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What We Do
Whether you are an executive interested in making your next move, or an employer looking to hire the right candidate, 6 Degrees Search & Recruitment is here to help.
We are committed to finding people jobs and connecting companies with the talent they need. We take an individualised approach – offering customised staffing and executive recruiting solutions tailored to your unique needs.
We draw on our high-level professional networks, industry knowledge and research resources to identify the right people. We understand the complexities of leadership and have a robust network with unrestricted access to talented individuals.
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Our Consultants are ‘Industry Insiders’
They are highly experienced former senior business executives from a wide variety of backgrounds whose skill sets are complemented by their extensive network in specialised areas. These contacts create a back-up virtual organisation which enables them to bring all their acumen to the all-important initial interactions with senior sources and prospects. This coupled with our extensive database of skilled professionals enhances any recruitment process.
As staffing professionals, we understand how stressful it can be to identify the right candidate for your needs. Through a combination of carefully crafted processes and industry knowledge, we deliver fast, effective outcomes in every situation.
We specialise in recruiting for the following sectors … Accounting and Finance, Information Technology, Financial Services, Fintech, Retail, Healthcare, Human Resources, Legal Services, Not for Profit, Office Support, Pharmaceutical and Technology.
Who We are
Meet The Team
All of our senior team have operated in executive leadership or top-level management positions. It means we have a total understanding of how things work in your industry. Our policy of constantly refreshing our career connections to key personnel gives us a clear advantage in knowing business trends and identifying new executive talent.
Our unique structure means you can tap into and benefit from our vast industry networking garnered over decades. Every time we undertake an Executive Search or Recruitment project, you immediately access our unparalleled nexus.
Michael Roche is a senior executive with significant experience in competitive commercial and service organisations. The breadth and diversity of experience which he brings, both as a proven managing director and as a highly regarded business consultant, position him well to help organisations to seek out and hire top candidates.
His 35 plus years of professional experience in business includes talent acquisition, employee relations, performance management, and leadership coaching.
Michael brings valuable knowledge as an innovative senior executive, assisting individuals and organisations, through an established creative and collaborative process, with an emphasis on leadership development and managing organisational change.
Telephone: +353 86 2557 608
Over a long professional career Pat O’Mahony has gained a wealth of experience across a range of positions in both the private and public sectors. During his career with Allied Irish Banks Pat has held numerous senior executive roles including Head of Retail Banking with responsibility for the Branch Network, Planning, Marketing, Credit Card Operations, Human Resources and IT.
Since leaving AIB he has served three terms as Chairman of the Irish Medicines Board and spent four years as Chairman of GOAL. He was appointed Senior Advisor to the Commission of Investigation into the Banking Sector in Ireland (Nyberg Report)
Co-authorship of the published (2009) ‘Chairpersons Guide to Good Governance’ has supported the standards for sound corporate governance at senior levels across State Sponsored Bodies. Corporate experience has been supplemented by entrepreneurial roles in tourism and business start-ups, consulting and Third World aid work.
He offers clients his experience in business leadership, strategic and commercial capability, advocacy, communication and relationship management and marketing.
Telephone: +353 87 267 1742
A qualified pharmacist Patrick worked in USA, UK and Iraq before joining Sam McCauley Pharmacy Group in 1991. As the group began its aggressive expansion he became an equity participant and held a number of senior executive positons becoming Managing Director in 2007.
Working with the senior management team he grew the Sam McCauley Pharmacy Group from two stores in 1994 to 30 stores in 2016 with annualised revenues of over €80 million which employees in excess of 550 staff in over 30 locations around Ireland.
He has significant expertise in developing and managing high-performing teams with particular expertise in sales, marketing and operations functions within the retail, SMB and corporate segment.
Patrick holds a Diploma in Applied Finance from the IMI and is a board member of Retail Excellence Ireland, the largest retail organisation in Ireland.
Telephone: +353 87 286 1574
An accountant by training, Jim brings 40 years of extensive business experience to 6 Degrees Executive Search across a wide range of industries including pharmaceutical, medical, life sciences and not-for-profit. A results-driven senior executive with strong financial, analytical and legal skills he has an exceptional understanding of the laws of corporate governance, contract and limited companies.
As CEO of UniPhar plc he built a team that was responsible for the growth and development of the second largest pharmaceutical, medical and life sciences wholesale distribution business on the island of Ireland. His life sciences expertise is paired with strong business acumen, demonstrated by a successful career in executive management.
Since leaving Uniphar he has taken on a number of challenging consultancy roles with such diverse organisations as Sisk Healthcare, PC Group and DCU Educational Trust.
Throughout his career he has been at the forefront of hiring and selecting hundreds of executives citing that people are the most important component of any business.
Telephone: +353 87 224 1814
Liam Madden brings a wealth of senior executive experience to the firm. He understands business and the impact that talented people can have on an organisation. He is a results oriented executive with 30 years of experience providing strategic, fiscal and operational leadership in uniquely challenging situations.
He takes a collaborative approach with strong interpersonal skills to engage, motivate and encourage which allows him to partner with clients as a strategic consultant to identify leadership gaps, define key job requirements and develop search strategies that deliver high value candidates that fit.
A former senior manager with Bank of Ireland his career has spanned a myriad of large, dynamic organisations across financial, medical, leisure and architectural sectors. He has taken on a number of executive and non-executive roles and he is a former Irish President of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants. This experience gives him a well-rounded understanding of the factors that drive business success at every level.
Telephone: +353 86 2555186
Geraldine Stewart has almost 30 years pan-European investment management experience, predominantly with Fidelity Investments. She has demonstrated capability in building, developing and leading investment teams supporting a broad spectrum of funds on behalf of retail and institutional clients worldwide.
An ACMA, Geraldine Stewart’s early career was spent with Harvard Securities, NM Schroder and Fidelity in accounting roles before joining Fidelity’s European Equity Research Team where, over the next eight years she rotated through numerous industries and assignments. In 2002 Geraldine was promoted to Head of Pan-European Equity Research where she managed a team of 75 highly talented investment professionals and supporting functions. From 2007 to 2009 Geraldine was Head of Investments – Investments Solutions Group.
In 2011 Geraldine undertook accredited training and formalised her role as an Executive Coach. Geraldine has a genuine interest in supporting high performing businesses by leveraging human capital. Geraldine is involved in a number of business start-ups including The Analyst where she is a Partner and Principal Adviser.
Telephone: +353 86 3356845
Tom Kitt was a member of Dail Eireann (Irish parliament) from 1987 until his retirement in 2011 during which he gained a wealth of experience in many ministerial positions. His Ministerial portfolios included European Affairs, Overseas Aid, International Trade, Labour, E-|Government and Information Society. He also served in Cabinet for four years as Government Chief Whip, responsible for overseeing the legislative programme.
As Government Chief Whip, he organised and co-ordinated Government business and maintained communications and co-operation between the Government parties and also with opposition parties. As Irish Trade Minister, Tom led numerous successful global trade missions with Irish companies overseas.
This breadth of experience gives him a well-rounded understanding of the factors that drive business success at every level, as well as a deep commitment to meeting client needs. Tom understands business and the impact that talented people can have on an organisation. He is a former Director of Self Help Africa and Partner Africa and is the current Chairman of Gorta Self Help Africa.
Tom was closely involved in the Northern Ireland peace process negotiations and is currently a member of the Mediators Institute of Ireland.
Telephone: +353 87 243 1074
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