Stephen McGivern has joined the Board of Intact as a Non-Executive Director.
The appointment was announced this week by Justin Lawless, CEO of the Dundalk-headquartered ERP systems providers that currently employ 184 across Ireland and the UK.
Intact work largely with merchant, wholesale and distribution businesses, providing perfect-fit business software and technology solutions. Known as ERP systems, Enterprise Resource Planning enables businesses to better manage, automate and scale their operations.
A Director of EIIS Management Limited, which manages Goodbody EIIS Funds, Stephen McGivern is also a consultant with Baker Tilly in Dublin, where he was a partner for nine years.
Specialist in EIIS Funds and corporate finance, McGivern is a non-executive director to a number of companies, assisting with strategic plans and funding.
Stephen McGivern has vast experience working with growing Irish companies like McArdle Skeath Ltd, Walsh Whiskey and PJ Rigney Distillery & International Brands Ltd, the makers of Gunpowder Gin. His direction and advice will assist Intact with its significant future growth plans for both domestic and international markets, CEO, Justin Lawless, says.
Intact is embarking on a strategic growth phase, with the recent opening of a new North London headquarters for the UK, as well as a new regional office in Cork. The software firm currently employs 184 people. There are plans to increase headcount by over 100 per year, for the next three years, including graduate recruitment. This will facilitate enhanced client service on the ground, locally, as well as European and global growth planning.
Annual turnover, currently in the region of €17 million, has grown over 500% in the last ten years, with more than 60% growth anticipated in the coming year.
Intact is targeting 5,000 new users annually for its integrated software and technology solutions in its target verticals of product-focused distribution and wholesale businesses.