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Abtran announces 100 jobs in expansion of operations at IFSC

By Business & Finance
20 July 2015
Pictured (L-R) at the announcement are Richard Bruton TD (Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation), Michael Fitzgerald (CEO of Abtran), Jillian Ryan, Graham James Walsh and Laura Kenny (Abtran staff), Simon Harris TD (Minister of State at the Department of Finance) and Julie Sinnamon (CEO of Enterprise Ireland)

Leading Irish business process management company expands in preparation for international growth opportunities.

Abtran, the market leading Irish owned business process management company is to recruit 100 further employees in an expansion of its Consulting and Technology Services Division. Abtran currently employs over 2,000 people in Ireland, with 50 employees already located at its IFSC offices and working on-site across our client network. The company is now planning its next phases of growth on an international basis.

The announcement was made by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, TD, as he officially opened Abtran’s offices in the IFSC, together with Simon Harris TD, Michael Fitzgerald, CEO of Abtran and Julie Sinnamon, CEO of Enterprise Ireland.

Abtran’s Consulting and Technology Services division provides customer management consultancy across the company’s multiple business units and client sites. It also provides centralised business support and research insight on a day to day basis.

The 100 new roles announced today include positions for business, technical and data analysts, applications developers, digital media specialists, programme managers, project managers, training managers and change management professionals.

Established in 1997, Abtran has an extensive and diverse client base, across the public and private sectors including utilities, transport, health and financial services.

Speaking at the official opening today, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD said: “Financial services and technology are key sectors which we have targeted as part of our Action Plan for Jobs, and part of our strategy has been to support the development of the strong base of Irish companies which we have built up in this area. Simon Harris has been instrumental in this process through his financial services strategy.

Abtran is a great example of the type of Irish company we are trying to support in this area – a highly innovative, fast-growing company which is taking advantage of the base of multinational companies we have here in Ireland in order to grow its sales. This is a great boost and a huge achievement by Michael and his team, and I wish them every success for the future”.

Speaking about the announcement, Michael Fitzgerald, CEO of Abtran said: “Abtran places our clients’ brand and customers at the centre of everything we do, making services easier and more accessible. This expansion is a great opportunity for our employees to grow and develop their careers with Abtran. Our Consulting and Technology services are about adding value to our clients whilst giving our employees an opportunity to apply their knowledge in a practical, hands-on way.”


Pictured (L-R) at the announcement are Simon Harris TD (Minister of State at the Department of Finance), Richard Bruton TD (Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation), Julie Sinnamon (CEO, Enterprise Ireland) and Chris Simpson, Business & Finance

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Minister of State at the Department of Finance Simon Harris TD speaks to the press