Meet The Team
With over 100 years of combined experience, we’ve got
a well-seasoned team at the helm.
- Sean SheehanCEOSean SheehanCEO
Sean possesses over 30 Years extensive experience in the Electronics Manufacturing Industry, including Global Corporations EMC & Wang Labs. Proactively involved in all aspects of operations management including Manufacturing, Warehousing, Reverse Logistics, Rework & Quality. An advocate of manufacturing Lean Sigma methodologies, Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist 2013 Sean holds a MSc. in Professional Practice (Operations Management) and a Diploma in International Selling.
- Tom DelahuntyChief Operating OfficerTom DelahuntyChief Operating Officer
Tom joined Wisetek in 2008 and runs the global operations, delivering lean sigma excellence to the returns supply chain. Prior to joining Wisetek he spent more than 20 years in Global Engineering and Operational Management roles within the Contract Electronic Manufacturing industry. Tom holds a B. Tech in Manufacturing Technology from the University of Limerick.
- Paul CarrChief Financial OfficerPaul CarrChief Financial Officer
Paul holds a B Comm. from UCG and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ireland. Having initially spent 10 years with Ernst and Young in a number of International roles he has extensive experience in senior financial, commercial and leadership roles in both multinational and indigenous companies, such as Avery Dennison and the Musgrave Group. Key expertise is on high growth companies scaling for International expansion. In 2018 successfully completed the Chartered Director qualification and is a member of the Institute of Directors.
- Jim SheehanExecutive Director Middle East, Turkey and AfricaJim SheehanExecutive Director Middle East, Turkey and Africa
Jim started with Digital Equipment Corporation straight from college and also worked with Wang Laboratories for many years, specialising in Purchasing. He launched ITAD in Wisetek in 2009. He also has vast business experience in the European and Russian markets. Jim holds a Diploma in International Sales from Dublin Institute of Technology. He has held a seat on the R2 Technical Advisory Committee Consensus Body since 2015.
- Derek SweeneyGlobal Head of SalesDerek SweeneyGlobal Head of Sales
Derek is a sales professional with extensive strategic and operational experience within the IT industry, having successfully led sales teams across Enterprise, Mid-Market and SMB account segments. He has also successfully led large-scale channel-focused Inside Sales teams, driving revenue through reseller and distributor channels across EMEA. Derek recently joined Wisetek as Global Sales Director based in Wisetek’s WW HQ in Cork, Ireland.
- Chris ScottPresident Wisetek USAChris ScottPresident Wisetek USA
Originally from Liverpool, UK, Chris had seven years of financial asset management experience working in finance in the city of London before moving to the USA in 2001. Since then Chris has worked in the IT Asset Disposition industry running operations and taking over ownership of Computer Discounters and its subsidiaries, Capital Asset Recovery and Data Killers. Under his direction the company grew in diversity embracing Asset Recovery, Recycling and Data Destructions services till its merger with Wisetek in 2017. His hobbies are mountaineering and travelling with his family.
- Zack BoorsteinVice President Wisetek USAZack BoorsteinVice President Wisetek USA
Zack Boorstein is a fourth-generation metals recycler with his roots stemming from Detroit, MI. He began his professional career by founding Capitol Asset Recycling, Inc. in Beltsville, MD running both compliance and business development for the Company. Since then the company made several acquisitions to grow its national footprint including: Turtle Wings and Data Killers Inc, before merging with Wisetek in 2017. He holds an undergraduate degree from Indiana University and an MBA from Nova Southeastern University.
- Jim O’HaraChairmanJim O’HaraChairman
Jim O’Hara retired from Intel in 2010 where he was Vice President of their Technology and Manufacturing Group and General manager of Intel Ireland. Jim joined Intel in 1991 as part of the team to create Intel’s first semiconductor facility in Europe. Jim took over as General Manager in 2002 having previously served as Plant Manager. Over the 20-year period Intel invested over €6 billion in expanding leading edge manufacturing facilities and developing a team of thousands of experts in semiconductor manufacturing and engineering.
- Dick LehaneNon-Executive DirectorDick LehaneNon-Executive Director
Former Senior Vice President of EMC Corporation World Wide Manufacturing. Dick has over 40 year’s multi-national experience, including General Electric Corp, Wang labs and EMC. Vast experience in all aspects of Global hi-tech manufacturing and supply base Management. Dick was educated at the North Monastery and received a University Scholarship to UCC, graduating with a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1968. Throughout his career, Dick continued to upgrade his own business skills, obtaining an MBA from NUI Galway in 1978 and an MSc in Management from IMI/Trinity in 1984.
- John MullinsNon-Executive DirectorJohn MullinsNon-Executive Director
John Mullins is Executive Chairman of Amarenco. Amarenco is a global solar PV developer and investor headquartered in Cork. Prior to Amarenco, John was Group Chief Executive of Bord Gáis from December 2007 to December 2012. He has also held senior management positions with Greenstar, ESB, ESB International, PWC, and was Chief Executive of Bioverda, part of the NTR plc. Group. He is a Fellow of Engineers of Ireland and the Irish Academy of Engineering. He is a member of the board of the Tyndall National Institute and Chairman of the Port of Cork.