Anne Heraty is CEO of Cpl Resources plc., a provider of workforce solutions, specialist recruitment, managed services and outsourcing. With annual turnover of more than €433 million, the company has more than 670 traditional employees. In any one week, Cpl also has more than 12,000 temp/contract staff under management in customer sites. Cpl has grown through both strong organic growth and strategic acquisitions. Most recently, Heraty was recognised as the Business & Finance ‘Business Person of the Year 2014’ and Cpl was ranked as ‘Best Place to Work 2016’ in the large organisation category. Heraty is the president of Irish Business and Employers Confederation and also the chair for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards in Ireland.