‘Never be afraid to put yourself out there and take risks’

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 Pat Ryan of Abtran

17th June, 2018
Pat Ryan, chief executive of Abtran Picture: Fergal Phillips

Pat Ryan is chief executive of business process outsourcing (BPO) company Abtran, which employs 2,000 people in Cork, Dublin, Kildare and India. Earlier this month, the company announced plans to create 350 jobs in Sligo, where it plans to establish a new north-western regional operations centre at Finisklin Business Park. Abtran’s clients span the government, transport, utilities and financial services sectors.

Tell us about your career to date.

I started my career as...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Currency

What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

Content is king – just ask Netflix as rivals attempt to steal its crown

Tom Maguire: Tax changes we make now could help business for years