The key driver of the Ibec regional business agenda are the Regional Executive Committees (REC) in the Mid West and Kerry. Committee members are at chief executive level. The Regional Executive Committees (REC) are elected on a biannual basis and are comprised of representatives of a cross-section of member companies in the region. The Mid-West regional president is Mr Pat Keatign, CEO Shannon Foynes Port Company.
Ibec Mid-West HR Managers' Forum
The Ibec Mid West HR Forum is an informal network of HR specialists from Ibec member companies in the Mid West region. It plays an important role in ensuring all Ibec members are kept up-to-date with best practice and legislative changes. The purpose of the forum is to discuss human resource related subject areas of interest to HR practitioners in the region. The forum allows for an exchange of information and the sharing of best practice. Recent forums topics include redundancy legislation, business continuity planning, developing workplace agreements and The National Employment Rights Authority (NERA) inspections.
In addition to the HR Manager's Forum, members have regular opportunities to network locally with peers, to share information and best practice. Ibec Mid West hosts regional briefings and seminars on critical business issues.