Thursday June 4, 2020

‘Play with your head up, and keep looking for the right pass’

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 Micheál O’Connor of Jacobs Ireland

17th March, 2019
Micheál O’Connor, vice-president and general manager at Jacobs Ireland Picture: Fergal Phillips

Micheál O’Connor is vice-president and general manager at Jacobs Ireland Operations, with responsibility for the US-owned engineering firm’s life sciences and advanced facilities business portfolio in Ireland, Britain and the Nordic region. Appointed to the role in 2017, O’Connor oversees a 1,100-strong workforce and operations generating annual revenues of €400 million.

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