Meet the Management Team

The world of work is always changing and evolving. We're at the cutting edge of the recruitment industry, and it's the great people who work here that make our business a success. ManpowerGroup Ireland is led by a number of highly experienced and innovative business professionals.

Meet the Ireland Management Team


John Galvin, Managing Director Ireland

John joined ManpowerGroup Ireland in 2014 with over 17 years’ experience in the Workforce Solutions and Engineering industries.

Since 2018 John is Country Manager for ManpowerGroup Ireland, overseeing business operations in Ireland for ManpowerGroup's brands (Manpower Ireland, Right Management Ireland and Experis Ireland). John is responsible for the professional business across Ireland and is executive sponsor to a number of our major outsourced clients in the IT and Life Science sectors.

John has broad management & operations experience with Recruitment Organizations in both EMEA and Australia. Mentoring teams based across multiple offices and locations providing leadership to teams in a variety of sectors including Engineering, Pharmaceutical & Medical Device, Finance & Accounting, Logistics & Supply Chain, Legal & Compliance, Insurance, Multilingual, HR, IT and Sales & Marketing.

His previous experience is within the Engineering Sector for 6 years as a Laser Systems Engineer working in an R&D environment whilst also designing, installing and servicing OEM equipment on site with multinational clients worldwide.

Jonny Edgar, Director of Operations

Jonny joined ManpowerGroup Ireland in 2006 and in his time with the organisation has worked across the full suite of Group brands including Manpower, Experis, Tapfin, Right Management & Proservia. As Director of Operations, Jonny is currently responsible for driving operational performance and identifying opportunities for continuous improvement in terms of how we deliver workforce solutions to our clients within the changing world of work.

Focused on Ireland, Jonny nonetheless partners with colleagues around the world, often delivering a local or regional element of a global contract.

Stephen Keane, Financial Director

Stephen has been with ManpowerGroup since April 2002, and has previously held the position of Financial Controller with the group. With more than 20 years’ experience within the Finance departments of various industries including Financial Services, Communications, FMCG and Service industries. 

Stephen has the responsibility of overseeing ManpowerGroup’s day to day finance activities including the reporting, payables, receivables and treasury functions.

Olivia Kehoe, Head of Human Resources

Olivia is Head of Human Resources for ManpowerGroup Ireland and also Country Leader for Right Management. She has almost 20 years’ experience in HR, 15 years of which are within the recruitment industry where she has worked with a wide variety of both local and international companies.

In her role as Head of HR, Olivia is responsible strategic planning, compensation and benefits, employee relations/ legal, TUPE transfers and ensuring best in practice HR policy in the provision of our flexible workforces.

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Paul Howard, Marketing Manager

Paul Howard joined ManpowerGroup Ireland and Right Management Ireland as Marketing Manager in 2020. Paul has a range of previous roles in both the large & SME companies having worked for companies like American Express, Unilever, True Potential, Horizon and in the Gaming Sector.

Paul has worked in both Product and Services marketing and works closely with Regional and Global marketing teams to promote the latest in ManpowerGroup insights to the Irish market. Paul manages all brand marketing activities at ManpowerGroup Ireland including Manpower, Experis and Right Management.