Force Recruitment Team

Meet the team

Declan Devine

Declan Devine

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

​With over 20 years in the pharmaceutical industry, Declan has held a number of senior management positions in sales and marketing within the ethical, OTC and distribution sectors. ​Declan has been responsible for str...

Bethann Doherty

Bethann Doherty

CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER

​Bethann has over 20 years’ experience in the Pharmaceutical industry, and joined the Pharmed Group in 2006 as Commercial Director. ​Prior to this, she was Sales Director for Intrapharma, responsible for sales, market...

John Molony

John Molony

CHAIRPERSON

​John has worked in senior roles in the Pharmaceutical Industry for thirty-eight years and has led teams who have managed a large diverse portfolio of prescription medicines. John has a strong track record in leadership in his career to date.​John began his career in a small Irish Pharmaceutical compa...

Brian Wright

Brian Wright

FINANCIAL CONTROLLER

Prior to joining Force, Brian was Financial Director with DMG Media in Dublin, where he worked for over 10 years. In his earlier career, he spent 3 years as Financial Controller with Wild About Water, and almost 3 years as Financial Accountant for construction company Royceton. HE holds a Bachelor of Arts...

Shirley Kiernan

Shirley Kiernan

DIRECTOR OPERATIONS & CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT

​Shirley joined Pharmaforce in March 2017 as Commercial Manager, having over 15 years experience in Marketing, Sales and HR. Prior to joining Pharmaforce, Shirley spent over 5 years as Marketing Manager for Innocoll, a speci...

Dean Robinson

Dean Robinson

RECRUITMENT MANAGER UK

​Dean Robinson has been appointed as the Recruitment Manager for Force Recruitment in the UK. With nearly two decades of experience in sales and leadership positions, Dean has dedicated the past 12 years to the recruitment industry, specifically in the Technology and Healthcare sectors. He ...

Kevin Byrne

Kevin Byrne

RECRUITMENT MANAGER

​Kevin is a Life Sciences professional with a combined nine years of experience as a registered pharmacist and recruiter. Uniquely positioned in blending clinical, pharmaceutical, and commercial recruitment expertise, Kevin has a passion for forging meaningful connections, building productive partnerships, and facilitating positive change. Ke...

John Egan

John Egan

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

​John is a Sales professional with over 6 years experience across Life Sciences, Recruitment, Tech and Fintech Sectors. He has spent the last 2 years recruiting in the Science and Engineering sector across Ireland and has helped many of the top multinational Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical com...

Jennifer Mahon

Jennifer Mahon

SENIOR RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT - SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

Jennifer studied Business Management at Maynooth University and worked in Sales and Customer Service roles before joining the Force Recruitment team 2 years ago...

Michael Boyle

Michael Boyle

SENIOR RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT - SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

​With over 13 years of manufacturing experience, Michael is an experienced industry professional with knowledge in areas of medical device, polymer, pharmaceutical and manufacturing. He has worked in several areas including Production, HR, Learning & Development and...

Elizabeth Brady

Elizabeth Brady

SENIOR RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT - SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

​As a seasoned senior recruitment consultant, Elizabeth brings a wealth of expertise and dedication to her role at Force. With her educational foundation including a BSc in Podiatric Medicine and a Diploma in Human Resource Management, Elizabeth combines her science and HR knowledge to exce...

Kanishka Singh

Kanishka Singh

RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT - SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

​Originally from India, Kanishka moved to Ireland in 2019 to pursue her master's in human resource management and embarked on her recruitment journey in European market. ​

Bronagh Beglan

Bronagh Beglan

OPERATIONS SUPPORT SPECIALIST

​We are delighted to welcome Bronagh Beglan who recently joined us from PPD/Thermo Fisher where she was a Senior Facilities Co-Ordinator for the last five years and was an integral member of the Facilities Management team. Bronagh began her career as a Front of House receptionist in Mullingar and from there, explored various roles with...

Hannah O'Gara

Hannah O'Gara

MARKETING EXECUTIVE

​Hannah joined Force Recruitment at the beginning of 2023 as a Marketing Executive. She has a Bachelor of Science in Marketing, Innovation and Technology from DCU and an Associate Certificate in Graphic Design with Dublin Design Institute. Before Force, Hannah worked in Social Media for a wine company in Lisbon, Portugal and as a baker/cake d...

Claire Smullen

Claire Smullen

HR ADMINISTRATOR

​Claire Smullen started working with Force Recruitment in 2021 and is our Administrator. She is a motivated professional with an extensive background in accounts, customer services and office management.

Claire Ross

Claire Ross

ACCOUNTANT

Claire is a qualified accountant with ACCA.  Prior to joining Force in 2022, she worked for six years as Finance Manager with The Brilliant Club, a university access charity in London.  Claire also worked in the not-for-profit sector in Australia and in accountancy practices in Dubin and Mullingar.<...