Mairéad Nayager, Diageo’s chief HR officer, with her daughter Maeve. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

As the top human resources executive in a FTSE 100 company, and the woman who signs off on its gender pay gap reports, Diageo’s Mairéad Nayager someti(...)

Irish Tesco executive Christine Heffernan has been appointed group communications director of the British retailer and will join  its executive committee.

Irish Tesco executive Christine Heffernan has been appointed group communications director of the British retailer with effect from March 1st. Ms Hef(...)

Paddy Cosgrave, Web Summit CEO and founder of MoneyConf. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Monday Indicators: Irish new car sales (May), construction PMI (May); UK balance of trade (Apr), manufacturing and industrial production (Apr); US co(...)

'Can I just stop you, Dave? There’s no point in trying to teach me stuff, because I’m as thick as that wall there. It’s 10 seconds of your life that you’re never going to get back.'

It’s, like, just before midday when Lauren tells me she wants to talk to me in her office. At first, I presume it’s about me turning up for work at ju(...)

Tony Brabazon. Photograph: Shane O’Neill, SON Photographic

University College Dublin (UCD) has appointed Prof Anthony Brabazon to head up its College of Business, which includes the well-regarded Lochlann Quin(...)

Aimée Madden of CliniShift: “I knew the idea worked from my experience at Whitfield where I reduced our spend on agency staff to zero.”

As the former chief executive of the Whitfield Clinic, a private hospital in Waterford, Aimée Madden was only too familiar with the staffing problems (...)

 Will Ferguson and Mark Bannon, co-founders of VT Networks

Mark Bannon and Will Ferguson, co-founders of VT Networks, are part of an emerging breed of young entrepreneurs whose businesses have been enabled by (...)

Ed Sibley worked for the Financial Services Authority in the UK prior to joining the Central Bank

The Central Bank has announced the appointment of Ed Sibley as its new director of credit institutions supervision. He replaces Sharon Donnery, who w(...)

 Tara McCarthy , chief executive of Bord Iascaigh Mhara.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

There can be few chief executives who enjoy a better view than Tara McCarthy. Her Dún Laoghaire office window frames the panorama that is Dublin Bay. (...)

Perfect pick: pursuing or applying innovation without the right information or in the wrong direction is next to useless

Getting marketing right is crucial for any company. Pursuing or applying innovation without the right information or, worse, in the wrong direction is(...)

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