Barry’s earlier career was in human resource management. Educated at University College Dublin and the National College of Ireland, he joined Black & Decker Ireland Limited from a graduate development programme and progressed through to Human Resource Manager.
Barry has been a consultant and partner with MERC Partners since 1996. He subsequently worked as Industrial Relations Manager with an Aer Lingus subsidiary, prior to joining Ireland’s largest start-up organisation in the mid 1980s; Shamrock Apparel Limited, as Human Resource Director.
Previous to joining MERC Partners, he was General Manager Human Resources & Administration with Almarai Company Limited, an associate of the Masstock International Group. An experienced executive search consultant and management audit specialist, he has handled a multiplicity of resourcing assignments across a broad spectrum of industry and commerce, from chief executives to specialist roles and non-executive directors.
Barry is a member of the Irish Marketing Society and is an accredited mediator with the British Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is also a member of the European Council of the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC).
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