As founder of fast-growing Liverpool marketing agency Castle Dean Currall has helped generate £140m for clients in the past five years and now he is joining a global business network. Tony McDonough reports
Liverpool digital marketing entrepreneur Dean Currall has been accepted onto the Forbes Business Council, a global network of business owners and leaders.
Dean is is the founder of several multi-million-pound businesses, including Castle, which has grown significantly over the past year, more than trebling in size throughout the pandemic.
This has made Castle one of the largest marketing agencies in the North West, working with clients across a range of sectors. In the past five years, the business says it has generated more than £140m in revenue for its clients.
He was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of his experience. Criteria for acceptance on the Forbes council includes a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honours.
“We are delighted to welcome Dean into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Business Council. “Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network.”
As a member of the council, Dean has access to a number of exclusive opportunities designed to help him reach peak professional influence. He will connect and collaborate with other respected local leaders in a private forum and at members-only events.
He will also be invited to work with a professional editorial team to share his expert insights in original business articles on Forbes.com, and to contribute to published Q&A panels alongside other experts.
Dean will also benefit from exclusive access to vetted business service partners, membership-branded marketing collateral, and the high-touch support of the Forbes Councils member concierge team.
“I am honoured to become part of such a prestigious organisation, with a fantastic name such as Forbes.” said Dean. “I’m really excited to be able to offer insightful content surrounding marketing, business development and share with others some of the unique tactics I’ve learnt over the years.”
Forbes Councils is a collective of invitation-only communities created in partnership with Forbes and the expert community builders who founded Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC). In Forbes Councils, exceptional business owners and leaders come together with the people and resources that can help them thrive.