Pictured (L-R): Ian Hyland (President/Publisher, Business & Finance Media Group), guest of honour Margot Slattery, JD Buckley (CEO, Sky Ireland)
Business & Finance last night celebrated CEO 100, an event honouring the 100 most innovative and influential Chief Executive Officers in Ireland
Last night, Business & Finance hosted a celebration for the CEO 100 Index. The annual Index highlights and honours the 100 most innovative and influential Chief Executive Officers in Ireland.
Guest of honour, Margot Slattery, Global Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Sodexo, spoke about how Ireland, as a nation, has reaped the benefits of ambition and how important it is for that dynamic energy to continue.
“Diverse companies hire the top talent”
She emphasised the significance of companies having genuine and proactive Diversity and Inclusion programmes and how businesses and employees can only benefit by growing in strength and assuredness as a result of same. “Diverse companies hire the top talent,” she said. “Belonging is the part that really matters”.
JD Buckley, CEO of Sky Ireland, was awarded FDI of the Month in recognition of Sky Ireland’s contribution to Foreign Direct Investment. “We are becoming the aggregator of choice in Ireland,” said Buckley.
“We are becoming the aggregator of choice in Ireland”
Sky has had a presence in Ireland for over 20 years. Since the opening of its Irish corporate headquarters in early 2013, the Comcast-owned subsidiary has had on-the-ground support in the Irish capital in order to facilitate its continued growth.