Business Consultants Ireland Ascent Associate: Helping your company grow.
Ascent Associate LTD was founded by Kieran Sheahan.
Kieran has worked over 35 years in industry in various disciplines and industries including Retail, E Tail, Distribution, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, Consumer Electronics, B2B and B2C. His career initially started in Purchasing where he was involved in Global negotiations and he held various positions as Buyer, Lead Negotiator, Purchasing Manager and European Purchasing Manager in various Multi Nationals.
He has worked in the field of restructuring and downsizing companies with a view to controlling costs and maximising economies of scale.
This led to Kieran re-locating to Boston, London and Brussels where he worked overseas for 13 years. Kieran has worked in Business Development partnering with North American, Asian and European companies to help develop their European sales and he held various Global positions as Key Account Manager, Sales Director, Business Development Director and CEO of these companies. He recruited and trained sales teams to help support the growth and development of these companies.
Later some of these companies were acquired by major organisations as a result of their European success.
Kieran also set up the Back Office support structure including Warehousing, Logistics, Technical Support Centre and Finance to support the various companies.
Throughout Kieran’s career he has helped mentor, coach and develop people and he has a serious passion for developing people and bringing out the best in them.
He understands the importance in having the right team in place and how critical a role people play in the success in a company.