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Executive Director, Human Resources and People Development


Title: Executive Director Human Resources and People Development

Name: John Barrett

Native Of: Cork

Appointed: 3rd October 2014

Joined: 3rd October 2014

Career Highlights: 

  • Industrial Relations Executive with the FUE, now IBEC.
  • Global leader for HR for the mergers and acquisitions organisation at the headquarters of Applied Materials Corporation in California.
  • European Managing Director and Head of HR for Applied Materials in Europe. 
  • European HR organisation of Millipore Corp.
  • Head of HR for EMEA for Lucent Technologies.
  • CEO of Atherton Project.


  • Commerce graduate of UCC
  • MSc in Organisational Behaviour from the University of London