125 new jobs are to be created in Cork by software program firm Poppulo as a part of its plans to develop internationally.
The brand new jobs will likely be primarily high-tech engineering and Analysis and Improvement roles and there will even be gross sales and advertising positions.
Poppulo’s software program is used to handle the interior worker communications of huge firms.
The Cork-based firm’s purchasers embrace Unilever, Nestlé, Johnson Controls and Rolls Royce and nearly half of the world’s high pharma firms.
A further 75 jobs will even be created on the firm’s Boston workplace, bringing Poppulo’s whole workforce to 400.
The enlargement is supported by the Division of Enterprise, Enterprise and Innovation by means of Enterprise Eire.
It follows a €30m funding by US non-public fairness agency Susquehanna Progress Fairness (SGE) earlier this yr for a minority stake to assist the corporate speed up its worldwide enlargement plans.
Saying the brand new jobs at the moment, firm founder Andrew O’Shaughnessy stated that whereas Poppulo is quickly rising globally and increasing its base within the US, he’s more than happy to be creating high-value jobs in Eire.
He paid tribute to Enterprise Eire for its help from the beginning once they have been solely a handful of individuals working for the corporate.
Minister for Enterprise, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys stated Poppulo is a shining instance of an organization creating the situations for high quality and sustainable jobs which might be match for the longer term.
Enterprise Eire’s government director Kevin Sherry stated they’d labored intently with the corporate which has a transparent world ambition and one which has positioned itself to be a world chief in inside communications software program.
The corporate at present employs 200 individuals – 163 in Cork, and 37 in Boston.