Posts Tagged ‘Denis O’Brien’

Denis O’Brien

Denis O’Brien is a leading international businessman with interests in radio, media, property, leisure, and oil distribution. He is the founder and chairman of Digicel, one of the largest cellular phone companies in the world. Chairman of the Clinton Global Initiative Haiti Action Network, Denis is a dedicated philanthropist. He funded the rebuilding of theRead more..

News From Our Honorees

Irish businessman and 2012 Irish America Business 100 Keynote Speaker Denis O’Brien has created a fellowship that will, on an annual basis, offer two Irish students a fully-funded master’s degree in business administration at Boston College’s Carroll School of Management, where O’Brien himself earned his M.B.A. in 1982. The Denis O’Brien Fellowship is available to Irish citizens withRead more..

Denis O’Brien

Denis O’Brien is a leading international businessman with interests in radio, media, property, leisure and oil distribution. He is the founder and chairman of Digicel, one of the largest cellular phone companies in the world. Chairman of the Clinton Global Initiative Haiti Action Network, Denis is a dedicated philanthropist. He funded the rebuilding of theRead more..

Business 100 Honorees and Keynote Denis O’Brien Celebrated in New York

The top Irish-American and Irish-born leaders of the business world were celebrated in New York on Wednesday, December 5th, at the annual Irish America magazine Business 100 awards luncheon, the premier networking event for the Irish in corporate America. Leading Irish businessman Denis O’Brien delivered the 2012 Keynote Address. O’Brien is the founder of Digicel,Read more..

Irish Power and Irish Concern: Denis O’Brien

Denis O’Brien, a Clinton Global Citizen honoree and the 2012 Irish America Business 100 Keynote Speaker, is empowering people in Haiti and elsewhere in the Caribbean.   Denis O’Brien, 54, is Ireland’s most successful businessman and biggest philanthropist. He created Digicel, one of the most successful cell phone companies in the world, and he has aRead more..

The First Word: Share the Extraordinary

“They are extraordinary. It boggles my mind that there are still good people like that in the world.” – Jim O’Connor said of the Mormon missionaries who showed up in the Rockaways after Hurricane Sandy and are still helping with the clean-up. The Daily News.  As we head into the holiday season and look forwardRead more..

Roots: The Bold O’Briens

The O’Briens are an illustrious and prominent clan that has shaped the history of Ireland. The name, also spelled O’Bryan or O’Brian, means “of Brian” indicating descendance from Brian Borumha mac Cennetig, or Brian Boru, the celebrated High King of Ireland. Brian Boru (925-1014) received the throne of Thomond (an area which covers much ofRead more..