Signium Adds Former HR Executive in Dublin, Ireland

The executive search field continues to be a welcoming landing pad for HR executives looking for a career change.

Executive search consortium Signium recently appointed former HR executive Jim O’Brien as consulting partner in Dublin, Ireland. Mr. O’Brien is an accomplished HR veteran with 25 years of experience. He joins Signium from Aramark, where he was HR director for Aramark’s operations across Northern Europe. 

Mr. O’Brien has experience in both global multinationals including Diageo, Corus Group (now Tata), in addition to Aramark, plus major Irish companies including Bank of Ireland and DAA. He has worked internationally in the U.S. and the U.K. and performed a global leadership role with a multi-region footprint (Europe, Africa and Asia-Pacific) while with Diageo. As HR director with Aramark, he was responsible for attracting, engaging and developing circa 16,000 employees in the U.K., Ireland, and wider EMEA across food services, facilities management, retail, and property management. Mr. O’Brien’s areas of HR subject matter expertise include talent management, organization effectiveness, leadership advisory, M&A, and reward.

Signium has 45 offices in 30 countries serving clients in the Americas, EMEA, and Asia-Pacific regions. The firm delivers talent acquisition and management solutions for global companies across industry sectors, including consumer goods, financial services, technology, industrial, life sciences, and professional services.

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