CareerWise Director attends CIPD Western Region event
CIPD Western Region Event – Covidien
The CIPD Western Region Committee, in conjunction with the event sponsors Covidien Galway, were to host an event on ‘Organisational Effectiveness – An Integrated Global Model’ on Thursday 28 March at Covidien, Michael Collins Road, Mervue, Galway.
Guest speaker for the event was Robert O’Brien, EMEA HR Director for Organisation Effectiveness, Covidien.
Covidien is a leading global healthcare products company with annual revenues of $12 billion. Mr O’ Brien works within a Global HR Model to effect change and support business, collaborating closely with business, plant and country HR leaders. He is responsible for HR management of change initiatives, such as restructuring, integrations and consultation, across the region in 38 countries with 7,500 employees.
Previously, Mr O’Brien was HR Manager in the Covidien, Tullamore plant and has significant HR and general management experience in the pharma, telecomms and distribution sectors. In 2010, he was a committee member of the CIPD Midlands branch and holds qualifications in HR, IR, Business and Finance.
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