‘You are not entitled to success or status’

Mark Butler of HLB Ireland traces his career to date and explores the lessons he has learned along the way

13th December, 2015
Mark Butler, chairman of HLB Ireland Picture: Maura Hickey

Mark Butler is the newly-appointed chairman of HLB Ireland, the Irish arm of HLB International, a global network of independent accounting firms in 130 countries. Butler is managing partner of Dublin-based accountancy firm HLB Sheehan Quinn. It provides audit, assurance, taxation and advisory services to owner-managed businesses.

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