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Mark O'Donnell

Managing Partner

Mark is Managing Partner of Odgers Berndtson in Ireland.

He specialises in high-level executive searches and appointments of senior management appointments from Head of Function to Board level across a range of industries and functions. He is particularly focused on assisting clients in the Consumer, Financial Services, Technology, Arts and Sports sectors. He is considered a leading consultant in the recruitment of all C suite positions in particular CEO, CFO, HRD, Marketing and Commercial Directors. Additionally, Mark leads our assessment practice where he is passionate about assisting clients to assess and develop their talent.

Mark began his career in Financial Services working with Global Asset Management in Dublin and Schroders Investment Bank in Australia. Prior to joining Odgers Berndtson, Mark was a Director in the Consulting arm of KPMG and subsequently joined the Consulting Division of Deloitte as Director where he focused on Strategy, Operations and Human Capital.

Mark holds an honours degree in HRM and Accountancy while also holding Diplomas in Coaching, Learning and Development and Workplace Psychology. Mark is a certified Level A and B BPS practitioner. He has had a book on Succession Planning published and is a regular speaker at conferences as well as being a guest lecturer in University College Dublin’s Michael Smurfit Business School.

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