The news follows Monday’s announcement of a €500 million investment programme across four strategic sites in Limerick City, with the capacity to create more than 5,000 jobs over the next five years.
“We are absolutely thrilled to be here in Limerick,”
“We are very thankful to the IDA and the Irish government for welcoming us and helping us to develop our business here. Without question, Ireland has proven to be a country strongly supportive to the creation of innovative and growth oriented companies.”
Dr Robert Fazzi, Founder and Managing Partner
The Fazzi Healthcare announcement is related to medical coding, which is the transformation of healthcare diagnoses, treatments, procedures, outcomes and services into universal medical alphanumeric codes, known as International Classification of Diseases (ICD).
It is the international standard used for health information purposes in primary, secondary, tertiary and public health settings.
Founded in 1978, parent company Fazzi Associates is headquartered in Northampton, Massachusetts. The company also operates in the areas of consulting, education, benchmarking and research. It operates through two additional sites in India
“There is a growing number of healthcare services located here and Fazzi, as the first company to engage in medical coding services in Ireland, is a positive addition to the life sciences profile of the mid west,”
Martin Shanahan, IDA Chief Executive
Joe Robbins is co-founder of CareerWise Recruitment. A graduate of the University of Limerick (Degree in Business Studies, 1985), Joe worked in the UK for five years where he specialised in materials management, production management and plant management for a number of companies.
He returned to Ireland in 1992 to become Operations Manager for a Cork-based start-up, FMC Automotive Division which was subsequently taken over by Snap-on Equipment. Joe managed the business re-location of this company to Shannon in 1997 before setting up CareerWise Recruitment in 1999.
He is a committee member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Mid-West region, and a former Director and Vice President of the Shannon Chamber of Commerce. Joe is former Chairperson of the Sixmilebridge Camogie Club and current Chairperson of the Clare County Camogie Board.
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