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Gerry McDermott

Cost-effective & confidential HR advice & guidance

Gerry McDermott is the Managing Director of the business and has over 42 years’ experience of working in HR management.

Originally from Belfast, Gerry spent the early part of his career working in the Health Service including a number of years with the Royal Group of Hospitals as its Management Development and Training Manager. Here, he and his team designed and delivered management training programmes for the 5,000 strong workforce.

After relocating to Co Tyrone, Gerry was appointed to a number of senior HR positions with national and international businesses which involved managing HR teams in multiple sites and in several countries. These included Coats Viyella, Balcas Timber and Kingspan Plc.  He spent 9 years as the HR Director for Kingspan Water & Energy.

Gerry has gained significant expertise in all aspects of HR Management including HR strategy, recruitment and selection, management development & training, employee engagement, performance management, employee relations and redundancies.

He has a Masters Degree in Business Administration and is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

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