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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 John McAuliffe, who has been managing director of Pilz Ireland for the past 20 years

25th March, 2018
John McAuliffe, managing director of Pilz Ireland Picture: Clare Keogh

John McAuliffe is managing director of Pilz Ireland. McAuliffe was appointed to the role when the German-owned company established Irish operations in 1998. Pilz has an annual turn over of €300 million and employs 2,200 people in 40 countries, including 150 people in Cork.

The automation-technology company opened a new €7.4 million software development centre on its Model Farm Road campus in Cork Business and Technology Park earlier this month.

It announced plans to create 70 new jobs over...

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