Paul Rellis, managing director, Microsoft Ireland
Paul Rellis was appointed managing director of Microsoft Ireland in December 2007. In this role, he is responsible for Microsoft Corporation’s business in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland and also represents Microsoft on all strategic policy and communications issues in Ireland. Prior to being appointed MD, Paul was the managing director for Microsoft’s European, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Operations Centre, based in Sandyford, Co Dublin. His role included overseeing Microsoft’s channel partners, supply chain, finance and order management across the region. The EMEA Operations Center services 131 countries across five time zones.