60 new jobs are to be created in Galway over the next 18 months by medical technology company Zeltiq Aesthetics Inc.
The U.S.-based company is headquartered in Pleasanton, California, where it also has Research and Development, Finance, Marketing, Manufacturing and Distribution facilities, amongst other support functions. In addition to Manufacturing, ZELTIQ will locate other functions in Galway to support the Manufacturing operations.
The company, which employs 600 worldwide, is headquartered in California, where it has its main R&D, finance, marketing, manufacturing and distribution operations.
This follows another announcement this week from US medical devices company Surmodics who announced it is to create 100 new jobs in Galway and will invest almost €10m in research and development.
Todays announcement is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland, and has been welcomed by Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor.
“With millions of CoolSculpting treatments performed in more than 70 countries around the world, ZELTIQ is firmly establishing itself as a global leader in the noninvasive fat reduction market, which is the fastest growing segment in the aesthetics space,”
“We are very pleased to partner with IDA Ireland at this stage of the company’s growth, invest in Galway, and contribute to the local economy through the creation of new jobs.”
Mark Foley, President and CEO of ZELTIQ
Tom Devaney set up CareerWise Recruitment in 1999 and has 12 years’ experience in specialist recruitment having recruited for major multinational companies in Ireland.
An active member of CIPD, Tom has served five years on the western CIPD committee.
Prior to setting up CareerWise Recruitment, he worked for Snap-on Equipment where he was the European Materials and Purchasing Manager with international responsibilities. Tom spent a year in the US working on projects with McKinsey & Co. where he developed very strong negotiation and business skills.
His years in purchasing with Thermo King in Galway initiated his very successful career to date.
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