PROFILE OF MANAGING DIRECTOR
Dermot Martin is a Procurement and Supply Chain expert with over 25 years’ experience at senior executive and director level.
Dermot was Director of Procurement and Supply Chain Management with a large telecommunications business based in Ireland for 5-years and during that period he managed an annual spend of almost €700 million delivering year on year savings of up to 15%.
Prior to that Dermot spent 5-years as Group Purchasing Manager for a publicly quoted Irish print group where he managed the purchasing strategy for 16 subsidiary companies across the UK and Ireland.
Dermot has also worked for over 10-years in private equity where he was Vice- President for Operations and eventually Chairman of Prime Active Capital PLC , a company which had a listing on the Irish IEX Exchange as well as the London AIM Exchange.
Dermot has an MBA from Michael Smurfit Business School/UCD and has lectured with the business school as well as the Irish Institute for Purchasing and Materials Management and other bodies.
As well as his role as Managing Director of Business Change Management Ltd, Dermot is also Managing Director of Apache Optics Europe Limited, a key player in the global generic fiber optics market and a supplier of other fibre related products within the telecoms, data and cloud computing sectors.
Dermot also serves as non-executive director for several start-up ventures.