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Ruane, Ciara

Firm: Avolon Holdings Limited
Position: Chief People Officer
Address: Number One Ballsbridge Building 1 Shelbourne Road Dublin 4 D04 FP65
Phone: +353 1 231 5800
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Ciara Ruane was appointed Chief People Officer in October 2021 and is responsible for leading Avolon's people strategy, employee experience, recruitment, rewards, retention, leadership development, learning and diversity & inclusion.

Ciara has over 20 years' Human Resources (HR) experience working in strategic HR and effectiveness and, prior to joining Avolon, Ciara worked at Primark, a leading fashion retailer. At Primark, Ciara became Group Director of People and Culture where she also led Primark's Diversity and Inclusion agenda, wellbeing strategy and corporate giving programmes. Prior to working at Primark, Ciara worked for Willis Towers Watson for over 10 years across a broad range of HR practices.

Ciara is a graduate of Smurfit Business School and has a Bachelor of Science from University College Cork.