Under 2015-2019 strategy, Ireland has managed to exceed targets and have added two and a half times more jobs compared to previous strategy 2010-2014, says Martin Shanahan, CEO – Industrial Development Agency, Ireland.
Some of India’s best-known global companies like TCS, Tech Mahindra, Infosys, NIIT, Wipro, Unichem, etc. have their operations and research centers based in Ireland. The pharma, IT and med tech sector also have a substantial presence in the country. Apart from the robust jurisdiction when it comes to taxation and easy to do business atmosphere, Ireland is becoming the destination for Indian students seeking higher education especially in doctoral and post-doctoral.
The country has managed to exceed targets and has added two and a half times more jobs compared to previous strategy 2010-2014. To find out what makes this country of the best destinations for business, we have an interaction with Martin Shanahan, CEO – Industrial Development Agency (IDA), Ireland, who shares his perspectives on what makes the country a preferred destination for foreign corporations including Indian companies and its strategy to attract top talents
IDA is Ireland’s inward investment promotion agency responsible for the attraction and development of foreign investment in Ireland. Martin has been at the forefront of the development of enterprise and innovation policy in Ireland for many years including leading the development of the Government’s Action Plan for Jobs 2011-2014.