Wednesday, 1st March 2017 – Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD today announced that Mobile Technologies Inc. (MTI) is to hire 150 people in its newly established European Contact Centre Headquarters in Drogheda over the course of the next three years. Recruitment is already under way for a variety of technology based roles. The company is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland.
The company which specialises in mobile device display technologies was founded in 1977 and is currently headquartered in Hillsboro, Oregon USA, operating in over 90 countries worldwide.
The announcement and official opening ceremony was officiated by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD with President and CEO of Mobile Technologies Inc, Chris Remy and was attended by CEO of IDA Ireland Martin Shanahan, the Mayor of Drogheda, Oliver Tully and local dignitaries.
Speaking at the announcement Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor said: “This is a great announcement by Mobile Technologies Inc., bringing 150 high skilled jobs to Drogheda. Driving investment into Regional locations is a key focus for me. This investment will be of considerable benefit to Drogheda and the Border Region, providing a significant boost to employment and benefitting the economy of the town and region.”
President and CEO of Mobile Technologies Inc., Chris Remy commented: “We chose Ireland due to its talented technology savvy workforce, attractive business environment, and its membership in the European Union. The IDA was extremely helpful in assisting MTI with this decision. Whether helping MTI navigate local business requirements, selecting the town of Drogheda for our office location, or introducing us to their trusted partners and vendors – the IDA has been an incredible resource.”
Welcoming the announcement, CEO of IDA Ireland Martin Shanahan commented: “The investment by Mobile Technologies Inc. is fantastic news for the local economy of the North East region. These high quality jobs will have a positive knock on effect on the wider region and promote Drogheda as an ideal location for conducting international business. There is an excellent talent pool of skilled workers in the region and I have no doubt the company will thrive in its new headquarters. IDA Ireland continues to be committed to securing high quality FDI for regional locations across the country.”
About MTI Global Services (MTIGS):
MTI Global Services, a division of Mobile Technologies Inc. (MTI), is a worldwide leader within the Technology Services Industry partnering with the world’s largest brands and retailers; supporting every aspect of the technology investments being made around the globe. Our goal is simple; develop customizable services plans that help our customers maximize their technology investments in the marketplace. For more information please visit: mtiglobalservices.com
About Mobile Technologies Inc. (MTI):
For over 40 years, MTI has been a global leader in mobile device display technologies, developing solutions that deliver the highest level of merchandising security for consumer electronics and mobile enterprise applications allowing products, sales and service to be the focus, while security operates efficiently in the background. For more information please visit: mobiletechinc.com
For further information please contact:
Mobile Technologies Inc. (MTI) – David Everson, Director of Global Marketing – David.Everson@mobiletechinc.com
IDA Ireland Press Office – +353 1 603 4226