About Us

Joe Gavin, founder and CEO of Xcelerate Marketing Services has operated in the field of Sales, Marketing, Distribution and support services for over 30 years beginning his career as a Trainee Manager with a major grocery multiple.

From Sales Rep/Merchandiser during the late 70’s, Joe has built up a wealth of experience which has covered a wide range of retail and sales related disciplines working for companies such as Quinnsworth, Avonmore, Kerry Foods and others. In recent times, as Managing Director of the largest Fieldmarketing company in Ireland, Joe has assisted clients in their sales support functions across a diverse range of industries and sectors such as FMCG, Home Entertainment, Financial Services, Automotive and many others.

Joe’s area of expertise is assisting clients in the identification of sales support strategies and re-structuring opportunities that deliver efficiencies in field-based operations

Joe is currently on the board of several companies that operate in the retail, distribution and software sectors.

Joe holds an MBA from the Open University and is a member of the Institute of Directors and the Sales institute. Joe is also a patron of Gaisce – The President’s Award. He is an avid golfer and is a member of the Venture Business Network.

Pat Gavin, Field Operations Manager with Xcelerate Marketing Services, has a wealth of experience in the Fieldmarketing Industry working with Clients across a wide variety of disciplines and sectors.

Pat has worked in the past for one of the the biggest Fieldmarketing Companies and now manages the field based operations for Xcelerate clients.

Pat is also responsible for the recruitment and training of field personnel and is the day to day contact for his opposite number within the client organizations.

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