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Latest issue of Business & Finance Magazine features interview with John Hume Jr.

By Business & Finance
20 April 2022

The latest digital edition of Business & Finance has been issued.

The latest digital edition of Business & Finance has been issued. Managing Editor, Sarah Freeman, writes: “Hello, and welcome to this printed edition of Business & Finance, a return to print that brings with it an air of celebration. It also marks the sixth digital edition of the magazine.

Our theme is ‘New Era, No Limits’ and, in this issue, we glean insights from some of the best and brightest minds in the business community who have been shortlisted for the Business & Finance Awards.

The prestigious Business & Finance Awards took place on 12 April with a live, in-person Gala Ceremony at the Convention Centre, Dublin. Special guests included Henry (Hank) Paulson, 74th Secretary of the US Treasury and the Hume Family amongst a host of other business and political leaders.

We speak to John Hume Jnr. about his father’s passion for civil rights and his parents’ commitment to the people of Northern Ireland.

We cover the celebrations for Ireland Day at the New York Stock Exchange that saw Ireland INC launch a strategic plan for growth of Irish business across the US supported by Ibec and Select USA.

This print issue also offers an interview with Alice Mansergh, Director of Customer Solutions for UK and Ireland in Google, who describes the upskilling that thousands of Irish businesses undertook over the last two  years in order to improve their online shopfront and avail of increased global customer opportunities.

We hear from Steven Roberts, Head of Marketing for Griffith College, about the future of data protection and MBA student Eamon Fennell describes his experience as the inaugural winner of the Business & Finance Awards UCD Smurfit School MBA Scholarship.

Crucially, we cover a new Business for Good partnership with UNICEF Ireland and Business & Finance, in association with KPMG. UNICEF is at the forefront of delivering life-saving support to children in Ukraine where there are currently 7.5 million children at risk due to Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine. The invasion, which began mere weeks ago, has forced millions of Ukranians from their homes and has destroyed cities across the country. To help alleviate the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, please donate at Unicef.ie.

The paywall is lifted for a limited time only. You can read the latest issue here, with compliments.