People starting new jobs in Ireland
Here is a selection of people starting new roles with Future Planet, Ardanis, Teagasc, Workplace Relations Commission, Bundledocs and Atlantic Technological University.
Donal Sullivan has been named CEO of Future Planet, the artificial intelligence platform for sustainability created by software entrepreneur Donal Daly and supply chain expert Ingrid De Doncker to enable companies to accelerate their ambitions in terms of sustainable development. He brings 25 years of technology experience, most recently in global senior executive roles at Johnson Controls, Tyco and Flextronics. He is an authority on sustainable buildings and how technology can be used to accelerate sustainable progress enterprise-wide. A leading voice on low carbon projects, he oversaw the construction of Ireland’s smartest building as Johnson Controls’ global headquarters at One Albert Quay in Cork.
Marian Fitzgerald has been appointed Head of Solutions Delivery at software services company Ardanis to oversee project delivery and service to the company’s international customers. She will be the main liaison and driver for all managed services engagements, leading the delivery team through multiple engagements. She was previously Director of Digital and Cloud Portfolio at Version 1 and Head of Delivery at Singlepoint. Marian has over 20 years of experience as a delivery leader, increasing revenue for the companies she has worked with, driving excellence in project delivery, and leading teams with a range of talents and responsibilities in several regions.
Dr Laurence Shalloo has been appointed to lead the Animals and Grasslands Research and Innovation Program at National Agriculture Authority Teagasc. Dr. Shalloo graduated from UCD with an honors degree in agricultural science in 1999, and he later completed his doctorate in 2004 on the development and use of the Moorepark Dairy Systems model to analyze institutional and technical changes in the dairy farming. He joined the Moorepark research team in 2004 and is currently senior research director. He is also Deputy Director of the SFI/DAFM-funded VistaMilk Research Center and Adjunct Professor at UCC.
Judith Fitzgerald has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Workplace Relations Commission. The WRC deals with workplace relations, workplace dispute resolution, labor law or equality law. Ms Fitzgerald is a qualified legal professional as a solicitor in Ireland, England and Wales. She has extensive experience in private practice and currently works as legal counsel for Eli Lilly. She has expertise in commercial and intellectual property law, conveyancing and civil litigation with a particular interest in labor law, including employee/employer relations, data protection and alternative dispute resolution. disputes. She also previously ran a business in Cork.
Simon Hill has been appointed non-executive director of the board of directors of Bundledocs, the cloud-based document aggregation software provider, based in Ballincollig, Cork. He is currently CEO and co-founder of Xperate, a UK-based software development company that provides consultancy services to the wider tech community. He previously held CEO and senior management positions for Tikit Plc, BT Group Plc and TFB Plc. Simon brings over 20 years of experience to Bundledocs, having worked in the technology sector serving industries such as SMBs, legal services and professional services. Bundledocs has over 1,000 customers in over 34 countries.
Dr. Orla Flynn has been named the first president of the new Atlantic Technological University, which will be established on April 1. The ATU will serve the West and North West, bringing together the Galway-Mayo, Sligo and Letterkenny Institutes of Technology. Dr. Flynn is the current President of the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology. She joins the first governing body of the new TU with its chair Maura McNally, also chair of the Bar Council of Ireland; Oonagh Monaghan, MD of Alpha Omega Consultants; Felim McNeela, founder of Avenue Mold Solutions; and Anne McHugh, CEO of Donegal ETB.