Sponsors - Irish Early Career Awards
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KBC Bank Sponsor Irish Early Career Awards

Title Sponsor: KBC Bank

At KBC we do banking differently. Through our award winning products, unique hubs and digital first customer centric strategy we are committed to offering a real banking alternative to Irish Consumers. KBC Bank Ireland is the digital frontrunner of KBC Group, one of Europe’s most recognisable financial institutions.


We recognise and respect the importance of our role in society and creating a great place to work for all employees. Through our sustainability programme we share this vision for better, brighter communities, support innovation, and strive for long-term sustainable impact. The success of KBC Bank Ireland’s sustainability programme is driven by employees who dedicate their time and talent to important causes across entrepreneurship, financial literacy, environmental responsibility, and health & wellbeing.


As we strive to develop the future leaders within KBC we are proud to be title sponsors of the Irish Early Career Awards, recognising all of Ireland’s early career achievers.

Title Sponsor: Lincoln Recruitment Specialists

Like us, you are ambitious: you know exactly where you want to go, and we can help you get there. Like you, we are collegiate: we are a recruitment agency who shares your experience and expertise.


Lincoln Recruitment Specialists are an industry leader in talent selection in the Irish market. We help candidates access high impact careers across our specialist areas: Accounting, Finance, Legal, IT, Sales & Marketing, Engineering, Construction and HR. We also help organisations big and small source, recruit, retain and manage the highly skilled talent they need to succeed and grow in an increasingly competitive world.


We are proud title sponsors of the Irish Early Career Awards, recognising Ireland’s early career achievers.




Category Sponsor: Consulting & Advisory Professional of the Year

Pathfinder is a team of highly skilled professionals who are dedicated to helping leaders and their teams, maximise the performance and potential in their business and in themselves.


Often, we are either working with clients to resolve ongoing struggles they may have with business performance or we are working with them to deliver on their growth ambitions. We compliment senior teams for a period of time, where Pathfinder personnel work alongside client teams, committing to and delivering the outcomes required. We work in a way that builds confidence among the team to act and address the challenges of delivering the business’s objectives. We deliberately approach all engagements in a structured manner that ensures we leave our clients teams in better condition than they were before we arrived; skills transfer and sustainability is central to our approach.


We remain committed to our client engagements until the results are achieved.


We are proud to sponsor the Early Career – Consulting and Advisory Professional of the Year category.

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Category Sponsor: IT & Tech Professional of the Year

Datalex is a market leader in digital commerce for travel retail for airlines. Our Commerce Platform is transforming the travel industry, enabling a travel marketplace of over one billion shoppers covering every corner of the globe, driven by some of the world’s most innovative airline retail brands. Our customers include Aer Lingus, Lufthansa Group, Air China, JetBlue, Virgin Australia, Brussels Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines and Air Malta.


We are a global team of collaborative, creative and courageous minds from over 20 nationalities in six locations across four continents. Using leading-edge, digital commerce and cognitive technologies, Datalex is shaping the future of travel retail, redefining the industry and serving the needs of today’s digital consumer.


We are proud to sponsor the Early Career – IT & Tech professional of the Year category.

Willis Towers Watson Irish Early Career Awards

Willis Towers Watson


Category Sponsor: HR Professional of the Year

Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW ) is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees in more than 140 territories, with over 580 associates in Ireland spread across offices in Dublin, Belfast, Cork, Galway and Limerick. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimise benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals.


A History of Shared Values

A strong client focus, an emphasis on teamwork, unwavering integrity, mutual respect and a constant striving for excellence are the values at the core of Willis Towers Watson’s rich history. Many of our clients have been with us from our earliest days. Whether they first came to us for brokerage services, our HR consultancy services, or actuarial and investment work, they were met with respect, a strong sense of advocacy and an emphasis on excellence. These values will continue to define our approach to business and our relationship with our clients, now and in the future.


Our service offering
Our services fall into the following three distinct business segments:

■ Corporate risk and broking – risk advice and insurance broking services which help clients identify and quantify the risks facing their business and then develop strategies and solutions to manage that exposure.

■ Human capital and benefits – consulting and solutions around all aspects of employee benefits and rewards, employee wellbeing, executive compensation and talent management.

■  Investment, risk and reinsurance – a comprehensive suite of solutions to help clients manage and measure risk and capital, through investment advice, advanced analytics, structuring and completing transactions, issuing securities and placing risk.


We are proud to sponsor the Early Career – HR Professional of the Year category.

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RSM Ireland


Category Sponsor: Accounting Professional of the Year

At RSM, we are always looking for leaders of the future. Our graduate programmes will give you the training and support you need to reach your goals and unlock a future that’s packed with new experiences. We run graduate programmes in each of our core business areas so you can choose the one that’s right for you. So, whether you join us in audit, tax, transaction advisory, restructuring or management consulting, you’ll enjoy a powerful combination of on-the-job learning and structured training; not to mention an impressive client list to work with. When you join our team, you’ll also discover a culture that nurtures individuality and celebrates fresh thinking and work in an environment where everyone is supported to reach their potential. As the sixth largest accounting network and with a global network that spans more than 120 countries, RSM offers you a world of opportunity to expand your horizons.



We don’t just look for good exam results. We think passion, personality and originality are just as important.  We are happy to consider applications from a wide range of disciplines – business, finance, engineering, law, science etc. What is really important to us, is that you have a genuine interest to become a truly great business advisor.



We are proud to sponsor the Early Career – Accounting Professional of the Year category.

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Reddy Charlton


Category Sponsor: Legal Professional of the Year

Reddy Charlton was founded in 1908 and since then our business has been built on the ambition to exceed our clients’ expectations.  We know that this can only be achieved by taking the time to understand our clients and sharing their goals.


Despite our long heritage Reddy Charlton continues to adapt and is a dynamic, responsive legal firm, staffed with young, proactive lawyers, with an impressive range of talent.


The firm has been the recipient of the Dublin Law Firm of the Year award at the Irish Law Awards in both 2015 and 2016.


How to we do it?  We only act for clients for whom we feel a personal commitment. We seek pragmatic solutions bearing in mind the interests of all sides; we think beyond the conventional to find a balanced solution.


Reddy Charlton provides the full range of legal services that are needed by business and business people.


We are proud to sponsor the Early Career – Legal Professional of the Year category.

Interested in sponsorship opportunities for the Irish Early Career Awards?