Salesforce Appoints Carolan Lennon as Country Leader of Salesforce Ireland
7th March 2022
Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, recently announced that Carolan Lennon will join the company as Country Leader of Salesforce Ireland on July 1st. Carolan will lead the company’s Irish business through its next phase of growth and report to Zahra Bahrololoumi, CEO of Salesforce UK and Ireland. Salesforce opened its European HQ in Ireland in 2000 and continues to thrive in the market with a growing presence. Later this year it will open Salesforce Tower Dublin on North Wall Quay, a new office building to provide a unique space for customers, partners, employees and the wider Dublin community.
Carolan joins Salesforce from eir where she served as the company’s first female CEO since 2018. Carolan will take the reins from Dr. David Dempsey who has led Salesforce in Ireland over the past 22 years. He has played a significant role in building the team and culture which has seen the company being named one of Ireland’s Best Places to Work for the last six years. David will remain at Salesforce as a Senior Advisor and Board Member.
“Carolan is an experienced business leader and I’m thrilled to welcome her to Salesforce,” said Zahra Bahrololoumi, CEO of Salesforce UK and Ireland. “Ireland is an important market and talent hub for Salesforce and with Carolan’s leadership we are well placed to move into the next stage of growth and success for Salesforce, our customers, partners and communities.”
“I am excited to join the next chapter of success at Salesforce in Ireland,” said Carolan Lennon. “Salesforce is a unique company, focused on providing leading technology whilst being committed to a set of core values and the wider role that businesses can play in society. I can’t wait to join this talented team and continue its outstanding work.”