|Realex Payments to create 50 new jobs|
Press release 19th September 2012
Taoiseach Mr. Enda Kenny T.D., opens Realex Payments new Dublin city centre offices today as the payment company announced plans to create 50 new jobs.
The Taoiseach Mr. Enda Kenny T.D., officially opened Realex Payments new city centre office today and welcomed the company’s announcement of the creation 50 new jobs.
Realex Payments announced today it plans to accelerate expansion in the Irish and international markets and will create 50 new jobs. The company currently employs 120 people and plans to increase this number to 170 by the end of next year.
Speaking at Realex Payments offices the Taoiseach said “The Government's unyielding focus is to make Ireland the best small country in the world for business. Realex Payments exemplifies the type of company that will be central to the recovery of our economy. It is a company that is at the forefront of innovation, opening new markets, increasing export sales across the globe, and securing economic growth and jobs here at home”.
The Taoiseach also wished Realex Payments every success with their continued expansion and offered the continued support of the Irish Government into the future.
Realex Payments founder and CEO, Colm Lyon said “we are delighted to be here in Dublin’s Silicon Docks, as this area has become known. The new office has given us the opportunity to invest more in our learning and research development and to create a compelling workplace where people love to excel. Our growth over the last 18 months has accelerated significantly in the international markets and with this we need to build the team. We have several major products under development as well as plans to expand further overseas."
Colm also acknowledged the “excellent support of Enterprise Ireland” and that of the Taoiseach for “helping to build the environment where indigenous Irish firms can continue to grow.”
Commenting on the jobs announcement, CEO of Enterprise Ireland Frank Ryan said: "Enabling e-business is an exciting and very important opportunity for the Irish economy with significant potential for export and employment growth. Realex Payments is a prime example of the ambitious Irish companies that are driving export growth in this sector. With its innovative, quality services, Realex Payments has pursued a successful internationalisation strategy that has led to increased employment in Ireland with this latest and very welcome expansion in Dublin. I warmly congratulate them on their on-going success and Enterprise Ireland looks forward to continuing to support Realex Payments as it grows internationally."
The roles are across a number of areas including IT, product management, business development and customer operations. The majority of these full time roles will be based in their new offices on Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, which was officially opened today by the Taoiseach.
To view a video of the occasion, see here: http://www.independent.ie/video/video-business/enda-kenny-opens-realex-payment-offices-in-dublin-3235185.html.