Niamh Townsend named as Dell’s new general manager for Ireland

15 Jul 2015

Dell has announced that Niamh Townsend is to be its new general manager in Ireland.

Niamh Townsend replaces Liam Halpin, who held the role since 2013, and who has moved on to the role of executive director of Dell Client Solutions for western Europe.

Townsend joined Dell in 2010 in the role of technical sales manager for UK Small Medium Business, and in 2012 moved into the role of senior sales manager.

Most recently, Townsend held the role of leader of Dell’s Enterprise Solution Team, where she was responsible for leading and motivating a team to grow Dell’s Enterprise Solution business in Ireland.

As general manager, she will be responsible for driving Dell’s business on the island of Ireland, delivering services, solutions and products to its clients in the public and private sector.

Before she joined Dell, Townsend held positions at Donnelly Fruit & Veg and Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

Dell, which employs approximately 2,500 people in Ireland, announced last month that it would be opening its first European internet of things (IoT) lab in Limerick.

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Brigid O Gorman is a former sub-editor of Silicon Republic.