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IDA Ireland appoints new Regional Business Development Manager for the North East Region

New, dedicated extra resource for the North East Region will enhance IDA Ireland’s efforts in attracting Foreign Direct Investment to the Region, CEO says

IDA Ireland today announced the appointment of a new Regional Business Development Manager for the North East Region.
James Boyle, a native of 2009 Kilnaleck, Co. Cavan, has worked with IDA Ireland since 2005, holding positions in the agency’s Property Division including managing a portfolio of business parks and buildings. From 2009 he managed the Sales and Marketing team within the Property Division and, in the past year, has held the role of Sales & Marketing Manager in the Strategic Property Management Division.

James holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Building Surveying.

Welcoming the appointment of the new manager for the North East Region, Minister for Business, Enterprise & Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD said: “James Boyle will bring a wealth of energy, experience and local knowledge to the IDA’s North East team. The region continues to maintain a strong base of both indigenous and multinational companies across a diverse range of sectors. My Department and IDA Ireland remain committed to strengthening investment and job creation in the North-East Region. I would like to wish James every success in his new role and I look forward to working with him.”

IDA Ireland CEO Martin Shanahan said: IDA Ireland CEO Martin Shanahan said: “This is an important strategic appointment, designed to provide the North East Region with a dedicated extra resource to help us position the North East Region for additional Foreign Direct Investment. It demonstrates IDA Ireland’s strong and ongoing commitment to winning new investment for the Border region and, I believe, will be of great benefit to us in working with regional and national stakeholders to exploit new opportunities for investment in the North East Region.”



Ellen Lynch
Regional Communications, Press & PR Executive
IDA Ireland
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