Catherine Doyle Appointed as New General Manager of Microsoft Ireland

9th May 2024

Posted In: So In Demand

Microsoft has announced that Catherine Doyle will join Microsoft Ireland as General Manager, effective from the 1st of July.

She will lead Microsoft’s sales, marketing and services business, focusing on enabling public and private sector customers across the island of Ireland to digitally transform, powered by AI and cloud technologies.

Catherine joins from Dell Technologies where she was Managing Director for Ireland with overall responsibility for the commercial and enterprise businesses across Ireland.

Over the past 23 years, Catherine held various senior roles at Dell, both in the Irish and the UK markets. Prior to becoming Managing Director, she led the EMEA Software Sales Division, driving growth and market share with solutions that help customers leverage the latest technologies to support their business goals.

Catherine Doyle commented: “I am excited to join Microsoft during this pivotal moment, as we embrace the transformative power of AI to help organisations across Ireland achieve new levels of efficiency and effectiveness.

Microsoft’s culture of innovation, inclusion and social responsibility has always inspired me, and I’m honoured to lead such a talented team. I look forward to driving digital transformation across Ireland, empowering businesses and communities to reach their full potential.”

Commenting on the appointment, Joacim Damgard, President, Microsoft Western Europe, said: “I am delighted to welcome Catherine to lead our commercial business in Ireland, driving digital transformation and unlocking new opportunities across the country.

With her proven track-record of delivering results and building strong relationships, Catherine brings a wealth of experience and a deep understanding of the Irish market.

As we advance in this era of AI, I’m confident her passion, energy, and vision will inspire the Microsoft Ireland team, our customers, and our partners to achieve even greater success.”

Catherine lives in Kildare with her husband, Stuart and their two children. She enjoys hiking and is an avid rugby supporter.