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About Peter O'Connell

Peter has had a successful corporate career in sales and marketing internationally, having worked internationally in Europe and Latin America, in addition to being accountable for leading consumer brands globally. He has been based in the U.K., Belgium, The Netherlands, Mexico and Ireland in key Head of Function and Board positions. In his career, he has experienced challenges following business change and consolidation, which led to Peter personally going through redundancy on two occasions. This led to him to proactively change careers, and to apply his expertise of change and the impact of this on individual professionals, to organisations in supporting both the business and staff through challenging transformation projects. He has broad experience in leading and managing International Sales Teams, and managing International Distribution Networks. He is highly accomplished in leading local teams through change and consolidation projects, whilst delivering strong business growth. He possesses a wide array of business disciplines, together with detailed knowledge and understanding of the priorities that drive business growth.

Breaking the news to employees when jobs are going

George Clooney’s character in the film Up in the Air describes his job as being “hired by cowards who don’t have the guts to do their own dirty work”. Photograph: Tal Cohen/EPA It is not easy to tell someone their job is gone, but it can be done fairly and with [...]

By |2017-07-15T14:20:47+00:00December 12th, 2016|Career Advice, News Articles|0 Comments

Herizon.ie – The Event For Working Women

Peter O Connell of Career Development Associates and Maura Byrne CEO of Herizon.ie on how the marketing industry has taken women for granted for too long and the new event for working women Herizon.ie that is planned for the new year on the Business Eye Show.

By |2016-07-22T15:21:50+00:00December 12th, 2015|Career Advice, Radio Interviews|0 Comments

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