Calyx Group, the leading independent end-to-end provider of Information & Communications Technology (ICT) in Ireland and the UK has appointed Karl O’Leary as Managing Director for Calyx Software Limited in Ireland, formerly known as Mentec International Limited.
O’Leary succeeds former Managing Director Kevin Haverty. In this role Haverty was responsible for the successful management of the acquisition of the Mentec business and subsequent integration into the Calyx Group. Kevin is leaving the company to pursue his other business interests.
Having joined Calyx Software in 2007 as Sales Director, O’Leary quickly established strong relationships with key customers, major trading partners and the management and team at Calyx. In his new role, Karl will now take responsibility for the day to day operations and strategic management of this key business unit within the Calyx Group.
Commenting on appointment, Maurice Healy, CEO, Calyx Group said, "Karl joins the Calyx senior management team at an exciting time in the company’s development. He brings an experience and enthusiasm that mirrors that of our newly expanded team and we believe Karl is ideally placed to lead Calyx Software forward in the coming years."
Paying tribute to former Managing Director, Kevin Haverty, Healy concluded, "Kevin has played a pivotal role in the acquisition and successful integration of the Mentec business into the Calyx Group. His experience and management expertise also played a major role during our recent rebranding earlier this year. We wish him well in his future endeavours."
O’Leary has over fifteen years senior management software industry experience. He is former Managing Director of the Irish subsidiary of global ERP vendor CODA plc. Prior to that, Karl was Managing Director of Systems Union Ireland also based in Ireland. He has also held a number of Senior Financial and Systems Implementation roles outside of the software industry.
Karl is a Fellow of the Sales Institute of Ireland and a graduate of the Irish Management Institute.
Calyx Software specialise in the development, distribution, implementation and support of business software. The distributor of the Agresso ERP suite in Ireland, the company is also a Microsoft Gold Certified partner specialising in the Dynamics GP and Dynamics CRM solutions. Calyx Software is also a leading developer of custom and packaged e-commerce solutions under the Mentec Plus brand.