Posts Tagged ‘Business’

Fighting Poverty and Climate Change

℘℘℘ Global poverty and climate change can be averted by 2030. That’s according to Declan Kelly, a businessman from Portroe in Tipperary. Speaking on Ireland’s Late, Late Show in November, Kelly outlined “Global Goal Live: The Possible Dream,“ which aims to do just that. The United Nations has 17 global goals for sustainable development andRead more..

Kathleen Murphy:
Integrity, Smarts, & Vision

Kathleen Murphy shares insights on her career’s success, the importance of team work, and the family story behind her mission to give people, especially women and the younger generation, the tools to secure their financial future. ℘℘℘ Kathleen Murphy, one of the top 50 most powerful women in business, doesn’t have an office! And that’sRead more..


  Eileen McDonnell, the Chairman & CEO of Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, discusses her Irish heritage, breaking the glass ceiling, and the way forward. ℘℘℘ When parents tell their children that they can do anything, it’s all too often taken with too many grains of salt. But Eileen McDonnell believed her parents. She hadRead more..

33rd Annual
Irish America Business 100

Now in its fourth decade, the Irish America Business 100 has a long history of providing recognition to a fundamental core of American business. It can be easy to assume that the Irish in America and their descendants are a monolithic bloc, but as this list has continually shown, there is no single story ofRead more..

2018 Business 100 Luncheon

On Wednesday, December 12, Irish America magazine hosted its 33rd annual Business 100 awards luncheon at the Metropolitan Club in New York City. The best and brightest Irish-American business leaders, representing some of the nation’s top corporations, were honored, and Eileen McDonnell, the chairman & CEO of Penn Mutual, served as the keynote speaker. Coming inRead more..

Michael J. Morrissey

Michael J. Morrissey is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the International Insurance Society. The IIS is the largest and most diverse organization of the global insurance industry. Mike is involved in, and a member of, various organizations in the insurance industry, such as the Steering Committee of the Insurance Development Forum; Board of OverseersRead more..

Margaret Molloy

Margaret Molloy is global chief marketing officer at the branding firm, Siegel+Gale and Creator of WearingIrish. A native of Offaly and a Harvard Business School and University of Ulster graduate, she is regarded as one of the most influential global marketing leaders. Her accolades include: Forbes’ top CMOs on Twitter; Top 50 Power Women byRead more..

Kevin McManus

In his role as SVP and North American Leader for Services of SAP America, Kevin McManus has responsibility for all customers in the southern U.S. Since joining SAP in 2005, Kevin has been involved in over a dozen post-merger consolidations utilizing SAP technology, and has held many roles within field services. His accomplishments include the largest globalRead more..

William J. McLaughlin

William “Bill” McLaughlin is president of McLaughlin & Morgan, Inc., a growth strategies company that assists U.S. firms entering Europe via Ireland, and Irish companies entering the U.S. Bill founded the Irish American Business Chamber & Network in 1999 and is currently chairman emeritus. He has hosted the Taoiseach and President of Ireland, and otherRead more..

Andrew McKenna

Andrew McKenna is one of Chicago’s premier businessmen and a member of the Irish America Hall of Fame. Currently, he serves as chairman emeritus of McDonald’s Corporation and chairman of Schwarz Supply Source, a position he has held since 1964. He is also a director of Ryan Specialty Group, McDonald’s Corporation, and the Chicago BearsRead more..