Hartley graduated from University College Dublin and joined Google in 2014. Prior to her current role, she held senior roles with the company in Europe.
Waterford-born Vanessa Hartley has been appointed as Managing Director of Google EMEA’s Large Customer Center in Dublin.
Hartley’s appointment was announced by Google Ireland today (June 20). The facility aims to help Google’s largest customers across EMEA with their digital transformation needs. In his new role, Hartley will oversee hub strategy.
“We’ve seen significant shifts in consumer expectations over the past two years, and as a result, how our clients have reinvented their strategies,” Hartley said.
“Additionally, we have many new Googlers who have joined us over the past two years, so beginning the process of returning to the office and engaging our hybrid working model is an exciting time for our teams. In doing so, we will listen, We’ll learn, grow, and adapt; it’s always been the Google way.”
Hartley joined Google in 2014. Prior to her current role with the company, she held several other roles in the EMEA region, including Central Europe leadership and most recently Central Operations leadership. and planning divisions in the EMEA region.
Hartley holds a degree in International Marketing from University College Dublin. She previously worked at Permanent TSB as Head of Personal Banking and Product Strategy. She was also commercial director at Irish Life Health and group marketing director for Aviva Ireland.
Dublin is the location of Google’s headquarters for the EMEA region. The tech giant employs around 8,000 people in Dublin and has several offices around the city.
Earlier this year, Google Ireland received permission from Dublin City Council to build a new campus in the city center that will house 1,700 workers.
The company will redevelop and expand a building that was the headquarters of the National Treasury Management Agency.
The tech giant also received a special recognition award from IDA Ireland to recognize its long investment relationship with Ireland.
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