Ibec Appoints New Executive Director of People and Culture

May 28, 2024

Ibec, the group representing Irish business, has announced the appointment of Caimin Keane as their new Executive Director of People & Culture. Caimin will be responsible for developing and executing a human resource strategy that supports and helps deliver Ibec’s ambitious goals. Ibec is Ireland’s largest lobby and business representative group and has over 300 employees with six regional offices, a Brussels office, and an extensive international network in the UK and US.


Speaking about his appointment, Caimin Keane said:

“I am delighted to be joining Ibec at this exciting time of growth. I look forward to continuing the great work in HR and organizational development by creating an environment that connects our people with Ibec’s purpose. We aim to create compelling career opportunities through our unique suite of services, products, and networks. The future success of Ibec will involve harnessing the strength of the collective, ensuring our people have the right skills and capabilities so they can continue to deliver Ibec’s impact for our members, sectors, stakeholders, and society.”


Caimin is an experienced HR and business leader. He was previously the HR Director at Deloitte for the Consulting, Financial Advisory, and Risk Advisory Businesses. Before Deloitte, Caimin held several HR leadership positions within the financial services sector, including roles at Davy Group and Bank of Ireland. He also served in the Irish Defence Forces as an Army Officer in various roles across operational, supply chain, and organizational HR divisions, and completed several UN peacekeeping missions in the Middle East and Balkans.


Ibec Deputy CEO and COO, Liam O’Donoghue said:

“Caimin’s appointment and the creation of the Executive Director role for People and Culture demonstrate Ibec’s commitment to organisational growth and the development of our people. It is always our goal to create an environment where people can develop their careers with a strong sense of purpose. Caimin’s appointment will further enhance our ability to achieve this. He has an impressive track record in all aspects of strategic HR and will be a fantastic addition to Ibec.”