IIC Partners Chair Named One of Ireland’s Most Powerful Women

IIC Partners Chair Named One of Ireland’s Most Powerful Women

Ruth Curran, IIC Partners Chair Named One of Ireland's Most Powerful Women

Ruth Curran joins community of Ireland’s most iconic women leaders

New York, NY – 2 July, 2018 – We are pleased to announce Ruth Curran, Managing Partner, MERC Partners; Global Chair, IIC Partners has been named a Women's Executive Network (WXN) 2018 Ireland’s Most Powerful Women: Top 25 Award Winner.

On June 14, the Women’s Executive Network (WXN) acknowledged Ms. Curran as one of 25 of Ireland’s most influential and successful women for their achievements.

Every year the Women’s Executive Network (WXN) identifies and celebrates the outstanding work of 25 Irish women.  These are women who, by their success, encourage others to follow, be ambitious and to succeed.  

“We are celebrating 25 of Ireland’s highest achieving women in diverse fields,” said Sherri Stevens, CEO of WXN. “All 25 are role models for the generations who will follow – which is why it’s very important to recognise and celebrate their great achievements,” Mrs. Stevens concluded.

Ruth Curran was recognised as an Indeed Business Leader and this Award is for women who hold the most senior positions in Ireland’s largest companies. These women have made a significant contribution to business in their leadership roles in 2017, whether they oversee growth, lead fast-paced innovation, increase diversity in their business, role model for others, or break boundaries within their sector. Nominees must hold a position at the Executive Director level or higher and report directly to the CEO/Managing Director.

Christine Hayward, Executive Director of IIC Partners commented, “Congratulations to Ruth Curran on this incredible and much deserved achievement. In her role as Global Chair for IIC Partners, her leadership inspires and encourages our search professionals around the world to serve their clients better. She is a role model to others demonstrating how to successfully manage a thriving business while at the same time being devoted to helping leading organisations find talent for critical executive and non-executive positions.”

About IIC Partners

IIC Partners Executive Search Worldwide (www.iicpartners.com) is a top ten global executive search organisation with 50 offices in 33 countries. All IIC Partners member firms are independently owned and managed and are clear leaders in local and national markets, allowing solutions for client's organisational leadership, assessment and talent management requirements. For more information, please visit www.iicpartners.com or contact Christine Hayward, Executive Director, at [email protected].


WXN creates and delivers innovative networking, mentoring, professional and personal development to inform, inspire, connect and recognise our community of over 22,000 smart women and their organisations in the pursuit of excellence. WXN enables our Partners and Corporate Members to become and to be recognised as employers of choice and leaders in the advancement of women. WXN currently has more than 2,000 members in Ireland, where it’s been established for 11 years.




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