Fergal Keys

Senior Partner
IT & Business Transformation | Executive

The Panel corporate portrait - Feargal Keys

Fergal Keys is a Senior Partner with The Panel and heads up our specialist IT & Business Transformation recruitment practice, joining The Panel in 2006 to set up what was then called The IT Panel.

Fergal  personally looks after the Executive level recruitment across the IT and Business Transformation space. He carries out numerous search and selection engagements for clients based in Ireland, UK, Europe and the US as well as FDI companies looking to establish or expand their operations in Ireland.

Prior to joining The Panel, Fergal had a successful career working at a senior level in IT and operations. Roles included working as Head of IT Europe for the leasing company GE Woodchester and subsequently as COO for Off Air Electronics (a privately held telco business).  This mix of hands on practical IT experience allied with his near 15 years recruitment experience have made Fergal the recruitment partner of choice for a wide range of organisations from large international PLCs to privately held SMEs.

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