‘Give the right people the biggest opportunities and watch them grow’

Each week, we profile one of Ireland’s foremost corporate leaders, tracing their career to date and exploring the lessons they have learned along the way. This week, we meet Lisa Callanan of Oxford Global Resources

21st July, 2019
Lisa Callanan, vice-president of Oxford Global Resources Picture: John Allen

Lisa Callanan is vice-president of European operations at Oxford Global Resources, a position she has held since January 2017. The US-headquartered recruitment firm opened its European headquarters in Cork in 1994 and now employs 140 people at an office on Penrose Quay in the city centre.

Tell us about your career to date.

After graduating from University College Cork with a Bachelor of Social Science degree, I discovered that my real interest was business. I decided...

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