and mirror our client’s vision,
strategy and culture when we search
for the best candidate
As partners, we share strong and diverse networks. Our goal is to understand and mirror our client’s vision, strategy and culture when we search for the best candidate. We understand the criticality of each new role at senior level and the pressure clients feel to get it right. We stick to our promises and always deliver. Service is important and we remain accessible at any and all times throughout the search process. Our expertise spans the private, public, not-for-profit and education sectors. Our clients are blue-chip, multinational and Irish plc’s and recognise us as trusted advisers who deliver quality work and consistent results. Recent assignments include non-executive Board Director, CEO, CFO, CTO, COO, Group Business Development Director, Group Buying and Strategy Director, Group Commercial Director, Chief Economist, Group Head of HR, General Manager, Head of Distribution, Head of Sales, Head of Sponsorship, Sales & Marketing Director, President, Group Development Director, Vice President Corporate Funding, and Group Legal & Regulatory Director.
Claire founded Cronin Associates Executive Search in 2003 after a long career in marketing and management consulting. her career began in advertising and PR both on the client side in fashion retail and the agency side with Ogilvy & Mather PR and Brian Cronin & Associates Advertising, then Ireland’s sixth largest ad agency.
Claire worked in the United States in advertising in the 1980’s and later in the 1990’s as a management consulting in Monitor Company (New York office) before progressing to Vice President of Enterprise I.G, the leading corporate identity consulting firm, owned by WPP plc. She was founder and Chairman of Ebid Limited, Ireland’s first online auction site, before forming Cronin Associates Executive Search in 2003.
Claire is on the Harvard Business School European Leadership Council and is a former Vice President on the Harvard Business School Alumni Board of Directors where she earned her MBA. While at Harvard, Claire was awarded the Wall Street Leadership Award. Claire is a Trustee of Holy Child School in Killiney and also of the charity, Right2Sight. She is a former non-executive Director of the Ireland Fund. Claire lives in Sandycove, Dublin with her two daughters.
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