• The InterSearch Ireland Team

    InterSearch Ireland has been operating in the Irish Market since 1996, recruiting Executive and Management roles for Multinationals and SMEs across diverse industry sectors.
     
  • The InterSearch Ireland Team

    InterSearch Ireland has been operating in the Irish Market since 1996, recruiting Executive and Management roles for Multinationals and SMEs across diverse industry sectors.
     
  • The InterSearch Ireland Team

    InterSearch Ireland has been operating in the Irish Market since 1996, recruiting Executive and Management roles for Multinationals and SMEs across diverse industry sectors.
     

Appointing to senior management and leadership roles in Ireland and abroad, InterSearch Ireland continuously explores the Senior Management Talent Pools to target and fill Leadership positions for our client’ organisation. We provide opportunities for prospective leaders for career advancement using our international network of InterSearch global partners to complete search assignments in the following sectors:

  • Medical Device
  • Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology
  • Lifesciences
  • Manufacturing
  • Food/Dairy
  • Automotive
  • Healthcare/Hospitals
  • Education/Universities
  • Research Institutes
  • Central Government
  • Charity
  • Not for Profit

Positions we appoint to include

  • Board Level Management
  • Presidents
  • Vice Presidents
  • Managing Directors
  • Chief Executive Officers
  • General Manager
  • Directors
  • Middle Management
  • Head of Department
  • Deans
  • Professors/Chairs
  • Senior Lecturers
Operations, Quality, Sales, Engineering, Supply Chain, HR, Plant/Site Management, R&D, IT, Finance, Estates, Academia, Finance, Research, Fundraising, Communications, Alumni Relations

The InterSearch Ireland Team

  • Micheál Coughlan
    Micheál Coughlan
    Managing Partner
micheal@intersearch.ie
  • Stephanie Ryan
    Stephanie Ryan
    Executive Search Consultant
stephanie@intersearch.ie
  • Anthony Carrig
    Anthony Carrig
    Executive Search Consultant
anthony@intersearch.ie
  • Ciara Greene
    Ciara Greene
    Executive Search Researcher
ciara@intersearch.ie
  • Margaret Killian
    Margaret Killian
    Executive Search Researcher
margaret@intersearch.ie
  • Vitória Oliveira
    Vitória Oliveira
    Executive Search Researcher
vitoria@intersearch.ie
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Micheál Coughlan
Managing Partner

Micheál began his career with InterSearch Ireland in 1996, becoming Managing Partner in 2010. He has mainly worked with private sector clients, both multinational and SMEs designing and implementing recruitment strategies for leadership and management appointments. His key strengths are supporting manufacturing organisations with Site Leader and Head of Function roles. Many of his assignments involve international executive search, sourcing talent globally for executive/management vacancies in Ireland. He also supports clients located in Ireland seeking to appoint talent in international operations. Micheál has project managed successful appointments in 20+ Countries.

He is the initiator of the InterSearch Life Sciences & Healthcare Practice Group, supporting clients and candidates within the pharmaceutical, medical technologies and healthcare sectors. Micheál joined the Academy team in 2013 where he is responsible for training and development of talent within the InterSearch Worldwide organisation. Micheál joined the InterSearch Worldwide Board of Directors in 2017 where he is responsible for the strategic direction and successful operation of the global network, with particular focus on building capability within the global practice group structure.

Micheál holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from NUI Galway and a master’s degree in human resources management from the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Stephanie Ryan
Executive Search Consultant

Stephanie has worked with InterSearch since 2005 and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to each assignment. She coordinates client assignments, predominantly in the private sector area with both multinational and SMEs. She liaises internally with the Partner, Researcher and Administrator to ensure each executive search assignment is delivered to a high standard. Stephanie reviews all potential candidates and assesses them against the criteria agreed with the client. She maintains regular communication with both clients and candidates during each assignment to ensure maximum engagement and information sharing.

A graduate from University College Dublin, Stephanie holds an Honours Degree in Economics & Politics, a Masters in Economic Science and a Higher Diploma in Education.

Anthony Carrig
Executive Search Consultant

Anthony joined InterSearch in December 2013 and is one of the company’s Executive Search Consultants. After 8+ years in executive search and selection, he brings a wealth of Knowledge and expertise to each assignment. Working mainly with Private Sector Clients, he has been involved in the recruitment of Senior Management and Director level positions within Manufacturing, Medical Device, Automotive and Pharmaceutical sectors.

As a Consultant, Anthony identifies potential candidates in respect of a broad range of senior-level client assignments. His experience encompasses sourcing site Leaders and Head of Function roles across broader Manufacturing and Life science Industries.

Anthony holds a Bachelor of Business (Honours) Management in Tourism and Sport from Athlone Institute of Technology.

Ciara Greene
Executive Search Researcher

Ciara began working at InterSearch Ireland in 2021 after graduating from University College Dublin.

As a Researcher, Ciara selects possible candidates and initiates contact with them for a variety of senior-level client projects. She keeps in daily contact with the Consultants to ensure that each executive search assignment is handled to a high standard. Ciara has been involved in the recruitment within Manufacturing, Medical Device, and Pharmaceutical sectors. She also manages the company’s social media outlets, website, and internal databases.

Qualifications:
Ciara holds a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Information & Social Computing and Modern Irish from University College Dublin.

Margaret Killian
Executive Search Researcher

Margaret has joined InterSearch in 2021 as part of an internship working as an Executive Search Researcher.

Margaret is in the third year of a bachelor’s degree program in business at the Athlone Campus of TUS (Technological University of the Shannon)

Margaret identifies potential candidates and makes initial approaches for a wide range of senior-level client assignments particularly in the Manufacturing, Medical Device, Food and Pharmaceutical sectors.

Margaret communicates with the Executive Search Consultant on a regular basis to ensure that each executive search assignment is completed to a high standard.

Vitória Oliveira
Executive Search Researcher

Vitoria joined InterSearch Ireland as an Executive Search Researcher in December 2021 as part of her college placement internship.

Vitoria is in her third year of a Bachelor of Business Studies degree program at the Technological University of the Shannon, Athlone campus. She is responsible for coordinating research to identify the long-list of target organisations and candidates.

Fluent in Portuguese and English, Vitoria has a passion to liaise with clients and candidates especially connected with Brazil and other Portuguese speaking regions in the world. Her recruitment focus includes medical device, food and general manufacturing industries.

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