Irish recruitment expertise firm Starcircle has appointed former Berkley Group managing director Paddy O’Connell as VP of enterprise improvement because it embarks on formidable enlargement plans.
O’Connell will work intently with Starcircle CEO James Galvin and the senior management staff to develop the Cork agency’s footprint in particular markets with an instantaneous emphasis on the life sciences sector in Eire because it undergoes digital transformation.
Starcircle can also be searching for to construct on its US-based clientele. The corporate’s proprietary expertise assists firms with essential expertise challenges.
“We’re delighted to welcome Paddy to the management staff,” mentioned Galvin. “Paddy might be integral to our ahead momentum as a enterprise. Along with his wealth of expertise, I’m assured he’ll carry rather a lot to the desk.
“His expertise, tech acumen and revolutionary imaginative and prescient for aligning options to advanced shopper wants are integral to us upholding and bettering the superb service we provide. We’re glad he’s joined us on the following leg of our journey.”
O’Connell has 20 years’ expertise in recruitment and expertise administration, and has spent nearly all of his profession with Berkley Group, serving to it develop to turn into one among Eire’s main recruitment corporations. He now sits on Berkley’s board as a non-executive firector.
O’Connell has additionally demonstrated area experience within the provision of expertise candidates to a assorted worldwide shopper base, together with corporations in monetary companies, telecommunications, and fast-moving shopper items.
He has secured and superior accounts with high-profile shoppers, markedly BT Eire, PepsiCo, and TransUnion.
Commenting on his new function, O’Connell mentioned, “I’ve tracked Starcircle’s phenomenal success over the previous few years. I consider the way in which they help organisations to interact with numerous and passive expertise swimming pools via a pioneering information and technology-driven resolution to be on the forefront of the Expertise Options market.
“They’ve already acquired a powerful shopper record however nonetheless have an actual ambition to carry their choices to new prospects and extra markets– that’s the type of relational, purposeful, pushed enterprise I need to be part of.”
Starcircle made a revenue earlier than tax of €369,000 in 2021 after making a lack of €251,000 the earlier 12 months, bringing its internet belongings to €185,000. The corporate employed 25 those who 12 months and had a payroll of over €2m.
Picture: Paddy O’Connell. (Pic: Starcircle)