The Government has launched the 2016 Acton Plan for Jobs in which it has targeted 50,000 extra jobs for 2016 including a target of 16,000 new jobs in IDA companies.
President of the American Chamber and Vice President & Managing Director of
EMC Bob Savage is one of a number of Chamber members to have been appointed to lead a regional task force advising the Government on regional job creation.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD was joined by a gathering of over 100 representatives from many of the top US multinationals in Ireland at a #WorldofTalent event in Dublin. Taking place at the offices of Workday in Smithfield the event heard details of many career opportunities that exist within these companies operating in Ireland, and discussed the experiences of those who have recently returned to Ireland or moved here to take up opportunities in US multinationals.
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has welcomed the publication today of the Government’s Energy White Paper which sets out a path for a low carbon energy future.
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has welcomed the publication today of the Government’s new innovation strategy, Innovation 2020, which plans to increase spending on R&D to €5bn by 2020.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and US Ambassador Kevin O'Malley joined Eamonn Sinnott, General Manager of Intel in Ireland and President of the American Chamber and Mark Redmond, CEO of American Chamber to speak to 800 guests today at the Chamber's Thanksgiving lunch in the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, Ballsbridge.
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has welcomed the ambition of the Government's new Enterprise strategy, which aims for Ireland to win 900 new FDI projects and 42,000 jobs by 2020.
Apple has announced plans to create 1,000 new jobs in Cork by expanding its Hollyhill campus. This is the largest single jobs announcement by a US company in Ireland in over three years, and will see Apple's direct employment grow to over 6,000.