Network Mayo has announced that business leader, Robert Grealis will be the guest speaker at its October event – “Starting and growing your SME”. The event takes place in the Plaza Hotel in Westport at 7pm on Tuesday October 27, with registration, networking, and nibbles from 6.30pm. This event is aimed at sharing best practices and key learnings for SMEs based on Grealis' extensive experience across the sector as both an active leader and mentor.
Robert Grealis is the chairman and deputy CEO/chief financial officer of Team Horizon and has more than 20 years’ senior management experience in the service sector at CEO and COO/CFO level. Prior to joining Horizon, Grealis was the CEO of Lafferty Group - a major provider of advanced knowledge services for the financial industry worldwide, with particular specialisations in the fields of retail banking, cards, and payments. He has also led a very successful consultancy business providing strategic and developmental advice to service sector businesses throughout Europe across a number of industry sectors and served as a special advisor on enterprise development to LIT and as an Enterprise Ireland mentor. He is also the former CEO of Ireland West Airport Knock and divisional CFO/COO of Bunzl plc, the global support services group.
A business graduate from GMIT, he is a qualified accountant and a member of a number of professional bodies including the Institute of Leadership and Management.
Anyone wishing to attend can register at [email protected]. The event is free to Network Mayo members with a charge of €35 for non members. Any non-member who joins Network Mayo on the night will have the €35 deducted from the annual membership.