CORK and DUBLIN, Ireland, June 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ —
Global Shares today announced the appointment of Seán Quill as the new Managing Director for Ireland.
Prior to his new position in Global Shares, Seán served as a Principal within the Talent business in Mercer Ireland, as well as having acted as the Market Business Leader for Talent for a number of years. With over 17 years of experience, Seán is renowned as one of Ireland’s top experts in the design and implementation of Irish employee share schemes. Having acted as a taxation manager for one of the top four accountancy firms earlier in his career, he is also a skilled advisor for the taxation of employee benefits. Leaving a job of such prominence with Mercer Ireland is a significant move for Seán however, it also demonstrates the value Global Shares is bringing to the Irish share scheme market with their software and service offering. As the only Irish firm providing software specific to managing Irish share schemes, Global Shares are seen as the leading professionals of this specialised industry, not only in Ireland, but globally.
Seán, in his new Global Shares role, will head business development as Managing Director for Ireland. As one of the country’s leading share scheme experts, he will primarily focus on expanding the scope of Global Shares’ offering within Ireland, with particular emphasis on APSS plan design and support along with providing general scheme advice.
“Indigenous Irish and foreign companies approach Global Shares to manage both their Irish and global share schemes due to our reputation as industry leaders. Not only are we winning more and more clients, we are also attracting top industry experts such as Seán Quill. I am extremely pleased to welcome Seán to the Global Shares team as Managing Director, Ireland and am confident that he will have a significant impact to our increasing success in Ireland,” said Tim Houstoun, CEO at Global Shares.
“I am delighted to be joining Global Shares at this exciting time. In the current climate of ever increasing cost constraints, clients are striving to deliver, and explain the value of equity awards to their employees. With their client first approach coupled with their delivery of their first class equity technology, I believe that Global Shares are uniquely placed to meet these needs,” said Seán Quill, Managing Director, Ireland at Global Shares.
The Clonakilty headquartered company also announced today the opening of a new office in Dublin. This expansion will further enhance Global Shares’ presence in the Irish region. Seán will be based in the new Dublin office which will deal with all Irish employee share schemes.
Notes – About Global Shares:
Global Shares is an international Software-as-a-Service company headquartered in Ireland, specializing in employee equity software solutions, with over 1 million users in 100 countries worldwide. Global Shares helps public and private companies to manage every aspect of their Employee Share Plans, providing stock plan administrators with a fully-automated, customizable and compliant solution, as well as expert support services. With over 80 staff and offices in London, Lisbon, New York, California and Brazil, our highly skilled team of software developers & qualified equity professionals have developed this market-leading software in-house and are now releasing it to an ever increasing portfolio of clients. Since its launch in 2015 the new Global Shares equity administration platform has been extraordinarily well received internationally, catapulting the company into the industry spotlight. With the company’s new regulated status Global Shares is forecast to grow substantially in 2016 and beyond.