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‘We’re our best self when trust is intrinsic in a team’ – Denise Whelan, chief people officer, Netwatch

The HR lead of the international group says having a solution-focused, can-do mindset and work ethic is also key to success in business

Denise Whelan, chief people officer with Netwatch Group: ‘I’m intrigued by people’s personalities, and curious to see how the dynamics of people, in their lives and roles, evolves and adapts alongside a company’s journey.’ Picture: Finbarr O’Rourke

Denise Whelan is chief people officer with the Netwatch Group, the proactive video monitoring company. She joined Netwatch in 2014 to establish the human resources function and expanded the HR team in Ireland and the US to support the company’s rapid growth. From Netwatch Ireland’s base in Carlow, Whelan oversees all HR functions for the group in the US, Britain and Ireland.

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