Worldwide TechServices (WWTS), a leading Global provider of information technology solutions, is to establish a European Headquarters in Limerick with the creation of 62 new high quality jobs.
WWTS employs more than 3,000 people worldwide. The company provides custom infrastructure and managed service solutions for a variety of technologies and customers in the IT market across 82 countries today. The Planned Solution centre in Limerick will support Operations and Sales activities across EMEA.
“Limerick was chosen for this operation due to its excellent skills base, established technology cluster and connectivity to the Boston area and excellent reach capacity into mainland Europe. I look forward to the growth of WWTS in Ireland”
Donna Martin, Chief Operations Officer with WWTS
The investment is supported by IDA Ireland and the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation.
‘‘WWTS is an excellent addition to Limerick’s technology cluster. WWTS has a growing customer base and many high profile customers operating in global markets. Dell, HP, IBM, Sony, Canon and Apple are just some of the company’s customers. This is an excellent win for Limerick and the mid-west region and I would like to offer the on-going support of IDA Ireland as WWTS develops its Irish operation.’’
Barry O’Leary, CEO of IDA Ireland
Describing the new jobs in Limerick as great news for the city, Jan O’Sullivan (TD and Minister for Housing) said;
“WWTS is a bluechip company and the fact that it has chosen Limerick for a European Headquarters is vote of confidence in the region as a technology hub for world class companies.”
Limerick Labour Party TD and Minister for Housing Jan O’Sullivan
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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