29th January 2014
By Bryan T. Smyth
Global Reviews sets up European Headquarters
Global Reviews, an online customer experience intelligence and digital research company, today announced the opening of its European headquarters in Cork with the creation of 30 jobs over the next two years. The company will be seeking experienced professionals to join its Cork team, drive company growth and provide superior digital marketing and sales insights to its top tier clients around the world.
This project is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland.
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD said
“Big data is a sector which we have supported as part of our Action Plan for Jobs, and we put in place a number of measures to target opportunities, including establishing a technology centre in this area. Today’s announcement by Global Reviews shows the possibilities that exist in this sector. Here is a leading research and marketing company, using big data to improve its service, establishing a European HQ in Cork and 30 jobs. I wish them every success with this project and look forward to future growth”.
A spokesperson for Global Reviews said
“The opening of our European headquarters reflects our continued global expansion, and we are delighted to establish our organisation in Ireland. Global Reviews is a global leader in helping some of the best known and the largest ecommerce brands in the world optimise their digital marketing and online sales with unique insights about their potential customers,” said Nicholas Greig, European Regional Director, Global Reviews. “We chose Cork because of the city’s positive energy, the calibre of the local workforce, the fact that we have secured many Ireland based clients in the insurance, banking and retail ecommerce markets, as well as the ease of access to European markets.”
“We will be building an experienced team to support the continued growth of our pioneering consumer experience syndicated programmes. Our team in Cork will work closely with our head office in Melbourne and regional office in London.”
Welcoming the announcement, Barry O’Leary, CEO of IDA Ireland said,
“Global Reviews is an internationally recognised leader in data analytics and market intelligence technology. Global Reviews decision to establish their European HQ in Cork highlights the city’s reputation as a leading location from which to do business with Europe. I would like to offer Global Reviews the continued support of IDA Ireland.”