McKesson Cork: Celebrating 20 years in business

Joanne O’Leary McKesson Cork     We set sail for Cork In April 2001, a man named Andy Smith travelled from Altanta, Georgia to Cork, Ireland with the mission of setting up a Central Software Distribution office for McKesson. Opening their doors on April 18th, teamed with just 6 employees, they had their work cut…

Recognizing Our Female Talent

Joanne O’Leary McKesson Cork On March 8th, we celebrated International Women’s Day. March also commemorates Women in History month. We spoke with some of our female colleagues on how both McKesson and NorthStar has supported their careers in the areas of our societal impact, our innovation, best place to work and healthcare of the future.…

Winner !! Irish Accountancy Awards 2020

McKesson Cork Business Solutions have won CSR Initiative of the Year at the Irish Accountancy Awards 2020. A virtual awards ceremony took place on the 18th November, and after being shortlisted by a panel of experts, McKesson Cork scooped the award ahead of some other great finalists. The award is in recognition of CSR initiatives…

American Chamber of Commerce (US-Ireland Business Conference 2019)

They say a change is as good as a break! A morning in UCC attending the American Chamber of Commerce Southern Conference in UCC was an opportunity for me to learn more about AmCham and the work they do. Joined by my colleagues Graham Baitson, Austin McCann, Lorraine Conachey and Patrick Scannell along with 200…

Technology Ireland Industry Awards 2019

The 27th Technology Ireland Industry Awards took place on Friday 22nd November 2019. These awards celebrate those companies who have achieved exceptional success, developed innovative technologies and partnerships and achieved significant sales results over the past year. This annual flagship event has gained an exceptional reputation as one of the most coveted Award ceremonies within…

IT@Cork Tech Leaders Awards 2019

The 13th IT@Cork Tech Leaders Awards took place on Friday 18th October 2019. These awards showcase the companies and universities that are blazing a trail in technology. Continuing from last year’s success of McKesson winning the Multinational Company of the Year Award, we were shortlisted as finalists this year in the Corporate Social Responsibility and…

Women in Tech Awards 2019

Dublin Tech Summit’s second annual DTS Women in Tech Awards took place on Thursday 17th October 2019. These awards highlight the importance of diversity in the workplace, focus on narrowing the gender gap and also recognise the achievements of women working to drive IT excellence, innovation, leadership and success in the tech industry. Maebh Costello,…

McKesson joins forces with CIT to offer first ever female PhD scholarship

McKesson, a global leader in healthcare, have announced an innovative PhD scholarship in Computer Science in partnership with the SFI Centre for Research Training in Advanced Networks and Sustainable Societies (ADVANCE) and Cork Institute of Technology (CIT). The primary objective of the Centre for Research Training (ADVANCE), and the scholarship, is to train the next…