Mark Middleton promoted to Partner

NEW PARTNER ANNOUNCEMENT

Dublin, Ireland, October 25, 2022 – Principal Connections — executive search, part of Agilium Worldwide LLC, has announced the appointment of Mark Middleton to Partner.

Mr. Middleton joined Principal Connections – executive search in early 2018 as a Practice Leader specialising in high-level executive and senior management appointments from Head of Function to Board level. He has subsequently worked with and advised many of Ireland’s most noteworthy companies across a range of sectors cultivating a stellar track record along the way.

Prior to joining Principal Connections, Mr. Middleton was an Associate Director with a boutique recruitment firm for over 5 years while previously he was Divisional Manager for sister company, Executive Connections. Mr. Middleton began his early career in financial services working with Dolmen Securities (now Cantor Fitzgerald) and Goodbody Stockbrokers (now AIB) before subsequently joining Bank of Ireland Asset Management (now State Street Global Advisors).

Commenting on the appointment, Pat O’Donnell, Managing Partner said:

“I’m thrilled to announce Mark’s appointment to Partner. With a career spanning more than 20 years, Mark is well known for being passionate about delivering quality of service and building fantastic client partnerships. His considerable knowledge and expertise in executive search will help our clients tackle their most pressing leadership challenges in the years ahead. I’d like to wish Mark every success as he assumes his new role.”

Commenting on the appointment, Mark Middleton said:

“I’m delighted and indeed very proud to be appointed to Partner with Principal Connections – executive search. Principal Connections – executive search is an inspiring firm with an incredibly talented and ambitious country leading executive search team. I look forward to being part of and contributing to the continued success of the firm in the years to follow.”

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Principal Connections - executive search is Ireland's leading senior executive search firm, and is part of Agilium Worldwide LLC, ranked one of the world's top global executive search groups.

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Eilish Devine appointed Practice Leader - Executive Search

NEW EXECUTIVE SEARCH PRACTICE LEADER ANNOUNCEMENT

Dublin, Ireland, October 04, 2022 – Principal Connections — executive search, part of Agilium Worldwide LLC, has announced the appointment of Eilish Devine as Practice Leader - Executive Search.

Having initiated her career in the human capital management industry in 2006, Ms. Devine will focus her time on Board, CEO and Senior Executive appointments, partnering with private and public companies as well as government bodies and not-for-profit entities to support their strategic objectives.

Prior to joining Principal Connections - executive search, Ms. Devine was a Partner with a market leading executive search firm based in Australia where she worked for close to 10 years. On returning to Ireland, Ms. Devine spent a number of years leading the delivery of senior executive and leadership appointments on behalf of an international recruitment firm. During her earlier career, Ms. Devine held a number of HR positions across education, government/public-sector and mining.

Ms. Devine has a particular interest in increasing the general diversity and specifically gender balance at decision-making levels in organisations. She is a graduate of University College Dublin.

Commenting on the appointment, Pat O’Donnell, Managing Partner said:
"Eilish is an excellent addition to our team, bringing extensive experience of advising clients across a range of sectors from technology and financial services through to consumer goods, professional services, manufacturing and government. We look forward to the contributions she will make to our clients and our firm."

Commenting on the appointment, Eilish Devine said:

“I’m delighted to take up this position at Principal Connections - executive search. I‘ve long admired Principal Connections’ as a firm and its reputation as one of Ireland’s top executive search houses with global reach, as part of the Agilium Worldwide family. I’m looking forward to bringing further firepower to the team and to advising clients across multiple sectors on C-suite and leadership talent.”

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Principal Connections - executive search is Ireland's leading retained executive search and board consulting firm, and is part of Agilium Worldwide LLC, ranked one of the world's top global executive search groups.

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Darren McCabe promoted to Partner

NEW PARTNER ANNOUNCEMENT

September 06th, 2022 - Principal Connections - executive search, part of Agilium Worldwide LLC, one of the world’s top global executive search firms, has announced the appointment of Darren McCabe to Partner.

Mr. McCabe joined Principal Connections – executive search in early 2017 as a Practice Leader and during his time has established an exemplary reputation for assisting clients with executive search services at C-Suite and Board level across a range of industries. Previously, Mr. McCabe held Senior Management and Director positions over a 10 year’ period with a number of Irish and global recruitment firms.

Commenting on the appointment, Pat O'Donnell, Managing Partner said:

“I couldn’t be happier to announce Darren’s appointment to Partner and I wish to sincerely congratulate him on this tremendous milestone. Darren has a huge breadth of experience in executive search and board recruitment, and over the past 5-years has been instrumental in empowering many of our clients, domestically and internationally, to deliver on their strategic plans through the appointment of elite senior leaders."

Commenting on the appointment, Darren McCabe, Partner said: said:

“I'm very grateful to have this unique opportunity and look forward to ensuring the continued delivery of Principal Connections’ best-in-class executive search services whilst also playing a ‘hands on’ leadership role in the strategic and commercial growth of the firm. This is an exciting time for Principal Connections – executive search, and I'm thrilled to contribute to next phase of the firms success”.

ABOUT PRINCIPAL CONNECTIONS

Principal Connections - executive search is Ireland's leading retained executive search and board consulting firm, and is part of Agilium Worldwide LLC, ranked one of the world's top global executive search groups.

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