‘Be courageous and aim high’

Each week, we profile one of Ireland’s corporate leaders, tracing their career to date and exploring the lessons they have learned along the way. This week, we meet Eimear Caslin, general manager of GlaxoSmithKline in Ireland

18th March, 2018
Eimear Caslin of GSK: ‘To get the best out of individuals, empowerment is really important’ Picture: Fergal Phillips

Eimear Caslin is general manager of GlaxoSmithKline’s pharmaceuticals business in Ireland. The healthcare company employs 1,700 people at locations in Dublin, Cork, Waterford and Sligo.

It makes over-the-counter and consumer products including Panadol, Voltarol, Sensodyne and Corsodyl, as well as vaccines and ingredients for medicines used to treat diseases and conditions ranging from cancer and depression to diabetes, HIV and arthritis.

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