eir today announced the appointment of Orla Coughlan as Chief Human Resources Officer. She will take up the role in the middle of December and report directly to the CEO as a member of the senior management team.
With more than 27 years of experience, Orla has held senior HR roles with a number of large multinational and start-up companies in the technology sector including, Citrix Systems Inc, Activision Blizzard Inc, and Compaq Computer Corporation. Most recently Orla was VP for People and Communication for Irish based firm Cleverbug.
Commenting on the announcement, Richard Moat CEO, eir said, "Orla brings a wealth of HR experience gained through many years operating in senior roles in the technology sector in Ireland and across Europe, North America and Asia. She has the necessary focus and energy to enhance our reputation as an employer, reflecting the dynamism and ambition of our company to ensure we are viewed as an ‘employer of choice’ for Ireland’s best talent."