Global insurance broker, the Ardonagh Group is behind the move.
60 new jobs are on the way to County Westmeath.
Global insurance broker, the Ardonagh Group's announced the new highly-skilled roles for Mullingar today.
The data science and analysis positions will be created when it opens the Ardonagh Global Data and Risk Management Centre this month.
Ardonagh Group Chief Executive, David Ross describes what kind of candidates they're looking for:
Minister of State at the Department of Trade Enterprise & Employment Robert Troy TD said:
“I am delighted that The Ardonagh Group has chosen to establish its new facility in Mullingar, creating 60 highly skilled jobs in the areas of data science and analysis. I am particularly pleased to see a focus on retaining talent in the region, and by working with the Athlone Institute of Technology, graduates will have greater options to live and work in the Midlands. While we have had a difficult 18 months, today’s significant announcement is a testament to the quality of talent and opportunities for companies investing in the Midlands. It is a positive endorsement for Mullingar and a real sign that brighter days are ahead. The Midlands is not only a great place to live, but also an excellent location for businesses to establish and thrive. I wish the Ardonagh Group every success in their expansion into Westmeath.“
Minister of State Department of Finance with responsibility for Financial Services, Credit Unions and Insurance Sean Fleming TD said:
“I wish to welcome The Ardonagh Group to Ireland, a decision that increases our attractiveness as a destination for investment by companies operating within the Financial Services space. The decision to locate in Mullingar is further evidence of the benefits of choosing to establish facilities in regional locations. I would like to welcome The Ardonagh Group to Mullingar and I look forward to working with them over the coming years.”
David Ross, CEO of The Ardonagh Group, said:
“I am delighted to announce the launch of the Ardonagh Global Data and Risk Management Centre and am particularly pleased it will be located in what is such a special place for me. Having grown up in this area I am deeply aware of the quality of the talent pool in the Midlands and I believe this initiative will make it one of the key areas globally for research into risk. The Group’s broad understanding of our clients and their businesses is our key differentiator, and this Data and Risk Management Centre will help us design bespoke solutions that really answer their needs.”
IDA Ireland CEO Martin Shanahan said:
“The Ardonagh Group’s decision to establish its Global Data and Risk Management Centre in Mullingar demonstrates the company’s confidence in the highly skilled and talented workforce available in the Midlands. Winning jobs and investment in regional locations is a key pillar of IDA Ireland’s strategy Driving Recovery and Sustainable Growth 2021 - 2024 and today’s announcement by The Ardonagh Group demonstrates the agency’s continued commitment to that pillar. I wish the team at Ardonagh every success with this expansion.”