Alastair Blair: “There is no way the acquisition thing will stop”

Accenture has completed the acquisition of Cork-based life sciences services company Enterprise System Partners (ESP), and said it remains open to buy(...)

Barry Heavey, life sciences practice lead, Accenture Ireland (left); Liam O’Brien, managing director ESP.

Professional services giant Accenture has acquired Cork-headquartered life sciences company Enterprise Systems Partners (ESP) for an undisclosed sum. (...)

Rothco employs more than 150 strategic, creative, technology, design, project management and production professionals

Irish advertising agency Rothco, whose clients include AIB, Heineken, Tesco, Lyons and Dublin Bus, has been acquired by Accenture for an undisclosed s(...)

Nicola Mortimer of Three: “I definitely think the environment for entrepreneurs has changed for the better.”
The start-up island

Ireland now boasts 36 incubators and accelerators dedicated to supporting start-up activity, with another six due to come on line this year. Accenture(...)

Izzy Wheels came up with the idea of creative spoke guards to allow wheelchair users to express themselves. Photograph: Shane O’Neill Photography

Two Galway sisters who came up with the idea of creating customised spoke guards for wheelchairs have won this year’s Accenture Leaders of Tomorrow co(...)

Accenture Ireland Managing Director Alistair Blair: “We look for certain characteristics. We want people with exploratory and inquisitive minds, who are ambitious and who can put the client first.” Photograph: Alan Betson

When Alastair Blair joined Accenture Ireland’s graduate programme in 1987, the company has just 70 employees. Fast forward almost 30 years, and he is(...)

Accenture Ireland   managing director Alastair Blair: “We are working to attract people to Ireland and to encourage those who have emigrated to return.”  Photograph: Shane O’Neill/Fennell

Management consulting services company Accenture is to create a further 250 new jobs in Ireland by the end of August. These will be in addition to (...)

Accenture Ireland managing director Alastair Blair said the company has made significant investments in Ireland over the years, employing 1,800 people here.

Management consultancy firm Accenture is to invest €25 million in a new centre for innovation in Dublin, which will create 200 jobs. The company said (...)

Accenture said recruitment for the new roles would begin immediately

The global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company Accenture is to create 200 new senior roles and 50 graduate jobs in Irel(...)