organisation. TPI specialise in delivering clever customer communications across a number of SME marketing companies, each with their own unique offering.


Patrick takes up the role with immediate effect and joins the group with a track record of growing an Irish business, Suretank, into an international market leader.


Along with being the 2013 Irish EY Entrepreneur of the year, Patrick studied Chartered Mechanical Engineering in UCD and also holds an MBA from Trinity College. He is the founder of Suretank Group, a global business which designed and manufactured cargo carrying units and tanks with a presence in Ireland, UK, Poland, Thailand, China, USA and Brazil to name a few, employing over 800 staff.


“I am ready for this challenge and look forward to growing this successful Irish owned and Irish run business” said Patrick Joy


Colin Culliton, CEO of TPI Group “Having one of Ireland’s best business people join our group at board level is a fantastic opportunity for TPI. Patrick’s experience will be invaluable as we continue our growth into a full service marketing communications company.” says Culliton. “Employing over 120 staff, TPI Group is made up of The Printed Image, TAP Creations, Runway Marketing, ZEST Merchandise and The Creative Works. Together they deliver a menu of creative choice that marketers can select while experiencing the same quality & consistency in personal service throughout. The product is best described as clever customer communications. The desired result is delighted clients”