In his April 28th Spring Economic Statement speech, Finance Minister Michael Noonan T.D. announced that Ireland currently has the fastest growing economy in Europe. He said that 95,000 new jobs have been created since 2012, with a record 20,000 being created last year. The jobs are being created across a number of sectors including medicalRead more..
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Denis O’Brien, Founder and Chairman of Digicel, delivered this keynote address on December 5th at the 27th Annual Irish America Business 100 awards luncheon. In his engaging speech, O’Brien explored the future of his philanthropic work in Haiti, the history of Digicel’s growing presence in the Caribbean as the primary provider of mobile phone networksRead more..
On December 5, 2012, Irish America magazine celebrated the 2012 Business 100. Welcoming Keynote speaker Denis O’Brien, Founder & Chairman of Digicel, the 27th Annual Business 100 honored the best and brightest leaders in corporate America at the helm of some of the largest and most innovative companies in the world. To watch Denis O’Brien’sRead more..
Steve Cahillane has spent his entire career in the beverage industry and has more than 20 years of diverse experience. Today he is president of the North American Group for Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE). One of four children born to a New York firefighter with roots in County Kerry and a mother who was born andRead more..
As Chief Executive Officer of The Walsh Group, Matthew Walsh represents the third generation of family ownership and management of the successful building and development company. The Walsh Group is recognized as one of the nation’s top builders, managing an annual volume of work valued in excess of $2.3 billion. Matthew attended the University ofRead more..
Look at any magazine rack in the United States or Canada, and you’ll find the fruits of Joseph Walsh’s labor. Walsh is chairman and chief executive officer of the Curtis Circulation Company, the leading national distributor of magazines, with over $1.7 billion in retail sales and 36 percent marketplace share. In all, Curtis distributes someRead more..
James V. Walsh is senior vice president and chief financial officer of Meijer, Inc., which employs over 60,000 people and is credited as introducing the supercenter retail concept in 1962. Meijer is one of the top ten privately held companies in the U.S. Walsh has been with the company for 15 years and first heldRead more..
As President of the James Beard Foundation, an organization dedicated to celebrating, preserving, and nurturing America’s culinary heritage, Susan Kelliher Ungaro hopes to expand the foundation’s culinary scholarship program, and increase its membership base and promotion on a national level. Before joining the Beard Foundation in April, 2006, she was editor-in-chief of the much-loved FamilyRead more..
Dan Touhey is Vice President of Marketing at Spalding Sports. In 2001, Dan was awarded the patent for, and launched the first and only basketball with a built-in micro-pump. The Spalding Infusion became the most successful basketball ever, and was the first in a series of groundbreaking innovations in sports equipment for Dan.In 2004, DanRead more..
Thomas J. Tierney is a recognized leader in serving the nonprofit sector. In 1999 he co-founded the Bridgespan Group, an independent, nonprofit organization designed to provide general management consulting services to foundations and other nonprofits. He previously was CEO of Bain & Company until stepping down in 2000. A native of California, he received hisRead more..