Fujitsu consults, designs, builds and operates innovative IT solutions and services, helping customers in Ireland realise the benefits of the connected economy. Here are some of the people that help make this a reality.
Tony O’Malley, CEO Fujitsu Ireland and Chairman of Fujitsu Ireland Limited board, leads its 350 plus team to provide innovative ICT services to the public and private sector in the Irish marketplace. In his role as CEO, he is committed to value creation and delivery for its customers and bringing forward Fujitsu’s vision to create a Human Centric Intelligent Society. He also oversees significant research programmes in Ireland in collaboration with Fujitsu Laboratories Japan in the area of Data Analytics and Healthcare systems for assisted living. He is a member of Fujitsu UK & Ireland Regional Leadership team tasked with driving responsible growth in the region.
He was appointed to the Dublin Chamber of Commerce’s Council in February 2016 and as a member he represents the interests of businesses in the Greater Dublin area and contributes to the ongoing work of the Chamber at a broad strategic level. He works on the Education, Dublin 2050 and Policy committees.
In 2017, Tony was appointed to the board of Technology Ireland. Technology Ireland is the leading representative body for the technology sector in Ireland and is the authoritative voice driving effective change for the sector.
He is a member of the Industry Advisory Committee for Insight, one of Europe’s largest data analytics research organisations and is also a member of IBEC and the Institute of Directors.
Tony served in the Irish Defence Forces from 1986 until 1998. Entering as a cadet, he was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant in 1988 beginning his career in the Communication and Information Services Corps. After serving overseas with the United Nations in Lebanon in 1995, Tony retired as a Captain from the Defence Forces to work in the private ICT sector.
He began his career with Fujitsu upon joining ICL computers in 1998 (acquired by Fujitsu in 2002) where he has held a variety of senior positions across delivery, consultancy, sales and account management and has over 25 years’ management experience. In his most recent role as Customer Accounts Director, Tony acted as the keystone of the leadership team with responsibility for the overall development of Fujitsu’s business in Ireland and the management of strategic relationships with its customers.
A Clare hurling and Munster Rugby season ticket holder, Tony is a keen sports fan and takes part in various sporting activities including triathlons’ and 10K races. He is married to Marguerite and has three children. Tony enjoys social media and can be found on both Twitter and LinkedIn where he regularly posts on the topic of digital transformation.
Ray joined Fujitsu in 1997 and has been Chief Financial Officer since 2002. He is a qualified accountant (FCCA) with over 20 year’s experience, and holds a first class honours MBA from Dublin City University.
In February 2013 Ray was elected to the Council of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce.
In 2015 Sinéad was appointed as Director for Project Delivery and Business & Application Services (BAS). In Project Delivery, Sinéad works with a qualified team of Project and Programme Managers and is responsible for the successful delivery of projects for our customers. In her role as Director for Business & Applications Services, Sinéad is responsible for driving the BAS vision to deliver an excellent quality of service to our customers for project and services. Sinéad will ensure that the BAS capabilities are positioned to execute against the vision through effective, governed delivery models and through the development of a fully engaged, enabled and motivated BAS team of resources. p>
Sinéad has a Bachelor of Science degree from UCD and has 25 years’ experience in the IT industry. She joined Amdahl as a developer is 1996. During her years in Amdahl, DMR and Fujitsu, Sinéad worked as a PRINCE2 and ITIL certified project manager across many industry sectors. In 2008, she was appointed as Head of Projects and Services leading a team of project and service delivery managers. In April 2013, Sinéad was appointed as the Business Support Director of Fujitsu Ireland where she had responsibility for Commercial & legal, Resource Management, Procurement and Governance, Risk & Compliance.
As Service Delivery Director David is responsible for the development of Fujitsu's Managed Service Offerings, integrating the capabilities of Fujitsu locally in Ireland with the Delivery Centres across the globe, our Hybrid Cloud and those of our partners.
David is responsible for the ongoing delivery of these services against stringent SLAs, for customers whose business is dependent on the availability and performance of the services they entrust to Fujitsu.
These individually tailored solutions enable our customers to achieve their global ambitions secure in the knowledge that they are supported by an innovative IT Services partner enabling them to securely access the latest technology innovations expertly integrated their legacy infrastructure and applications with the latest in Cloud based, virtualised infrastructure and networks.
David has over 30 years experience in the IT industry, beginning as a design engineer with STC Telecommunications before joining Amdahl as an engineer in 1989.
David was European IT Director for Amdahl from February 2000 through to the merger with the Fujitsu Services organisation in April 2004 when he became Head of Infrastructure Services.
David has a Telecommunications engineering degree and an MBA from the Open University.
Cathleen Doohan is the HR and Corporate Social Responsibility Director at Fujitsu in Ireland. Cathleen joined the company in 2008 and worked previously with companies such as Logica, Bayer, Verizon and, most recently, EDS.
Cathleen graduated from DCU where she specialised in HR in her business degree. Commenting on her appointment, Cathleen Doohan said that the legislation and corporate obligations surrounding the transfer of employment rights is an area in which she has a great interest; “Outsourcing non-core activities, especially in the ICT area, has become much more common place in Ireland as organisations seek to focus on their core business.
Fujitsu has an excellent track record in this area and is really focused on delivering the maximum opportunity for those that join the company in this way. For many transferring employment with niche IT skills, Fujitsu can provide career development.
John has some 23 years of experience in ICT with some 17 of those years with Fujitsu delivering solutions. He is Chief Technology Officer and sits on the Fujitsu CTO Council.
He sets the technology strategy for the local Fujitsu organisation which is highly influenced by Customer needs. He has a wide portfolio of interests at Fujitsu including real time computing and signalling, high performance computing, smart networks and radio technologies, analytics and organisational performance.
John led the design team that delivered the Mobile Virtual Network Enabler on behalf of Telefonica in Ireland which now supports Tesco Mobile, 48Months and giffgaff. John is qualified in Engineering (Electronics), Mathematics and Computer Applications. Johns forte is working with the customer, he enjoys understanding the challenges faced by Fujitsu Customers and leveraging the Fujitsu Global Organisation to deliver economic and innovative solutions.
Veronica Rahneberg is the Sales Director for Fujitsu Ireland and is responsible for the customer accounts, partner management, sales and marketing business. For the last 20 years Veronica has been customer facing in sales, consulting and pre-sales roles and primarily responsible for sales, growth and delivery activities.
Holding a BSc (Hons) degree in Computer Applications from Dublin City University, Veronica has been with Fujitsu for the past 14 years. Having lead the consulting practice and consulted with Fujitsu Ireland’s largest flagship accounts, Veronica then moved into Account Management, and was promoted to Account Director. A graduate of the Global Organisational Leadership Development (GOLD) programme, which is for the top 60 people in the company worldwide Veronica has an exceptional management and directive skill set. Prior to that Veronica was supporting sales and growing the consulting business for a software and consulting company across Asia, Australia and Europe.
With a broad expertise in strategic account management and an excellent knowledge of Fujitsu’s Global offerings, Veronica’s role as Sales Director allows her to deliver growth and add an additional layer of expertise to the senior management team of Fujitsu Ireland.
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