Pinnacle Growth Group leader appointed director at COVE Collective

COVE Collective, a strategic marketing agency focused on business growth, has announced that the award-winning leader of Pinnacle Growth Group has joined the agency as a director.

Robert McConnell, Managing Director of Pinnacle Growth Group and CFO at Tubular, has joined COVE Collective’s team of five marketing, business development and content experts to help accelerate the agency’s growth in Northern Ireland and beyond.

With a proven track record of driving business growth and a wealth of experience in finance, innovation, strategy and international trade, Robert brings invaluable expertise to COVE Collective as it looks to expand into new markets.

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Robert has founded, scaled, and exited several other businesses. Chartered Director and Fellow of the Institute of Directors, and a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining – Robert was recently admitted to the Freedom of the City of London and is a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Engineers. His business experience and background locally and internationally will contribute significantly to COVE Collective and its clients’ business growth ambitions.

With nearly 20 years of experience in local and global businesses, Robert has consistently demonstrated his ability to grow business revenues and profitability, drive innovation, improve and implement strategy, and grow internationally.

Robert said: “Having worked closely with the team at COVE, and getting to see the passion for its clients, I wanted to get involved and bring my experience, and that of Pinnacle Growth Group to COVE Collective’s growth and development. Building on this collaborative mindset, we want to work with partners across Ireland and the UK to deliver excellent services and value.”

“Working closely with the leadership team, Robert will develop and implement strategic initiatives aimed at accelerating our clients’ growth and maximising their impact. His proven leadership abilities and deep understanding of strategic business growth and scaling make him a natural fit for our agency’s vision and goals,” added Jenna Stevenson, Chief Operations Officer at COVE Collective.

“We are elated to welcome Robert to our team,” said Laura King, Marketing Director at COVE Collective. “His impressive track record and strategic mindset will be instrumental in driving our agency’s growth and delivering exceptional results for our clients. We are confident that his leadership will further strengthen our position as a leading force in the strategic marketing and business advisory services.”

To discuss business growth and export opportunities, contact Robert at [email protected].


About COVE Collective

COVE Collective is a forward-thinking, strategic marketing agency. Our creative team helps businesses accelerate growth in a socially impactful way. The agency’s current client list includes The DR Group, the UK’s largest independent owner-operator of guard boats and utility vessels. Also on its books are a number of home-grown leading food and drink producers, such as Morrow Foods, Mourne Dew Distillery and Oh So Lean.

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