Matrix Recruitment sponsors the flatline Athlone half marathon

The race committee are delighted to announce their sponsorship partnership with Matrix Recruitment Group for this year’s race. So who are Matrix Recruitment Group?

Kieran McKeown, a proud Fermanagh man and CIMA accountant with twenty years’ experience in the multinational sector, entered the recruitment world in 1998 when he set up WBS Recruitment in George’s Street, Waterford. He saw an opportunity to offer a high quality, customer focussed recruitment service in the South East.

Over the years, WBS Recruitment expanded into the Midlands and opened an office in Tullamore. In 2006, they rebranded to Matrix Recruitment Group and opened two new offices in Carlow and Athlone, becoming the leading recruitment agency in the South East and Midlands.

Matrix Recruitment Group have weathered the economic downturn, opening a further two new offices in Dublin and Galway and currently employ 24 staff with combined recruitment experience of over 100 years. All of their recruiters are trained and certified ‘Black Belt Internet Recruiters’ which enables them to find the best candidates for their clients. Matrix Recruitment Group take the time to get to know their candidates and clients and they listen to your needs and requirements. They believe that this is the key to their success.

Recruiting on a permanent, contract and temporary basis they specialize in recruiting in the following areas: Accountancy & Finance, Financial Services, Technical Engineering, Life Sciences, Sales & Marketing, HR, Digital & IT, Customer Services and Office Support.

Speaking about Matrix Recruitment Group’s sponsorship of the half marathon, Breda Dooley, Branch Manager of the Midlands office said, “Over the past number of years we have seen a huge focus on fitness and exercise from our clients, candidates and our own staff. Everyone nowadays is keen on keeping fit and when the opportunity came up to work and get involved with the flatline Athlone half marathon, we saw this as a great opportunity to get involved with something local plus it’s a great way of getting our staff, candidates and clients involved.”

David Seery from the race committee is delighted to have the support of Matrix Recruitment Group. “Since the inaugural flatline half marathon in Athlone in 2012, this race has moved from strength to strength and is a key event on the Irish running calendar. The race simply would not be possible without the support of our sponsors. Matrix Recruitment Group were very keen to come on board and support us for which we are very thankful for. I believe that with the support of the Matrix Recruitment Group, the 2015 flatline Athlone half marathon will be our best event to date.”

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