Tuesday, 5 May 2015

HP opens new Innovation Centre at Ballybrit, Co. Galway

HP opened its new Innovation Centre in Galway. An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and John Hinshaw, HP’s Chief Customer Officer and Executive Vice President, Technology & Operations, officially opened the new centre with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

Employing 700 highly skilled engineers the new state-of-the-art facility confirms Galway’s status as a Centre of Excellence within HP globally focusing on software research and development, OpenStack cloud technology and business service innovation.

“Our customers need technology enabled solutions to differentiate their businesses from their competition,” said John Hinshaw. “The research and development investments we are making in Ireland will ensure HP is leading the way with innovative solutions for our customers’ future.”

“This is an exciting and proud day for all HP employees in Ireland,” said Martin Murphy, Managing Director, HP Ireland. “This new Innovation Centre demonstrates HP’s commitment to Ireland, our investment in high-tech jobs, strong links with Irish universities and contribution to the economy nationally and regionally.”

2015 is HP’s 44th year in Ireland, tracing its history back to the site of its original manufacturing facility in Ballybrit in Galway. In the years since, HP Ireland has evolved from a predominantly manufacturing base into a diverse operation that delivers next generation technology and research and development as well as financial services, customer services, and sales and marketing.

HP currently has 40 vacancies in high-tech positions at the new Innovation Centre in Galway. Details of these vacancies can be found here: www.hp.com/jobs