Aptiv, a leading provider of software and system solutions for the mobility space, announced today the relocation of its global headquarters to Dublin from the United Kingdom. Ireland’s favourable regulatory environment, Dublin’s continued growth as a vibrant technology hub, and access to top universities and the city’s public infrastructure were important factors in Aptiv’s final selection.
“With Ireland’s strong pro-business environment, Dublin’s talented workforce, and strong partners in government and the private and academic sectors, this vibrant city is one of the most attractive and appealing locations in which to operate.” said Kevin Clark, president and chief executive officer Aptiv. “As a result, Dublin is the right choice for our global headquarters. We look forward to becoming an employer and partner of choice in Ireland.”
Aptiv’s global headquarters will employ hundreds of professionals in information technology, supply chain management and finance.
Welcoming the news, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys T.D. said, “Aptiv’s decision to relocate their Global headquarters to Dublin is a great vote of confidence in Ireland and what we have to offer. The Government has been making strenuous efforts to ensure that we have the right conditions in place to meet the needs of leading global technology companies such as Aptiv, and Ireland is now well-established as a vibrant technology hub. Aptiv is at the forefront of innovation and technology and the establishment of their headquarters here will lead to the creation of quality jobs in the coming months and years. I’m delighted to welcome the company to Dublin, and I wish them every success.”
IDA Ireland CEO Martin Shanahan said “Aptiv’s decision to locate its strategically important global headquarters in Dublin is an excellent endorsement of Ireland’s attractiveness for high quality foreign direct investment. The company is building a strong team of professionals to drive its business from Ireland.”