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Why N. Ireland? - Webinar

The Ulster American Society invites BABC members to an informative live webinar on "Why Northern Ireland?" Please join us to learn why Northern Ireland is a destination of choice for over 700 international companies seeking an optimum mix of high-quality people in a low risk, cost-effective location.
Speaker Gary Hanley
Sr. Vice President Invest Northern Ireland Gary is the head of North American operations for Invest Northern Ireland, a branch of the UK government responsible for growing the economy of Northern Ireland.   Under Gary’s leadership, Northern Ireland has seen recent investments from dynamic and fast growing North American companies ...

Sr. Vice President
Invest Northern Ireland

Gary is the head of North American operations for Invest Northern Ireland, a branch of the UK government responsible for growing the economy of Northern Ireland.

 

Under Gary’s leadership, Northern Ireland has seen recent investments from dynamic and fast growing North American companies including CyberSource, 3Par, ByteMobile and BTI.

 

In May 2008, Gary was instrumental in the success of the historic US:Northern Ireland Economic Conference which took place in Belfast. The conference, supported by the Bush administration, was attended by Fortune 500 executives to meet with senior political figures including Gordon Brown and Brian Cowan (UK and Irish Prime Ministers). Keynote speakers included representatives from companies such as Allstate, Citi and Bombardier who are major investors in the region.

 

With over fifteen years experience in the ICT industry in the US, Gary has held positions of leadership in software development, IT, sales and marketing for companies such as Sun Microsystems, GTE (now Verizon) and EMC.


In 2009, he was honored in New York by Belfast Media Group’s US publication The Irish Echo as one of its Top 40 under 40. In addition, he has been named to the Irish-American Magazine Top 100 Business Leaders as well Business and Finance Most Influential US-Irish Business Leaders in 2008.  Gary currently serves on the Board of Directors’ of the Irish Education Foundation, the Boston Irish Business Association and the American Ireland Fund - Dinner Committee.

 

Gary holds a Bachelor of Business Studies from the University of Limerick as well as a Master of Business Studies from the National University of Ireland at Galway.

 

He resides in Boston Massachusetts with his wife and two daughters.

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When?

Fri, Nov. 13, 2009
5 a.m. - 5:30 a.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central

Where?

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