2nd June 2016
100 new hires will be based in the newly renovated offices in Dublin
Datalex, the Dublin-based digital commerce travel software company, is to create 200 jobs across its global divisions over the next eighteen months. The recruitment drive includes 100 new roles at its newly renovated offices in East Point Business Park, Dublin, with the remaining positions to be created across global office locations including Beijing, Atlanta and Manchester.
Datalex, a publicly listed company trading on the Irish Stock Exchange is a recognised global market leader in digital travel commerce. Its software enables a travel marketplace of over one billion shoppers covering every corner of the globe, driven by some of the world’s most innovative airline and travel retail brands such as Aer Lingus, Air China and JetBlue Airways.
Datalex Chief Executive Officer, Aidan Brogan, said: “This is an exciting time of growth for our business. In response to the significant global demand for our digital commerce platform, we are looking for the very best talent to deliver the next evolution of digital travel commerce. We are actively recruiting globally and throughout Ireland for highly skilled senior software developers, architects, analysts, project managers and many other roles.”
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD, welcomed the news. Speaking at the announcement the Minister said: “Today’s Datalex announcement that it is expanding and creating 100 jobs in Ireland and a further 100 jobs in its global offices is very welcome. I am particularly pleased that this expansion will provide 100 high quality skilled jobs for the Irish economy. Only a strong economy supporting people at work can pay for the services needed to create a fair society. Datalex is a tremendous Irish success story with many of the world's major airlines using the software platform. The Government through Enterprise Ireland looks forward to continued engagement with Datalex to support their business development". I wish Aidan and his team every success with their future.”
CEO of the Irish Stock Exchange, Deirdre Somers, also welcomed the announcement: “On behalf of The Irish Stock Exchange I would like to congratulate Datalex on their jobs announcement this morning. Datalex is listed on the Irish Stock Exchange’s Main Securities Market and has been part of the ISEQ for over 15 years. Despite difficult global market conditions its market capitalisation has increased tenfold in the last five years. The company’s achievements and ambitious plans for growth reinforce the considerable strides that Irish companies are making in the digital commerce sector. We wish Aidan Brogan and the team at Datalex every success with their continued expansion.”
CEO of Enterprise Ireland, Julie Sinnamon, also welcomed the announcement: “Congratulations is due to Datalex on their great success to date. Enterprise Ireland has worked closely with Datalex to support its continued growth in international markets. Datalex is a role model for ambitious, highly innovative Irish companies to follow.”
With office locations across four continents and a marquee list of global travel brand customers, Datalex offers a unique opportunity to join a team of award winning digital experts who are leading the transformation of travel commerce.
For more information:
James Dunny, FleishmanHillard +353 1 6188 417 / +353 86 388 3903
Fiona Murphy, FleishmanHillard +353 1 6188 470 / +353 87 8194464
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